(Nearly!) All of Dublin in 5 hours

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Dublin, Dublin

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This is a thorough but leisurely-paced walking tour that covers most of Dublin's major and minor sites. History, culture, architecture, Irish society, Irish language, literature, and many-a-joke to be heard during our jaunt around the fair city.

Everything can be tailored to suit you.

A coffee break and a lunch break will be included to nicely punctuate your Dublin experience.

Five hours fly by quickly!

- Guided tour of Old Library of Trinity College where the Book of Kells is housed. Note that if this option is selection, the National Museum of History and Archaeology must be substituted out. On Mondays, the National Museum of History and Archaeology is closed.
- Please note that there is an entrance fee for the Book of Kells (adults and children) – you can purchase the tickets at the door.

What's Included

A customised tour of Dublin's best sights

Professional, Irish tour guide with at least 1 year's experience

Visit to the National Museum of History and Archaeology

What's Not Included



Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 90

Additional Info

  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Only you and your group will be on this tour. Please read the recent updates on Irish government websites in order to learn whether you need to self-isolate or quarantine after arriving in Ireland and before your tour date.
  • Service animals allowed
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

What To Expect

Trinity College Dublin
Visting the campus. If you want to visit the Old Library and Book of Kells, please book our 5hr tour '(Nearly!) All of Dublin in 5 hours'. Access to the campus is limited to groups of 8 or fewer unless tickets for the Old Library are purchased in advance (these are Trinity's rules).
Started in 1592 as a university only for Protestants, Trinity remained an institution of resentment for Ireland's Catholic majority up until at least 1970. Throughout the centuries, this fine university nurtured such aspiring students as Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Bram Stoker and Samuel Beckett, the greatest playwright of the 20th century.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition
Tickets can be purchased at the door (not included in the tour price). Alternatively, you can coordinate with your guide to book the tickets in advance

40 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Temple Bar
Stroll the cobbled streets of the famous Temple Bar area. Your guide will show you the real local spots (street art, bohemian shops) and hidden gems of what is a overty touristy area.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dublin Castle
We will explore the grounds of Dublin Castle (upper and lower courtyards, Chapel Royal, Dubh Linn Gardens) without needing to explore any interiors, which can only be availed of through an official Dublin Castle tour

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Christ Church Cathedral
Visting the outside. Christ Church Cathedral or/and St Patrick's Cathedral
Although a wooden church was built here in ca. 1030, and there was likely a pagan shrine before that, Christchurch as a stone structure began in the 1180s and has been restored and changed numerous times since. The neo-gothic architecture makes Christchurch, arguably, Dublin's most beautiful complex. The vast crypt underneath the cathedral deserves particular attention for its size, interesting curious and the fact that it hosted a pub, distillery and... brothel (!) in the 18th century.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Ha'penny Bridge
Cross the famous Ha'Penny Bridge, one of Dublin's icons. Take look up the river towards the Guinness Brewery (maybe you'll detect the aroma of hops boiling) or down the river towards the Custom House and the modern Docklands area. Or simply stop to observe the lovers' locks.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology
Closed on Mondays.
On this tour we have time to EITHER do National Museum (free entry) or Book of Kells (paid entry). Coordinate with your guide after booking. We suggest you book this tour and our Museums tour for a great Dublin plan

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Leinster House
Leinster House

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The O'Connell Monument
Daniel O'Connell was arguably the first man to prove to the masses that civil disobedience and peaceful resistance could be effective. A huge hero for Irish people, having secured Catholic Emancipation, he's nick-named 'The Liberator' and the main street of our capital city is justifiably named after him.

7 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Bank of Ireland
Old Parliament Building
Dublin was the 2nd city of the British Empire in the 18th century, and we have the subtle patriotism of the Irish-born politicians of the institution to thank. Today, Dublin's architectural landscape is ornamented by an abundance of buildings from this period, making it look much older than Paris and London.

• Admission Ticket Free

St Stephens Green
Gifted to the city in 1880 by a member of the Guinness family, Stephen's Green remains much-appreciated by Dubliners today - it's probably their favourite piece of the city. We'll stroll through the lush verdure along the curved Victorian walkways and keep our eyes peeled for that most-rare of animals - an Irish person sunbathing!

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Grafton Street
Don't let the brands and blatant consumerism fool you, Grafton still has its charm. In fact, Grafton street is one of the last bastions of old Dublin left. Admire the flower ladies, enjoy the buskers (street musicians) as you head towards Bewleys Café, Ireland's oldest and biggest café, built in 1927.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

An Post General Post Office
It was outside this impressive building on Easter Monday when Padraig Pearse read the Declaration of Irish Independence and he, together with his 1600 comrades, led a rebellion that shock an empire. The most under-rated site in Dublin for tourists, the GPO retains all its historical potency for Dubliners and Irish people, but most tourists never learn why this should be on their top 5 list of sites to visit.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

City Hall
One of the key locations of 1916 Easter Rising and an example of Dublin's 18th century architecture. We can enter the building as long as there is not a private event occuring.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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