The Road to Independence Private Walking Tour

Magpie ID: MUINVE
API Provider: Rezdy and Redeam
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Location: Dublin
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 3.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size: 10
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Visit the General Post Office, the headquarters of the rebels and the site of their final surrender
Learn about the uprising’s failed attempt to capture Dublin Castle at the start of the conflict
Relive the intense struggle that took place in the City Hall
Stop by the Gardens of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who died in the struggle for independence are commemorated
Summary
Explore some of the most important sites of the Easter uprising in Dublin in 1916, from the headquarters of the rebel leaders to the scenes of fierce fighting.
Description

The Easter uprising was a definitive moment in the history of the Emerald Isle. The rebellion took place in the middle of World War One and was brutally suppressed by the British army. It paved the way for the election of Arthur Griffith as the president of a new nation six years later

 - Visit the General Post Office, the headquarters of the rebels and the site of their final surrender
 - Learn about the uprising’s failed attempt to capture Dublin Castle at the start of the conflict
 - Relive the intense struggle that took place in the City Hall
 - Stop by the Gardens of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who died in the struggle for independence are commemorated

In this three hour walking tour, you will explore the most significant sites of the uprising. From the General Post Office—the headquarters where the rebels declared Ireland a republic and raised the flag shown in the tour images below—to the City Hall where fierce fighting took place. You will learn about the failed rebel attempt to capture Dublin castle at the start of the conflict. Your tour will conclude with a visit to the Garden of Remembrance, where the lives of all the Irishmen who fought for freedom are commemorated

Included A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
Excluded Cost of transportation on the day (if required)
Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend local favourites along the way
Gratuities (optional)
Know before you book This is a walking tour
Cost of transportation on the day is not included
Know before you go Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Please bring any medical requirements you need throughout the day
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Season:

Season: From 01-06-2020 To 01-04-2021
Sunday 09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00
Monday 09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00
Tuesday 09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00
Wednesday 09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00
Thursday 09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00
Friday 09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00
Saturday 09:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00

Locations

Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 53.349401, -6.261139
Address: General Post Office, O'Connell Street Lower, Dublin 1, IE
Notes: In front of An Post, General Post Office
Start Location Notes General Post Office, O'Connell Street Lower, Dublin 1, IE
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes General Post Office, O'Connell Street Lower, Dublin 1, IE
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

Pricing

Other Information

FAQ

Will there be other people on the tour or is it just us?

All of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.,

Are entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?

In the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).,

What is your cancellation policy?

On tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).,

Who do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?

At Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).,

Am I able to book more than one tour?

Absolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).,

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