Best of Dublin Walking Tour
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...
DescriptionBest 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.
A taxi (not included, approximately 17 EUR each way) is required to reach your departure location.