Fast-Track Access Book of Kells and Dublin Castle Tour
Enter the Old Library at Trinity College Dublin to see the illuminated manuscript of the Book of Kells. Learn about its dense symbolism and rich ornamentation. Then, explore the grounds and gardens of Dublin Castle, former seat of British rule in Ireland.
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- Discover up close the finest example of Ireland's most important medieval illuminated manuscripts
- Wander the gardens and grounds of Dublin Castle
- Learn about the rich symbolism of the Book of Kells with an expert local guide
- See and walk through Europe's largest vaulted library
- Discover hidden highlights of Dublin
- Explore Dublin Castle's intriguing exterior and gardens
DescriptionDiscover the “most precious object in the western world,” according to the 1007 Annals of Ulster, on a cultural skip-the-line tour of the Book of Kells at Trinity College Dublin. Meet your local Dublin guide at the main entrance to Trinity College and marvel at the rich ornamentation and dense symbolism of the 8th century Book of Kells, an illuminated manuscript of the 4 Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Get up close and admire one of the finest examples of medieval illumination. On the second part of this fascinating tour visit the 12th century Dublin Castle built by King John where your professional local English-speaking guide will show you all the exterior highlights including the Castle gardens, affording you one of the best tour experiences in Ireland. An expert local guide will show and explain all of the history and stories connected to Dublin's famous Castle.
IncludesEntrance ticket to the Book of Kells at Trinity College Library Food and drinks
- This tour involves walking, so please wear comfortable shoes
- All participants should be in good health
- This tour cannot accommodate strollers or baby carriages
- Due to narrow sidewalks, traffic and seasonal weather conditions, no guarantee can be given that all footpaths and curbs will have ADA/EU compliant ramps
Easy cancellationCancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund
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