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Skip-the-Line: Guinness & Jameson Irish Experience Tour

1. Skip-the-Line: Guinness & Jameson Irish Experience Tour

Experience 2 of Dublin’s top attractions on a fascinating skip-the-line half-day Irish Experience tour in and around the historic city-center. Meet your local Dublin guide at the Jameson Whiskey Distillery in Bow Street located in the Cultural Quarter of Smithfield for a tasting experience in an exclusive setting. Sample Jameson Whiskey variants for a whiskey comparison that few get to enjoy. Learn what 3 ingredients go into making the world’s most famous Irish whiskey, and get a coveted Whiskey Taster Certificate. After your sampling experience enjoy a free drink among new friends where your guide will share fascinating stories about Ireland's whiskey and history.  Your tour will then continue to the Guinness Storehouse, Ireland’s number one visitor attraction where you'll skip the long lines to enjoy a tasting and a free pint of Guinness. Enjoy a tutorial about the famous beer from your guide while your sipping the perfect pint of dark beer. On this tour you will also see the world’s largest pint glass as it rises up the 7-storey atrium, and learn how Guinness is made and transported around the world before discovering some of the storehouses other floors packed with engaging exhibits.  In summary, this tour offers the perfect Irish experience with skip-the-line access in a addition to being guided by a local English speaking guide who will make sure you have the time of your life!

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Dublin: 2-Hour Whiskey Tasting Tour

2. Dublin: 2-Hour Whiskey Tasting Tour

Take in the sights, sounds, and tastes of Ireland's legendary whiskies. You will be guided around Dublin's most established whiskey establishments by an expert whiskey guide. The tour will start in The Lincoln's Inn and afterward, you will visit Bowes Lounge, a legendary Irish pub. And last but not least, you will visit the Palace Bar in Temple Bar, the spirit home of Irish Whiskey with a rich history frequented both by Brendan Behan and Flann O'Brien. You will taste premium whiskies in each of the three pubs, handpicked by an expert whiskey guide at each establishment. You will also learn about the history of whiskey and of Ireland.

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Dublin: 2-Hour Premium Whiskey and Food Tasting Tour

3. Dublin: 2-Hour Premium Whiskey and Food Tasting Tour

Visit some of Dublin's most established whiskey establishments with an expertly trained whiskey guide. Taste 5 premium Irish whiskies, along with 2 beautiful Irish farmhouse cheeses accompanied by Irish soda bread. Finish off with some luxurious Irish handmade chocolates. Each of the whiskies will be handpicked by your whiskey guide at every establishment, starting at The Dingle Whiskey Bar, one of the city center's newest whiskey venues, built to showcase Irish whiskey at its best. Continue to Bowes Lounge to experience a legendary Irish pub. Last, but not least, go to the Palace Bar in Temple Bar to discover the spiritual home of Irish whiskey and its rich history. Follow in the footsteps of Brendan Behan and Flann O'Brien at a bar that they both used to frequent.

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2-Hour Deluxe Whiskey & Food Tasting

4. 2-Hour Deluxe Whiskey & Food Tasting

On this tour, you will be guided around Dublin's most established whiskey establishments by an expertly trained whiskey guide. Taste 5 deluxe age statement beautiful Irish whiskeys, two beautiful Irish farmhouse cheeses accompanied with Irish soda bread and finished off with luxurious Irish handmade chocolates. Each of the whiskeys is handpicked by your expert whiskey guide at each of the establishments. The tour will start in one of the city center's newest whiskey venues, the Dingle Whiskey Bar, built to showcase Irish whiskey. Afterwards, you will visit Bowes Lounge, a legendary Irish pub. And last but not least, you will visit the Palace Bar in Temple Bar, the spirit home of Irish whiskey with a rich history, frequented by both Brendan Behan and Flann O'Brien.

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Dublin Beer Tour with a Spanish Tour Guide

5. Dublin Beer Tour with a Spanish Tour Guide

Stroll through Dublin's most iconic and beautiful pubs and discover the importance of beer in Irish culture. Indulge in pub culture and tour Dublin's most iconic venues with the Temple Bar Tour, Irish Pubs history, a must see for the most important Irish pubs in the area for its antiquity, style and history. As you walk around the city, your Spanish-speaking guide will tell you anecdotes and curiosities to understand the important role that pubs play in the daily life of the Irish and their passion for bars. You will also learn a bit more about whiskey and beer, mainly about the famous Guinness black beer. Start at a traditional Irish pub, then continuing to a Victorian style pub with numerous ornamental details. You will also see the wall of fame, with portraits of U2, Van Morrison and Sinead O'Connor and the corner of Temple Bar, the flagship of the neighborhood. Enjoy the best live music from a brewery-inspired pub, ending your explanation at the well-known and fun Celtic-style pub. Once you get acquainted with the history of Dublin's most iconic pubs, it's time to live the experience: you will end up in a charming 4-story gastro pub opposite the River Liffey. Those who have booked the tasting tour will be able to taste 5 beers 100% handmade. What will you discover? What does "craic" mean to an Irishman? Why do funerals in Ireland end up in a bar with a round of beers? Where does the Irish's passion for bars and beer come from? Why the name "porter" (black beer)? How does the English pub differ from the Irish pub? Why was beer thought to have healing powers in the middle ages? What alcoholic drink was called "water of life"? What does "pub" really mean? And who were his true creators? Why did some pubs have such flashy names as "The Blue Leg" or "The Flying Horse"? What is the most photographed corner of Dublin? What does the clover symbol mean for some establishments?

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Dublin: Silent Disco Walking Tour

6. Dublin: Silent Disco Walking Tour

Your tour kicks off at the meeting point in the city center of Dublin. After being kitted out in high-tech headsets, you will be ready to go. Your tour will begin with a quick introduction, as you are taken through downtown Dublin from Grafton Street to Temple Bar, Dublin Castle and then back again to the meeting point. Throughout your tour you will be listening to a great collection of fantastic tunes from the 80s, 90s. and today. The tour is fully guided, and throughout your experience you will be accompanied by an energetic host who will provide you with all the dance moves you need to strut your funky stuff. All the tours start and end in the friendly "host bar", where you can get either liquid courage or post-tour celebrations depending on your desires. If you’re looking for something amazingly fun and just that little bit unusual, you’ve come to the right place!

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Dublin: Guided Irish Music Tour

7. Dublin: Guided Irish Music Tour

A professional local guide and musician will accompany you on a fun and educational tour through this hip yet historic district. You will visit famous classic pubs and bars, as you become a witness to the local drinking culture. You will begin with a visit to Temple Bar, which is Dublin's cultural quarter and number-1 must-see. Whilst here you will learn who Sir William Temple was, as well as what the vikings did in this particular bar and the world-famous events that happened there. Whilst there, you will also learn about which Guinness World Record was made in that very location. Throughout your tour you will experience the vibrancy of Dublin’s traditional drinking and Irish-music scene. You will not just hear the stories, but will feel the atmosphere and rich musical culture that this city is famous for.

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What people are saying about Temple Bar

It was extremely fun! I don’t remember our guide but he was excellent and made the experience so much better, we had a quick mini stop at one of the oldest pubs for a quick drink and along the way he gave us a tour of things we saw! Worth your money and highly recommend this tour!!

Great option to quickly get the best of Jameson and Guinness tourist centers. Excellent information and helpful guide. At Guinness, which is huge, you can get the most important information and experiences in a short amount of time.

Very nice whiskey tasting! A lot of information in a relax way..would really recommend this tour if you like to know more about Whiskey and just have a relax and fun afternoon.

Neil was brilliant and his knowledge and delivery really added to the day.

Andrew, our guide was fantastic. Learned a lot, had a great time!