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Local Attractions #36: The Historical Walking Tour of Dublin

11 June 2019

Established in 1986, the Historical Walking Tour of Dublin is the longest running walking tour in Dublin City. Originally established to provide an income for post graduate history students, the tour prides itself in offering an entertaining and often amusing side to the history of the city of Dublin.

historical walking tour of dublin

Source: historicaltours.ie

The award-winning tour is presented by friendly and expert guides who take you on a journey of the city’s history. Dedicated to their craft, the guides explore the main features of Irish history, including Dublin’s development throughout the centuries, the influence of both the American and French Revolutions, the Great Famine, the 1916 Rising and subsequent War of Independence along with many other topics.

Tours leave from the front gate of Trinity College Dublin and last over 2 hours.

USEFUL INFORMATION WHEN VISITING

Admission
Adults: €14.00 (£12.48 or $15.84).
Students/Seniors: €12.00 (From £10.69 or $13.58).
Children: Free
Special group packages available for large groups

Currency conversion correct as on 11.06.2019.

Starting Times
Summer (May – Sept): 11am and 3pm each day.
Spring/Autumn (April & October): 11am each day.
Winer (Jan – March; Nov - Dec): 11am on Friday – Sunday only.

Distance from West County Hotel
The starting point of the Historical Walking Tour of Dublin is located at the front gates of Trinity College Dublin. This is situated just 7km from The West County Hotel, or a 20 minute drive. Take Bus 25, 26, 66, 66a, 66b, 67 from outside the hotel and get off at Stop 406 (Nassau).

Contact Details for The Historical Walking Tour of Dublin
Address: 6 Palmerston Place, Dublin 7, Ireland
Tel: 087 688 9412
Email: info@historicaltours.ie.
Website: www.historicaltours.ie.

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