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Victorians, Part 2: historical–architectural walking tour

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Victorians, Part 2: historical–architectural walking tour


Victorians, Part 2: historical–architectural walking tour.
Victorian and Edwardian Architecture around Trinity College, College Street, D’Olier Street, Westmoreland Street, College Green and surrounding area - Sunday 31 March 2019 at 11:30
A survey of Dublin’s great 19th century insurance company, ecclesiastical and bank architecture, in the area of its greatest concentration, this tour takes place on the only day it’s peaceful and pleasant to view and enjoy it: on a Sunday!

This is an adaptation of a tour on Victorian architecture that I recently designed and led for DIT/TUD School of Art and Design. We will cover the main concepts and nuances of Victorian (and Edwardian) design thinking, its principles and ideals, yet made fun and accessible in our usual relaxed, highly sociable Dublin-Decoded style.

Everyone is very welcome. We’ll only run this tour one or two times per year. So come and join us if you can.

This "Victorians Part 2" tour is a follow-on to our "Victorians Part 1" tour which takes place two days earlier on Friday 29 March. (For information and tickets on the "Victorians Part 1" tour please see the separate listing on EventBrite and/or our Dublin Decoded website.)

Please note: the "Victorians Part 1" tour on Friday 29 March starts at the later time of 14:30 while this "Victorians Part 2" tour on Sunday 31 March starts at 11:30 sharp.

Price: €17.50 online or €20 on the day walk-up. Please note that walk-up tickets are subject to availability and space. We can usually accommodate all guests who have booked online, plus up to 5 walk-up guests.


Meet point / Start point: directly underneath the Campanile of Trinity College. Please see location in the map at foot of the ticket page. This meet point is the same as for the Victorians Part 1 tour which takes place on Friday 29 March.

Time: Please buy or present your ticket/s (presenting your tickets on the screen of your phone is fine) at/from 11:25.

Walk starts: 11:30 sharp.

Finish time: 13:15 (approx.) or possibly 13:25.


End point: Stephen’s Green (South) or near corner of Stephen’s Green with Harcourt St nearby.

Image (above and below) detail from Bird’s Eye View of Dublin from the London Illustrated News c1848



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