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Pass By: Joy of Chá, 10 Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland

Meet your guide at Joy of Cha in Temple Bar, from where you'll start your Dark Side Walking Tour.

Stop At: Dame St Dublin Castle, Dublin 2 Ireland

Visit the Dublin Castle, said to be haunted with the souls of beheaded invaders. Your tour guide will tell you about the heads of enemies that used to be mounted along the walls, the debauchery and occult practices of the notorious Hellfire Club and much more!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: St. Michan's Church, Church St. Lower, Dublin DUBLIN 7 Ireland

See the spooky mummies on display at St Michan's Church, which won't be the only things making the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end - many visitors hear whispers supposedly from the many other unopened tombs buried in the church’s crypt.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Olympia Theatre, 72 Dame Street, Dublin 2 Ireland

Meet the friendly ghosts of Olympia Theatre, while you hear about Charlie Parker, the young boy that strolls around the building.

Duration: 35 minutes

Stop At: Smithfield Square, Dublin 7, Dublin 7 Ireland

Continue visiting the darkest side of Dublin, while you marvel at the stunning architecture of Dublin.

The tour usually finishes in Smithfield Square.

Duration: 35 minutes
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Departure Point
Joy of Chá, 10 Essex St E, Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
Departure Time
5:00 PM
2h 30m
Return Details
Smithfield, Dublin, Ireland
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • The independent guides who employ us to market their tours have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites & stories mentioned and lasts about 2.5 hours, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Children up to 13 years old are welcome to join this tour for free. We reserve the right to ask for a valid ID for children joining our tours
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday

We did this on our last night in Dublin and it was a great way to end our trip! We learned a lot about the city and it’s history and the tour guide was delightful and funny when he could be! This was really fun...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lori L
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a great time! Jason was brilliant...he was informative and absolutely hilarious. The mix was just magic, it worked very well! We would highly recommend Jason as the tour guide. Even in the rain we continued the tour in high spirits (spirits....haha)

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lauraadele18
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a wonderful time on the tour. It was very interesting and informative. Well worth it for the price! Our tour guide Jason was very funny and kept us entertained. Would highly recommend!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JasDux
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were really excited about this tour. It had the potential for being great but it’s clear that the particular guide makes all the difference. I don’t know our guide’s name—I don’t think he told us. I wonder if he was new, though he referenced...More

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SNE_Violeta, Guest Relations Manager at SANDEMANs NEW Europe - Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Meloftroy, Thank you for your honest feedback about your recent tour of Dublin. We always appreciate when guests take the time to let us know about their experience so that we have an opportunity to improve our service. We are sorry to hear that...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide by the name of Ciaran, was great, entertaining and informative. We followed him through different locations in Ireland and simply entertained by the dark history of Ireland. Ciaran was well informed took us on a great journey. I highly recommend the the tour.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Christina D
14 July 2019|
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Response from mahikasaw | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe it was. However, it's worth noting that for this tour, the guide doesn't take you inside any of the buildings but near them so you can see the outside of the buildings, whilst they talk about them. It might... More
Julie L
23 February 2019|
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Response from Erica C | Reviewed this property |
The guide did offer to lead people towards the starting point. The city is very walkable and it was very easy for us to get back to the Temple Bar area without following the guide back.
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