Best of Dublin Walking Tour

Best of Dublin Walking Tour
4 Stars4.0 / 5  |  1 ReviewReview This Tour
Price: $20.00
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? A taxi (not included, approximately 17 EUR each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and walking shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk leisurely along city streets. This tour may be wheelchair accessible upon request at the time of booking, provided that a companion is present to assist. Some variation along the route may be necessary to avoid steps. Children under 16 years of age may attend the tour free of charge with advanced notice at the time of booking, but must be accompanied by an adult.

Best of Dublin Walking Tour

History, culture and architecture highlight this walking tour of Dublin. When visiting a city as rich in history as Dublin, it is often difficult to get it all in, but this tour manages to cover the major historic sites and introduce you to many vital city centers.

Among the highlights of your tour is the remarkable architecture of Trinity College, the oldest university in Ireland. You will pass the former Houses of Parliament (now the Bank of Ireland). This building was the first in the world built as a two-chamber parliament house. You'll also see City Hall, built in 1769, and beside it, the beautiful Dublin Castle's courtyard and garden, which serves as a major government complex. Also on the Dublin Castle grounds you will view the remarkable Chester Beatty Library Galleries.

Your Dublin walking tour includes views of the two Church of Ireland cathedrals. St. Patrick's Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland, is formerly a Roman Catholic Church founded in 1191. Christ Church Cathedral is also a former Roman Catholic Church and was founded in 1030. The medieval architecture and grounds of these cathedrals are breathtaking. Your tour of Dublin's highlights also includes a stop at Fishamble Street, famous as the site of the world's first performance of Handel's Messiah. Finally, visit Temple Bar, a former suburb of medieval Dublin. Temple Bar is known as the cultural center of Dublin and features many bars and a vibrant nightlife.

Your knowledgeable guide is ready to answer your group's questions throughout the tour. Take this easy walking tour through Dublin's city streets and see the best of Dublin for yourself.

4 Stars4.0 / 5  |  1 ReviewReview This Tour
Easiest way to see the highlights
June 25, 2018
The tour was a great way to see many of the highlights of Dublin and to learn things you would never know by going on your own.
Reviewer: Dan Hartwig
4 Stars