Vikings in Dublin

Once upon a time the mighty vikings founded what is now the great city of Dublin. These powerful warriors arrived in Ireland in the 9th Century AD. They have long gone but have left behind a lot of heritage. If you are fan of historic stories and vikings you should take one of the following Viking tours around Dublin. Here is some of the most interesting tours when you are here.

  1. Viking Splash Tour

One of the most popular tours in Dublin, Viking Splash will give you an inside look on how life was in the time Vikings were here. By land and by water you can see the many sights where the vikings left their mark. Let the tour guide show you the sites and scenes of Ireland’s capital city from a World War II amphibious vehicle – all whilst the entertaining guides deliver a wildly engaging commentary.

Prices for this tour are €22 for an adult, €12 per child and €70 for the whole family ( €80 in July and August)


  1. Visiting Dublinia

Dublinia is located in the grounds of Christchurch which is in the heart of Dublin. This is the place where modern Dublin meets the past. Dublinia is a historical recreation museum and visitor attraction.


  1. Viking locations in Dublin

Remains of the Vikings in Dublin have been found in several locations.

Temple Bar, the city’s thriving hub of bars and restaurants. Many of the streets layouts and names date back to the Viking Age. Temple Bar was once a major marketplace for Viking traders. Beneath these streets lay the remains of houses, roads, animal enclosures and graves.

  • Fishamble street

One of the oldest streets in Dublin, this street is witness of many historical events over the years. The Vikings were using this street to produce products and trade them. If you walk around you will feel the spirit and the look from the time when they were here.

  • Dublin Castle

Build in the 11th century, Dublin castle was part of the Viking heritage. This fantastic castle show many historical items from the Viking time.

  • Clondalkin Round Tower

This amazing tower was built on the side of an old monastery and is one of the most beautiful structures that was built by the Vikings in Dublin.


If you want to know more about the Viking’s History in Ireland, you can check this post.


Don’t forget to book your accommodation with Durban Residence in Dublin.

Also, we can inform you about all the differents tours once you arrive.


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