The Free Tour - by Original Dublin: Highlights & Hidden Secrets

Duration: 3h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on October 15, 2021

The longest running Irish owned Free Tour provider in Dublin, providing unbeatable free walking tours of the city since 2011.

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  • 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

We get it; we know your time in Dublin is precious, that's why we've crafted an unbeatable free tour to ensure you'll experience authentic Dublin, absorb the sights, sounds, and stories of this historic city, and get unique local insight from top-quality, accredited professional local tour guides who'll show you the must-sees as well as the lesser-known hidden gems, secrets, and oddities of Dublin too!

From Viking & Medieval Dublin to risings & rebellions, literary Greats to our musical sons & daughters, our rich mythology, folklore and traditions to contemporary culture, you'll finish this remarkable tour with an unrivalled insight to what has shaped the Dublin you see today.

We are highly experienced, local native professional tour guides with a sincere passion for showing you our city, warts and all. Join us and discover Dublin old and new!

This tour covers:
Dublin Castle
Christchurch Cathedral
Viking & Medival Dublin
Ha' Penny Bridge
Temple Bar quarter
O' Connell Street
Trinity College
Stephen's Green
Grafton Street
Risings & Rebellions
The Great Famine
Mythology, Fables, Folklore & Traditions
Contemporary Ireland
And much, much more.....

Places are limited and booking is highly advised. See you soon!

Please note: The 11 a.m. tour is approximately 3 hours duration and includes a short pub break midway through for use of toilet facilities and to grab a quick drink if desired.
The afternoon tour is of shorter duration, approximately 2 hours and without a break.  

Please note, this tour is intended for individuals and small groups. We apply an upfront fee (€15) per person for groups of 6 or more joining the tour. If you are a group of 6 or more, please be ready to pay the amount upfront on arrival to the meeting point. Failure to do so may result in cancellation of your booking or rejecting your participation on arrival. Splitting across mutliple bookings will not be facilitated.
Groups of 12 or more must book a private tour, please contact us at dublin(at)generationtours(dot)com to check availability. Please respect this Group policy to avoid disappointment. Thank you.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    3 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin, D0...
    3 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 CX67, Ireland
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    Your guide awaits you in front of The Old Storehouse bar, 3 Crown Alley, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 with a green free tour umbrella and name tag. This is our only meeting point, so please meet us here to ensure you're joining the correct tour provider.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    The Old Storehouse Bar and Restaurant

    The Meeting point. Your Guides will be waiting for in front of the Old Storehouse pub, 3 Crown Alley, in the Temple Bar district. Please check-in with them on arrival.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    dublin castle

    The first location on the tour proper, we'll visit the upper & lower courtyards as well as the castle gardens of Dublin Castle

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Christ Church Cathedral
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Temple Bar
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Ha'penny Bridge
  • 6
    Outside visit
    O'Connell Bridge
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Bank of Ireland
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Trinity College

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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Ekaterina 12 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
El mejor free tour que he hecho en la vida. Manuela es un guía espectacular, nos enseñó los lugares emblemáticos y nos contó muchas historias interesantes de manera muy amena. Gracias Manuela! Totalmente recomendable!
Nicola 11 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Dan was great and the tour was a great craic!
Vitalina 10 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Virtu 07 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Marina lo hizo genial, la verdad que fue muy interesante y nos gustó mucho descubrir todo lo que ella nos contó, aportó información muy divertida e interesante
Luz 03 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Nuestra guía sabía muchísimo, era un libro abierto
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is 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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