Dublin Castle and St Patrick's Cathedral Walking Tour

Dublin Castle and St Patrick's Cathedral Walking Tour

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Start your walking tour in the.courtyards and gardens of Dublin Castle, you'll see the medieval towers, a section of city wall and one of the most outstanding museums in the world, before passing the Chester Beatty Library Galleries. Moving on to the 17th/18th century Huguenot area you will wander past a modern apartment building which features scenes from Gulliver's Travels, that great work penned by the one-time Dean of St Patrick's, Jonathan Swift.

Next admire the panoramic views of St Patrick's Cathedral. Founded by a Norman archbishop in the 12th century it is reputed to be the site where St Patrick baptized the people of the area in the 5th century.

You will visit a beautiful park, laid out and paid for by the famous Guinness family, in the park there is also a showpiece called the Literary Parade which highlights the pantheon of famous Dublin writers, from Oscar Wilde to George Bernard Shaw.

Find out how the world-famous brewery of Guinness helped to lift this area from depressing slums into a thriving community. Your walking tour will then take you around the neighbors of St Patrick's including the deanery, a police station housed in a one-time medieval archbishop's palace and you will also visit Marsh's Library, Ireland's first public library (and believed to be haunted!). Your walking tour will conclude inside St Patrick's Cathedral

Start your walking tour in the.courtyards and gardens of Dublin Castle, you'll see the medieval towers, a section of city wall and one of the most outstanding museums in the world, before passing the Chester Beatty Library Galleries. Moving on to the 17th/18th century Huguenot area you will wander past a modern apartment building which features scenes from Gulliver's Travels, that great work penned by the one-time Dean of St Patrick's, Jonathan Swift.

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