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Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour

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County Dublin, Ireland
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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

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Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Discover top Dublin attractions and enjoy skip-the-line entry to St Patrick’s Cathedral on this 2.5-hour Dublin walking tour. Beat the queues at St Patrick’s Cathedral and head straight inside with your guide. Admire beautiful statues and colorful stained-glass windows, and learn of St Patrick — Ireland’s famous patron saint. Delve deep into Dublin’s medieval quarter and visit Dublin Castle, where centuries of ancient history come to life. Explore the gardens and towers, and learn of the many important roles the castle has played in its checkered past.
  • Highlights tour of Dublin with St Patrick's Cathedral skip-the-line access
  • Embark on a leisurely 2.5-hour walking tour of Dublin's top sights and attractions
  • Avoid the entry lines at St Patrick's Cathedral and enjoy direct access inside this Gothic masterpiece
  • Explore the grounds and towers of Dublin Castle while learning fascinating stories associated with the property, including the mysterious disappearance of the Irish Crown Jewels
  • Walk away with an extended knowledge of Dublin's history and heritage
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Departure Point

St. Patrick’s Park, Bull Alley St, Dublin, Ireland

Departure Time

1:30 PM

Return Details

The Brazen Head, 20 Lower Bridge St, Usher's Quay, Dublin, D08 WC64, Ireland
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

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  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour.
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What is the maximum group size during Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Dublin: Skip-the-Line St Patrick's Cathedral & Irish Literary Tour.

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  • "This is an excellent tour to do if you are new to Dublin." See review

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Katja L
, Aug 2018
Very educational experience. A great history tour with an amazing guide and I highly recommend it. You will not be disappointed
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Guest, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.
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Knowledgeable Guide
JenMatRichO
, Aug 2018
We enjoyed our tour but it was a bit too long for our 13 year old’s interest. The cathedral is beautiful and has great history.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Guest, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.
star-5
This is an excellent tour to do if you...
Charles B
, Sep 2017
This is an excellent tour to do if you are new to Dublin. Our guide did an excellent job maneuvering our group and providing some historical highlights of the sites we visited. I wish that the tour included the Book of Kells however but it had gone beyond the allocated time already. St. Patrick's was very interesting as well as the tour of Trinity College. We really enjoyed getting to know the city center and our guide provided excellent commentary along the way. Many thanks - it was wonderful!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Charles, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.
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Good tour. Very informative. Lots of...
Rafael O
, Sep 2017
Good tour. Very informative. Lots of walking LOL - It is a walking tour.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Rafael, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.
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Our tour guide Brian skillfully...
theharrows
, Sep 2017
Our tour guide Brian skillfully shepherded his group from the chaotic area in front of Trinity College, through the streets of Dublin, down to the lovely park in front of St. Patrick's Cathedral. He stopped several times along the route to point out sights, especially those with historical or architectural significance. Most of the tour was spent inside St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Brian provided extensive commentary on the many things to see within the church. Finally, he led us a few blocks down the street to the historic Dublin Castle. Brian was incredibly enthusiastic about the history of Dublin and of Ireland, talking about Vikings and Normans and Scottish lords, not to mention the Irish independence movement. In fact, he extended the time of the tour by at least 45 minutes. All in all, an excellent excursion.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Guest, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.
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The entire group loved this guide...
AKASupahighway
, Sep 2017
The entire group loved this guide sorry, forgotten name. He was professional, witty, funny, excessively knowledgeable with very entertaining stories. On some tours you may feel they are dragging out but this tour was entertaining and so informative history wise, we didn't notice the hours slipping by. Guide was exceptionally passionate, encouraged questions and gave us all a challenge to ask a question they did not know the answer to, there was only 1 question from our group of 6 and trust us, there were many questions asked to which the guy knew the answers to, quite amazing really i.e. the guides knowledge and how they went about telling the historical stories. Don't miss this tour, thoroughly enjoyable.
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Our Tour guide was Brian and he was...
Michael A
, Aug 2017
Our Tour guide was Brian and he was perfect. He was Punctual and moved along at our pace. The tour was a perfect introduction to Dublin on our first day in town. We were also fortunate to be the only couple on the tour. This did not appear to dissuade our tour guide from doing his best. Throughout almost every step of the tour, Brian volunteered information in large qty's for the tours main attractions down to tid-bits on architecture, local shops, and even the history of the post boxes! We were very tired having arrived that morning, but could not have pictured a better way to kick off our trip.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Guest, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.
star-4
Our guide was Neil. Great tour lots of...
Janice B
, Aug 2017
Our guide was Neil. Great tour lots of history interwoven with walking through the city. Small group made it more personal too. St. Pats got a special behinds the scenes that was much appreciated. If you take this one you'll be happy with it and finish with a richer knowledge base of Irish history.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Janice, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.
star-5
Another very nice and informative tour...
Donald L
, Aug 2017
Another very nice and informative tour of both St Patrick's and the Dublin Castle as well as other local items on the tour.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Donald, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.
star-5
Tour guide was amazing! He knew so much...
Laura S
, Jul 2017
Tour guide was amazing! He knew so much and being the only ones in the group was fantastic. We saw and learned about so many more things during our time.
icon Response from Host , Aug 2020
Dear Laura, we are delighted that you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about what we do and our guides are great ambassadors for incredible insights and knowledge into Irish life, culture and history. For the past 6 years we have delivered on our promise to make sure our guests have the best tour experience which seem to be the case on your tour too. Thank you for taking the time to express how much you enjoyed our tour. Best Regards, From All the Team at LetzGo City Tours.

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