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Dublin Highlights & Hidden Corners

From EUR 12

This exceptional tour will take in hidden gems and surprises that visitors often miss. Starting from Dublin’s main street, O’Connell Street, travelling North to South, this 2 hour stroll will take in many Dublin icons and guide you to some wonderful hidden spots that too often are overlooked.

On the tour you will learn about our last violent rebellion in 1916, the history of City Hall and Dublin Castle, the best place to enjoy a night out in Dublin and then finish in the beautiful campus of Trinity College Dublin. Along the way you'll also see the first cinema opened in Dublin, the culturally rich area of Temple Bar, a postbox with a hidden message and an 18th century church with a surprising interior! 

 

This tour begins from the Dublin Bus offices at 59 Upper O'Connell Street and takes place as follows: 

From EUR 12

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Meeting Point: Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts at 59 Upper O’Connell Street, Dublin 1, outside the Dublin Bus Office. Coordinates: 53.2102° N, 6.1539° W

Note: If you are more than 5 minutes late or miss the group, we won't be able to join you with the tour. However, we can offer a tour at a different time or on a different day (subject to availability).

Times: 

  • January to March: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 11:00am
  • April to October: Every day at 11:00am
  • November to December: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 11:00am

Duration: 2hrs and 20mins

  • O'Connell Street
  • General Post Office
  • Henry Street
  • St. Mary’s Church
  • The Italian Quarter
  • River Liffey
  • Ha’penny Bridge
  • Temple Bar
  • City Hall
  • Dublin Castle
  • Former Houses of Parliament
  • Trinity College

These are the main landmarks you will pass on this tour, but of course there will be some other sights that our guide will be referring to on the way. 

 

  • Discover the hidden corners of Dublin with our professional guide
  • Learn about Dublin’s 2,000 years of history
  • Free map, illustrated by Pat Liddy
  • Get discounts at various places in Dublin

Route

  1. 59 Upper O'Connell Street
  2. The General Post Office
  3. 1916 Surrender Site
  4. The Church Bar & Restaurant
  5. The Italian Quarter
  6. Millennium Bridge
  7. Temple Bar
  8. City Hall
  9. Dublin Castle Upper
  10. Dublin Castle Lower
  11. The Creative Quarter
  12. 18th Century Parliament
  13. Trinity College Dublin