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Historical Walking Tours of Dublin

Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 87 688 9412
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Dublin's longest established walking tour business (1986). In just over 2 hours this award-winning and entertaining 'seminar on the street' conducted by history post-graduates explores the main features of Irish history—Dublin's development, the influence of the American and French Revolutions, the Potato Famine 1845-49, the 1916 Rising, the War of Independence, partition—and concludes with the Northern Ireland peace process and the rise and fall of the 'Celtic Tiger'.Cost: €12pp, €10 students/seniors
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Trinity College front gate, Dublin Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 87 688 9412

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our guide Sylvie took us on a fascinating tour of some of the main historical sites in the city centre. She managed to explain the power struggles in a concise yet non patronising way, in fact her whole delivery never descended into oversimplification. She explained...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked for 3 on the 12th Nov and tour guide didn’t turn up. Phone number just hit an answer machine and no one called back. Eventually got the message through another traveller that the tour was cancelled. Now trying to secure a refund from the...More

Thank Mikem1001
Tommy G, Owner at Historical Walking Tours of Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sincerest apologies to all our customers who missed out on our 11am tour on Sun 12 Nov. Due to a minor traffic accident our guide was unable to make it & our usual back-up systems failed, not helped by the fact that I was out...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

November 12 @ 11AM the tourguide did not show up. There were about 20 of us. Many tried to call number on voucher with no luck as the number was no good. Someone was finally able to reach them at alternate number and learned there...More

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

But alas we are drinking a tea and Irish coffee instead. This tour markets itself as a mix of humor and history. Our guide, Sylvie, was so mind numbingly boring that we opted to leave just past the midway point. It seemed like the lecture...More

Thank AshAndrews33
Tommy G, Owner at Historical Walking Tours of Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Our tour is marketed primarily as an 'historical walking tour of Dublin' conducted by history postgraduates and that's what Sylvie, & all our guides, deliver (very well; check out our other reviews).

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had Tim today for a tour. I now have a very excellent overview of the history and a greater understanding of why Ireland is how it is. It was extremely fascinating and Tim was able to answer all of our questions. It was also extremely...More

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16 January 2017|
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Response from Laura O | Reviewed this property |
The tour I took ended just down the street from Trinity College.
30 August 2016|
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Response from lecia210 | Reviewed this property |
I did the SANDEMANs NEW Dublin, Free Walking Tour during the week. I am 53 and thought it was fantastic. I highly recommend them.
31 May 2016|
Response from aurorasev | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the queue for the Book of Kells can be very long so probably try to time yourself to get there earlyish. The historical tour doesn't deal with the Book. And no, there wasn't any tour of Dublin Castle state apartments... More