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Book of Kells and Dublin General Post Office

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Starting from $129 USD / Adult
Delve into Irish history on a journey that takes you from the ancient Book of Kells to the birth of the independent Irish state. Begin in the Old Library of Trinity College, where you’ll lay eyes on the Book of Kells. Marvel at this richly decorated copy of the four Gospels, embellished with interlaced spirals and intricate drawings. The Book of Kells is believed to be the work of ancient monks, and it remains one of Ireland’s most cherished icons. Next, head to the Dublin General Post Office. Here, on Easter Monday of 1916, rebels stormed the building and began the uprising which would ultimately lead to the creation of the Irish Republic. Explore interactive exhibits that chronicle the fighting from both sides of the conflict. After the tour, mail a postcard to friends back home, featuring the distinctive mark of the Dublin General Post Office.
  • Visit heralded Trinity College and enter its famed library to view the world’s most famous medieval manuscript.
  • Tour the Dublin General Post Office, the center of Ireland’s pivotal 1916 Easter Uprising.
  • Explore exhibits that chronicle the battle from both sides of the conflict.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Sun protection
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Local currency
  • Rain gear
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Layered clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guest must be able to walk approximately 0.5 miles over stone paths with steps.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Pregnant woman those with back, neck or knee injuries should be aware this tour involves long travel times and walking.
  • Guest with concerns should consult their local physician before embarking on this tour.
  • Photography is not permitted in the Long Room or the Book of Kells.
  • Guests who choose to stay in town are responsible for getting back to the ship on their own.
Location Dublin, IrelandDublin, Ireland
Tour Code DB1GDB1G
Duration4.25 Hours4.25 Hours
Activity Level#Medium#Medium
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