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Important Information on Covid‐19
In accordance with the announcement by the Irish Government and efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus, all live RIAI CPD events are being postponed for the foreseeable future. We intend to reschedule CPD events after the risk has passed.
Architecture Tours Ireland offers a variety of walking tours on the architecture of Dublin city. From Dublin’s world famous Georgian squares to the city’s youngest urban quarters, these lively and informative city walks explore historical and contemporary urban icons. These tours are a wonderful way to experience Dublin and get a real sense of the city's history, culture, and design.
Our guides are people with a passion for architecture. They are RIAI Registered Architects, architectural graduates, and urban specialists. Each guide is specially trained to conduct these tours.
Pick your Tour
Choose from Dublin’s world famous Georgian squares to the city’s trendiest urban quarters. The tours are run with a minimum of fifteen participants and a maximum of twenty-five. For further details please email Sonila Papa.
Dublin Docklands Tour
This tour spans four centuries – from the eighteenth century construction of the harbor walls to the area’s transformation into a bustling twenty-first century city quarter for living, working, and entertainment. Tour highlights include: the Custom House, Grand Canal Theatre, and Samuel Beckett Bridge.
Considered Dublin’s Golden Age, the Georgian era was marked by the rebuilding of much of the medieval city. This tour will discover how Georgian residences are being adapted to modern lifestyles and juxtaposed with modern infill buildings.
The Living City
This walk explores different experiences of living in the city through Dublin’s markets, squares, and parks while viewing some award-winning examples of residential architecture along the way.
Medieval in origin, the narrow cobbled streets of Temple Bar were once destined as the site of a major bus depot. A ground-breaking urban regeneration project and masterplan by Group 91 Architects transformed the area into a now bustling cultural quarter.