The Locals' Guide to Dublin Walking Tour

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Dublin, Dublin

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This walking tour of Dublin is a mix of everything from history to hidden culture. Join historian Alan Byrne on a three-hour walk which is suitable for visitors and locals alike. The tour takes in everything from the remains of Medieval Dublin, through to its rebellious struggles against the British rule, as well as taking in life in the city, its street art, characters, and hidden mischievous pranks. Join a tour led by a qualified historian, guide, and native of the city for a unique and unforgettable experience.

What's Included

Bathroom/Convenience break at a local cafe

What's Not Included

Coffee and/or Tea

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 15
  • YOUTH: Age: 16 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 64
  • SENIOR: Age: 65 - 110

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Dublin Castle
We begin our tour visiting Dublin Castle grounds and gardens. Here we'll see the sites of the foundation of the city, as well as get a look at the central location of the 700-year period of the British rule. NB the tour is of the grounds only.

35 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

St. Patrick's Park
We will visit St. Patrick's park beside the cathedral. We will hear about the contribution of the Guinness family to the heritage of Dublin through their charitable works including the restoration of St. Patrick's Cathedral and the establishment of the Iveagh Trust housing complex.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Christ Church Cathedral
Here we will see the 1000-year history of Dublin's oldest building dating back to viking times. NB the visit is to church grounds only.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Here we will see the Dublin's oldest street and hear about the excavations which unearthed the remains of the original viking city.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Temple Bar
We take a brief detour into Temple Bar. Here I'll point out the lesser known shops and bars, as well as give advice on places to avoid.

• Admission Ticket Free

The Icon Factory & The Icon Walk
We will visit the Icon Walk and see how a public art project brightened up some of the darker places of the city.

• Admission Ticket Free

Trinity College Dublin
We will pass by Dublin's oldest university, and hear a little about its long history and famous alumni. I'll also give some advice on visiting the popular Book of Kells and Long Room library.

• Admission Ticket Free

O'Connell Street
On O'Connell street we will learn about the long struggles of the 19th and 20th century against British rule which culminated in the rebellion of Easter 1916

• Admission Ticket Free

GPO Museum
At our last stop we will learn some of the reasons behind the rebellion of 1916 as well as get a look at some of the damage which still remains from the week long battle over 100 years ago.

• Admission Ticket Free

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