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Oscar Wilde Guided Walking Tour Dublin

1 Lincon Place, Dublin D02 VX37, Ireland
+353 85 740 0109
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Oscar Wilde, an Irish product to be proud of

Oisin has a great voice, which puts his listeners at ease from the start. He’s knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leonor B
Great Tour

My family and I went on the tour last weekend and we had a great time. Oisín is very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Retrace the footsteps of Oscar Wilde in the early days of his life while he grew up in Dublin. The influences and surroundings of Oscar's upbringing shaped him into the world famous icon that he is today. This unique guided walking tour explores his birthplace, collage and social haunts and encompasses quotes, talks and readings from selected Oscar Wilde works. This is the only guided tour focusing exclusively on the early life of Oscar Wilde in Dublin. Your guide Oisin O'Nuallain has extensive knowledge on the life and times of Oscar Wilde in Dublin and is guaranteed to provide a fascinating insight into this wonderful writer. Points of interest on the walk 21 Westland Row - Oscar's birthplace The Oscar Wilde House - Oscars family home Trinity collage - where Oscar crafted his literary skills Kennedy's Pub - where Oscar worked as a young man Sweney's Chemist - where he used frequent Oscar Wilde Memorial Sculpture - the world famous sculpture Please see our website for info
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1 Lincon Place, Dublin D02 VX37, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Oisin has a great voice, which puts his listeners at ease from the start. He’s knowledgeable and passionate about Oscar Wilde. His viewpoints and perceptions are unique. Insights into the Anglo Irish society and their decline are paralleled with the rise and fall of Oscar...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went on the tour last weekend and we had a great time. Oisín is very knowledgeable about Oscar Wilde and his upbringing in Dublin. We visited his birthplace, Trinity College where he studied and had a wonderful stop in Sweny's Pharmacy,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Patrick and his daughter who are guiding the tour are lovely! They know everything and are amazing. Highly recommend this tour!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time learning about details of Oscar Wilde’s life, about what made who he was! I enjoyed the tour with my husband, got to learn several fascinating facts about Oscar, his works and family , his interactions with Bram Stroker, window tax...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled across this tour today with my wife and couldn’t have been happier. The guide has a pure and enthusiastic passion for all things Wilde. He spends most of the tour telling about the early portions of Oscars life and relating the old and new...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Two friends, one of whom is an aficionado of the great man, really enjoyed Oscar Wilde walking tour on Sunday. Fresh from a viewing of Rupert Everett's "The Happy Prince" Oisin passionately brought us on an interesting trip of Oscar's younger days in Dublin. The...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I booked a group tour place last Sunday and I have to say that it was excellent. Our tour guide Oisin has really put an immense amount of work into creating a great tour. He really know his stuff. the tour it self covers a...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We were met by Oisin at the designated point, about 10 minutes before the walk started. The walk took around 90 hours and did not cover too much distance. Oisin really does seem to know Oscar Wilde inside out! I felt like I was having...More

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John R, Tour Web Master at Oscar Wilde Guided Walking Tour Dublin, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Thank you so much for your fantastic review. As we said this tour is only starting up and is a bit of a labor of love! I am very pleased that you found it so interesting! Hope to see you again soon! Thank you for...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

A great tour for anyone interested in Oscar Wilde, his literature and his colourful life. Oisin is a brilliant guide. He has designed a tour that's really interesting and informative (without being dry or academic) and which would can be enjoyed both by Oscar Wilde...More

Thank Alan F
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We booked a private tour with Oisin on recommendation of a friend a few days ago and we were not disappointed!! It was amazing to think that so much of Oscar's past in focused on this corner of Dublin! This tour is a must for...More

Thank Peter H
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t0pcat1961
3 June 2018|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The tour follows the street and does not enter any buildings with steps. So yes it would be considered wheelchair friendly. Please note there are some sections with cobble stones in Trinity collage which the tour will... More
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sgowen4089
20 March 2018|
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Response from John R | Property representative |
Hi sgowen4089, Firstly thanks for your interest in the Oscar Wilde Walking Tour. There are two ways to book a tour with us. a) You can reserve a place on the group tour that has to be pre-reserved and runs on every... More
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