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Dublin Decoded

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Guided Dublin History and Architectural walking tours from Arran Henderson, historian and Art historian from radio & the old Hidden Dublin column Both scheduled public tours, 3-6 times a month and pre-booked private tours for your group. Corporate...more
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47 Heytesbury Lane | Ballsbridge, D4., Dublin D4, Ireland
+353 87 417 1460
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great walk full of info , history , quirks and facts . Arran really does impart his knowledge with humour and respect for all (even if you do bend his map ) . I recommend you build these regular walks into your schedule ....More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Soo interesting Dublin as the way you dreamt it, was full of funny odd stories in places that you otherwise could never know existed unless you are a Dublin expert like our handsome quirky guide. The our group of 6 could not rate it higher....More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Many thanks Arran for guiding us in Dublin. You are a splendid guide with a lot of enthusiasm and a great knowledge of History and Architecture. By showing us all parts of Dublin - even small and especially hidden ones, we were able to see...More

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Arran might be very busy day, but he accepted our half day tour, and covered almost all of the important and impressive buildings in Dublin. Moreover, he suggested how to go around the rest of our stay, showed us where to eat etc.. Never forget...More

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Arran2014, Owner at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Dear Mikiko, and dear all the Nozaki family; thank you for your visit to Dublin, and thank you for this very kind review of our tour together. As you know I had other tours that day, and was getting married two days later. But when...More

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A great, original and funny visit! For non native english and natives also. A different way for discovering this amazing exhibition. Youngs and olds will appreciate ARRAN kindness, energy and talent to explain the history’s species (and the words). Thanks Arran for this joyful moment!...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Very interesting museum with a great number of different historical animal. Surely I will go again !!

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I’ve been on a few of Arran’s walking tours around Dublin City center over the last few months and his eclectic, energetic mix of levity, insight and background is unbeatable. Thanks!

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

Over the last two years, I have gone on several of Arran’s ‘Dublin Decoded’ walking tours. These varied from wonderful street tours, to understanding a selection of paintings in the National Gallery. Not only is Arran’s depth of knowledge astonishing, but it is also very...More

Thank David B
Arran2014, Owner at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

David, thank you so much for this kind, generous-spirited review. I am absolutely thrilled you enjoy the tours we provide. Thank you so much for taking the time to write about them. Much obliged to you sir -Arran.

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Arran navigates a lively and well informed trek up and down Grafton Street from the residence at No.1 to the commercial property opposite at No. 116 ( I think). Dubliners especially will be challenged to stand and stare to behold the original buildings behind the...More

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Arran2014, Manager at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi Deidre, Thank you for your review. I'm glad to hear that overall you enjoyed the tour and found it lively and well-informed. Thank you for saying that. We've had exceptionally good feedback about it, as in fairness we get about all our tours. I...More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

How fascinating this walk with Arran was - he like mother duck leading his ducklings through the fairly thronged streets between the newly refurbished and very fine City Assembly House - the old Civic Museum building next door to the Powerscourt Townhouse Centre and Temple...More

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Arran2014, Owner at Dublin Decoded, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2018

Dear Marian, thank you for this kind, generous review. I'm delighted you enjoyed our visit to the Society of Artists' exhibition, and our little ramble around the city centre, to some former studios and homes of those 18th Century artists. It was a very nice...More

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