Explore Dublin's Georgian Architecture
This atmospheric part of Dublin around Trinity College and Merrion Square has in many ways little changed from the 18th and 19th centuries. In fact there are hopes that it will be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Pat Liddy a famous Dublin historian, whose walking tours of the city have become a cornerstone of the city's tourism is going to help you discover more about this part of the city. After a lovely walk through the complete campus of Trinity College, Ireland’s oldest university, you will come out onto a mainly 18th century part of the city which has many lovely buildings and curiosities. Here you will encounter many intriguing references to writers such William Butler Yeats, James Joyce and Oscar Wilde, including the latter’s magnificent statue.
The tour is also available in Spanish, Italian, German and French - contact us to arrange.
Along the way you will pass:
- The outstanding National Gallery of Ireland
- The Natural History Museum
- The Irish Houses of Parliament and Government Buildings
- The National Library
- The National Museum of Ireland
There are walking tours on many Dublin topics by Pat Liddy, check them out to see if your group is interested. A good addition to the Georgian Dublin might be a tour on James Joyce, one of Dublin's most famous writers.
Pat Liddy Tours can also organise special interest lectures for your groups tailored to their area of interest. These educational and informative lectures add extra value to the groups' experience of Dublin.
Private tours run all year.
Notes for Group Leaders
Additional Guides are mandatory for student groups above 20 persons and all student groups must be accompanied by at least 1 teacher.
Foreign language guides available - supplement applies.
Due to their geographical spread, it may not be possible to see all of the above mentioned sights and attractions in a typical two or two and half hours tour, so a selection will be made by the guide in accordance with your group.
Each tour lasts max 3 hours (unless tailored to be longer/shorter) – no visits or entrance fees are included in the price.
Outside your Celtic Group Hostel in Dublin. Please be ready 10 minutes before pick-up time.