Ha'penny Bridge

Ha'penny Bridge: Our most recommended tours and activities

Dublin Highlights: 3-Hour Walking Tour in Italian

1. Dublin Highlights: 3-Hour Walking Tour in Italian

Learn the history of Dublin and its historic monuments with an Italian-speaking guide. Explore the early days when St. Patrick arrived to evangelize to the pagans, up to life in the city in the present day. Start at Trinity College and learn the legend of Molly Malone before walking to Dublin Castle, where the British controlled Ireland up to the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1921. Marvel at the impressive facades of St. Patrick's Cathedral and Christ Church Cathedral before going to the popular entertainment district of Temple Bar. Cross the Liffey Bridge – known locally as the Ha'penny Bridge – to discover some of the most significant spots from the history of Ireland on the north side of the river, including the General Post Office, one of the last Georgian buildings built in the capital. Get insider tips, such as where to eat a tasty Irish stew, listen to live music or find the best pubs along the way. End at the Spire of Dublin monument on O'Connell Street.

Dublin: Private Walking Tour with Pickup

2. Dublin: Private Walking Tour with Pickup

After pickup from your hotel, embark on a walking tour that’ll show you the real Dublin by visiting well-known sites and some hidden gems and surprises often missed by visitors. Whether you’ve visited the city before or are a total newbie to Irish soil, this tour will give you a taste of what life is like here. Learn the history of Dublin through its unique architectural landscape as well as getting a feel of its current atmosphere as you wander through the city. From theaters, cultural institutions, restaurants, parks, and pubs you’ll see it all. Your guide will be on hand to answer any questions you might have to help enhance your visit to Dublin. You will also have a chance to take memorable and unique photos as you stroll.

Romantic Dublin: Cupid's Lane Exploration Game

3. Romantic Dublin: Cupid's Lane Exploration Game

The city game starts at Fusilier's Arch. It will take you around 1 hour to complete and you can also explore at your own pace: pause the game and resume anytime from the location where you paused it. You will finish at Oscar Wilde House. As you solve challenges, the story unfolds and exact directions on your phone will guide you to the next location. Ready for an adventure? After your booking you will receive an email with instructions on how to download and play the game on your phone. You can play on your own, in a large group or in several smaller groups that compete against each other and meet at the final stop of the game. We recommend that each user purchases a ticket for an optimal experience, although several people can share a phone.

Dublin: Dublin City Highlights Private Guided Walking Tour

4. Dublin: Dublin City Highlights Private Guided Walking Tour

Stop At: Claddagh Records, 2 Cecilia Street, Dublin Ireland Iconic place for the music lovers. Claddagh Records is an important stop, the U2 band use to meet here and recorded few songs. Now it is a Music shop. Claddagh is a ring created in Galway Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Wall of Fame, 20 Temple Lane South Temple Bar, Dublin Dublin 2 Ireland Celebrating the Irish bands and singers The Wall Of Fame Dublin is the tribute to acts such as U2, Phil Lynott, Rory Gallagher, Sinead O'Connor, Shane MacGowan, Bob Geldof, The Undertones and Luke Kelly. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Temple Bar, Dublin 2 Ireland Walking through the beauty of this iconic area in Dublin We will talk about how it became so famous, why so many tourists visit this area in Dublin, where to go for something to eat and the best places to join a live traditional Irish music session. Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: Ha'penny Bridge, 14 Bachelors Walk Wellington Quay, Dublin Ireland History details and iconic bridge Built in 1816, beautiful at night and suring the day. Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: Trinity College Dublin, Grafton St. College Green, Dublin 2 Ireland Trinity College The University built in Ireland by Elizabeth I The Book of Kells The Brian Boru Harp History and culture together. Duration: 25 minutes Stop At: Molly Malone Statue, Suffolk Street, Dublin Ireland Molly Malone's life and folklore Iconic statue in a fabolous Dublin corner The most well known woman in Dublin Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: Grafton Street, Dublin Ireland Strolling, Shopping, Street artists High street with fabolous shops Nice food in nice places Duration: 20 minutes Stop At: St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, Stephens Green, Dublin 2 Dublin Ireland Walk through St.Stephen's Green Park Lovely city park, people call it the small Central Park Animals, lovely flowers and a lot of people Duration: 25 minutes Stop At: Monument to Oscar Wilde, Corner of Merrion Square Park, Dublin Ireland Oscar Wilde Memorial Bronze statues Oscar wilde house This lovely park in Merrion Square Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: O'Connell Bridge, Dublin, Ireland Daniel O'Connell statue on O'Connell street Liffey river with his most important bridge IFSC, International Financial Service Centre Nice sunset Duration: 15 minutes Stop At: The Spire, O'Connell Street, Dublin Ireland The Spire Nelson's Pillar was a large granite column capped by a statue of Horatio Nelson Very busy street in Dublin Meeting point for the new generations Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: GPO Museum, O'Connell Street, Dublin D01 F5P2 Ireland We will tqlk about the Easter rising Easter Rising 1916-General Post office Modern history of Ireland Duration: 10 minutes Stop At: James Joyce Statue, North Earl Street just off O'Connell Street, Dublin Ireland History of one of the most famous writer in the 20th century James Joyce statue North side of Dublin End of the tour Duration: 10 minutes

Dublin: Self-Guided Audio Tour in English

5. Dublin: Self-Guided Audio Tour in English

Explore Dublin at your own pace on a self-guided audio tour. Journey through history as you learn about the early political struggles and events that followed. Hear about the Irish potato famine and other events as you visit attractions including Dublin Castle and the Garden of Remembrance. Immerse yourself in a traditional way of life at the pubs and music venues. Visit attractions such as the General Post Office and James Joyce Statue. Learn about legendary characters such as Charles Stewart Parnell and Molly Malone. Stroll down Grafton Street, admire the Ha' Penny Bridge and visit the Royal Exchange. Discover the site of the Book of Kells and much more.

Dublin: 3-Hour Irish Revolution Walking Tour 1913-1923

6. Dublin: 3-Hour Irish Revolution Walking Tour 1913-1923

Join this walking tour to chart the revolutionary period of 1913-1923, a decade of division, and war, that created the independent Irish state and partitioned the island of Ireland.  The tour begins in the heart of Trinity College Dublin, founded in 1592 A.D. by Queen Elizabeth I. Discover how in 1913, Ireland was a constituent part of the UK and by 1923, an independent Irish Free State had emerged from the shadow of Civil War.  Continue to outside Liberty Hall, where the rebellion of 1916 began at 12 noon on 24th April, as the involvement of the labor movement under James Connolly is explained by your guide.  After a brief stop at the Abbey Theatre to discuss the cultural context of the Gaelic Revival and W.B. Yeats, arrive in front of the General Post Office, the headquarters of the Easter Rising, a pivotal moment for Irish independence.  Travel across the city, making stops at Ha’Penny Bridge and Eagle Tavern, before arriving at Dublin City Hall. In the grounds of Dublin Castle, learn how Michael Collins waged a campaign against the Special Branch of the Royal Irish Constabulary and British Military Intelligence.  Your last stop is the Four Courts by the River Liffey. Here your guide will tell you about the Irish Civil War of 1922-23. The republican movement that had been so successful split over the issue of the Treaty and two sides came to blows which started an 11-month civil war.

Dublin: Private Guided City Walking Tour

7. Dublin: Private Guided City Walking Tour

Discover Dublin, a city full of history and colorful characters, on a private walking tour. See the major sights including Trinity College, O’Connell Street, Christ Church, and St Patrick's Cathedral, or customize the tour to exactly where you want to go. Meet your guide and begin your walking tour on the famous O’Connell Street, home to the GPO which served as the headquarters of the leaders of the Easter Rising. Connecting north and south Dublin, walk across O’Connell Bridge and continue to Trinity College. Home of the legendary Book of Kells, Trinity College is the oldest and most highly regarded university in Ireland. Many famous Irish men and women have studied here, including Oscar Wilde. Nearby you can see the famous statue of Molly Malone, and your guide will share her tale. Continue to St. Patrick’s Cathedral, famous for its impressive facades, and Dublin Castle controlled by the British until the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1921. Along the way, walk through the famous Temple Bar, home to many pubs, bars, and live music venues. Head to the Liffey Bridge, more commonly known as the Ha’Penny Bridge, then continue to Christ Church Cathedral. First built in 1030 by a Viking king, Christ Church remains the heart of Dublin and an important place of worship in the city. Walking south along Nicholas Street you find St. Patrick’s Cathedral, built in the 13th century to honor the famous Irish saint. Shaped like a cross, this medieval church is said to stand in the place of the wells Saint Patrick himself used to baptize people. As this is a private tour you can amend the itinerary to suit your own interests. Your guide is happy to provide suggestions on other places to visit, as well as provide local tips for food, drinks, and shopping.

Dublin: The Fantastic Private Walking Tour

8. Dublin: The Fantastic Private Walking Tour

In the courtyard of Dublin Castle, your footfalls will echo through the castle’s 800-year history. At the GPO on O’Connell Street, be exhilarated as you stand where crowds gathered in 1916 for the Declaration of Irish Independence & the passions of poets and Irish freedom fighters throughout the centuries were born anew. Can you feel it? Welcome to Dublin! The purpose of this tour is to make you fall in love with Dublin at first sight. It is perhaps your first time in the city? Or maybe you are here on a business trip and in between conference events day after day, with very little time to actually see the city? Or you have just a few hours to experience Dublin before your connecting flight takes off. Why not do it with a private guide? This 3-hour Fantastic Tour of Dublin is designed for those who are short on time but hungry to get to know Dublin for what it is – a city with beautiful and sometimes troubled history, a city founded by strangers and invaded by strangers in the old times, that is so friendly and accepting of strangers today.

Dublin: 2-Hour Guided City Tour for American Tourists

9. Dublin: 2-Hour Guided City Tour for American Tourists

Visit the most charming spots in Dublin on this 2-hour guided walking tour. Admire city highlights and learn the local history as you sightsee with an expert guide. Explore the heart of the Irish capital and home of acclaimed literary pioneers such as Oscar Wilde and James Joyce. Meet your guide at the famous Christ Church Cathedral and start your adventure. Walk along O’Connell Bridge over the Liffey and capture stunning photos along the river. Continue to O'Connell street in the city center and visit the many historical landmarks in the area. Hear the charming stories and tales behind every turn with your local guide. Feel free to ask your guide for recommendations on pubs, restaurants, and attractions in the city.

Dublin: Private City Highlights Tour by Car, Van, or Bus

10. Dublin: Private City Highlights Tour by Car, Van, or Bus

Discover Dublin from the comfort of a car, van, or bus on a private tour just for you and your group. See the capital city's main highlights, including Dublin Castle, St. Patrick's Cathedral, the famous O'Connell Street, and more without the crowds. Begin your tour along the famous O’Connell Street known for its many shops, before arriving at Trinity College where your guide will tell you the story of Molly Malone. Next, head over to St. Patrick’s Cathedral built in 1191 and famous for its impressive facades. Carry on to see Dublin Castle dating back to the 13th century and controlled by the British until the signing of the Anglo-Irish Treaty in 1921. Then, see the famous live music area called Temple Pub. Carry on to the Liffey Bridge to learn about the most important places in the history of Ireland. Continue to Christ Church Cathedral – one of the most important churches in Dublin. Finish your tour by seeing Phoenix Park, known for being the largest park in Europe and for having many deer.

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What people are saying about Ha'penny Bridge

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 125 reviews

A relaxing walk to discover the beauties of Dublin: Pasquale was very helpful in adapting the tour according to our interests and adding small anecdotes from the daily life of an Italian in Ireland to the explanations of the various monuments and historical places. A must do if you are in Dublin!

It was an informative tour and we had a wonderful time walking around the city.