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Free Walking Tour of Dublin - Discover Dublin & Hidden Gems

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English
Quality Verified Registered on September 14, 2021

We are a Dublin based Walking Tour company provided by local guides. The guides we work with have a passion for the history of Ireland and are dedicated in showing you the true Dublin.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Come and join us in unearthing the history of Dublin and leaving no trace behind! Our passionate, local tour guides are working hard to help rebuild Dublin and showcase the very best this fantastic city has to offer.
Our Free Walking Tour of Dublin is a great way to start off exploring the city, 2.5 hours of visiting the most iconic locations in the capital, but also showing you the hidden gems too. We'll discover the places you need to visit to tick off your bucket list, but allow you to discover local Dublin as well!

Dive into the tour that will explore 12,000 years of Dublin’s captivating and enthralling history.

What better way to discover the fascinating past of Dublin than on a guided tour with a native, local expert.

What will we see?

  • St. Stephen’s Green
  • Trinity College
  • College Green/Old House of Parliament
  • Molly Malone
  • O’Connell Bridge
  • Temple Bar
  • Christ Church
  • Dublin Castle.
  • and more….

Our tour begins at the Wolfe Tone Sculpture at the entrance of St Stephen's Green opposite The Shelbourne Hotel.
Join us today and discover Dublin with a local!

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What will we visit on this tour?

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    ststephensgreenpark, Dublin City, Co....
    ststephensgreenpark, Dublin City, Co. Dublin, Ireland
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    Our Tour begins at the Wolfe Tone Sculpture, at the entrance of St Stephen's Green opposite the Shelbourne Hotel. Look out for the purple umbrella!

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Wolfe stone Statue at St Stephen’s Green

    Here we open the tour with a brief introduction to what we will visit. We will cover some statues such as Wolfe Tone & The Famine and speak of Women’s History, Irish Rebellions or The 1916 Uprising.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    St Stephen's Green

    We will venture inside the park checking out more of Dublins rebellion past & Famine history, taking in the views of one of the cities most beautiful parks.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Leinster House

    Here we visit Irish Parliament and dive into what makes the Republic of Ireland today, both politically and geographically.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Trinity College

    We take a stop outside Trinity College, moving further into Dublins cultural history. We talk about how Trinity serves as a standing landmark in Dublin’s past.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    College Green

    Standing at the very central of College Green we take the views of Grafton Street, Dame Street, Trinity College and the Bank of Ireland. Here the guides will cover more on how the British Empire and the stand against them shaped Ireland today.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Molly Malone Statue

    We take a stop at the statue of Molly Malone. A cultural icon of the city and a great local legend.

  • 7
    Outside visit
    Temple Bar

    Changing it up to some more modern and cultural information we weave our way through the cobbled streets checking out local pubs, shops, street art and the iconic Temple Bar.

  • 8
    Outside visit
    Christ Church Cathedral

    We dive even further back into Dublin’s past and talk about the founding of the city, the Vikings and take in the views and breathtaking outside architecture of Christchurch Cathedral.

  • 9
    Outside visit
    Dublin Castle

    Dublin Castle is one of the most visited places in Dublin. Here we talk about the handover of power from the British Empire and discuss what Dublin Castle does for the city today.

  • 10
    Outside visit
    Dubh Linn Garden

    We finish up our tour at the Castle Gardens, Dubh Linn. Here we will discuss more on the Vikings, modern day Ireland and take a few moments to grab those picture perfect poses in an amazing picturesque setting.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Mike 12 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
We have been on so many walking tours around the world, and we can confidently say that this was absolutely our favourite. Brilliant tour! We would whole-heartedly recommend doing this tour when you're in Dublin - such enthusiasm and fun whilst covering such a wide range of key historical events, politics, and social issues. Amazing! Thanks Cillian.
Sandra 11 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
This tour was excellent! It was very informative, the information presented in a manner that kept everyone interested and engaged the entire time. Ciaran also provided plenty of helpful and practical tips! Would highly recommend! :)
Barbara 10 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
We saw the main points of interest in Dublin and our tour guide (Tara) was great!! Very fun and pleasant to listen to
Amelie 09 Apr 2024

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
Tara was so much fun and the information that she shared were very interesting. Also it was easy to follow the stories and facts that she told us.
Marilina 09 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
A very informative and thoroughly enjoyable meander through Irish history with insider information from a Dubliner of the places to visit that will enhance your experience.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 9 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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