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Early-Access to the Book of Kells & Dublin Castle Tour

by LetzGo City Tours Duration 2h 30m+ Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is $55

The magnificent Book of Kells is widely regarded as Ireland’s most valuable national treasure. Beat the crowds for early-access to the Old Library in Trinity College to get an up-close look at this celebrated text. Then, tour Dublin Castle to gain insight into Irish history spanning 3 millennia.

Get the most out of your chance to see the precious 9th-century Book of Kells by beating the crowds and enjoying early entrance. Housed in the striking Old Library of Trinity College, the ancient illuminated manuscript is befitting of its distinguished surroundings. Admire the exquisite and intricate artwork that decorates each page as your guide explains its powerful symbolism and meaning.

Much of a city’s history can be told by the tales of its fortifications, and Ireland’s capital is no exception. On a tour of Dublin Castle’s exterior ramparts and walls, hear tales from the Celtic era through to the present day. Gaze upon the stone courtyard, the commanding Round Tower—the only remaining turret of the castle's original 4—and the tranquil lawns of the Dubh Linn gardens.

Pay a visit to the oldest shopping center in Europe—the Victorian Georges Street Arcade—and take in the beautiful Georgian architecture and rococo details of Powerscourt Centre. Complete your experience with a dose of Irish folk culture as you learn about the beloved tune behind the statue of Molly Malone—the city’s unofficial mascot.

The magnificent Book of Kells is widely regarded as Ireland’s most valuable national treasure. Beat the crowds for early-access to the Old Library in Trinity College to get an up-close look at this celebrated text. Then, tour Dublin Castle to gain insight into Irish history spanning 3 millennia.

Get the most out of your chance to see the precious 9th-century Book of Kells by beating the crowds and enjoying early entrance. Housed in the striking Old Library of Trinity College, the ancient illuminated manuscript is befitting of its distinguished surroundings. Admire the exquisite and intricate artwork that decorates each page as your guide explains its powerful symbolism and meaning.

Much of a city’s history can be told by the tales of its fortifications, and Ireland’s capital is no exception. On a tour of Dublin Castle’s exterior ramparts and walls, hear tales from the Celtic era through to the present day. Gaze upon the stone courtyard, the commanding Round Tower—the only remaining turret of the castle's original 4—and the tranquil lawns of the Dubh Linn gardens.

Pay a visit to the oldest shopping center in Europe—the Victorian Georges Street Arcade—and take in the beautiful Georgian architecture and rococo details of Powerscourt Centre. Complete your experience with a dose of Irish folk culture as you learn about the beloved tune behind the statue of Molly Malone—the city’s unofficial mascot.

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3:00 PM, Early-Access to the Book of Kells & Dublin Castle Tour in English

Duration 2h 30m No booking or credit card fees

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8:00 AM, Early-Access to the Book of Kells & Dublin Castle Tour in English

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

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9:00 AM, Early-Access to the Book of Kells & Dublin Castle Tour in English

Duration 3h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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Early-Access to the Book of Kells & Dublin Castle Tour

Activity Location

Dublin

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Main Gate

    College Green Collegue Green

    Dublin


Highlights

  • Beat the crowds with Timed Entry Early Access to Library

  • Visit the University Treasury to view the Book of Kells

  • Enjoy a comprehensive guided tour of Dublin Castle & Gardens

  • Tour is led by expert local guide

  • Visit the oldest vaulted Library in Europe


Inclusions

  • Guided walking tour of Dublin

  • Early-access admission to see the Book of Kells

  • Guided tour of the outside of Dublin Castle

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Admission to Dublin Castle


Know Before You Book

  • Not all sites on this tour are wheelchair accessible. This tour is unable to accommodate strollers.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • Changes or cancellations requested less than 24 hours before the tour departure time are not possible.

  • Children 3 years and under are complimentary


Early-Access to the Book of Kells & Dublin Castle Tour ratings based on 33 Verified Reviews

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4.4 out of 5

5/5 Apr 19, 2019

Brian, our guide was incredibly knowlegeable. The Book of Kells is breathtakingly beautiful. Really enjoyed the walking tour of Dublin Castle.

1/5 Apr 6, 2019

Too rushed and with too many people. It did start late for some reason though, so maybe there is more time normally. I didn't feel like I got sufficient time to see everything.

Bonnie M

United States