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Explore 3 UCPlaces digital self-guided tours in Dublin

Welcome to Dublin! The history of Dublin, stretches back over a thousand years.  Dublin was founded by the Vikings in the 9th century. They established a settlement called Dyflin and used it as a base for trade and exploration. The Vikings built Dublin Castle and established a network of trade routes that extended across Europe. In 1169, the Normans invaded Ireland and captured Dublin. They constructed the first stone walls around the city and introduced feudalism. Dublin became an important center of commerce and administration, and many of its significant landmarks, including Christ Church Cathedral and St. Patrick's Cathedral, were built during this period. In the 16th century, King Henry VIII declared himself the head of the Church of England, and Protestantism was enforced in Ireland. Dublin became the seat of English power in Ireland, and the city grew in importance. However, religious tensions between Catholics and Protestants persisted throughout this era. In the 18th century, Dublin became a center of political activism, and the Society of United Irishmen was founded. The 19th and 20th centuries saw several significant events, such as the 1798 Rebellion, the Great Famine (1845-1852), the Easter Rising (1916), and the War of Independence (1919-1921). These events ultimately led to the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922. In the 20th and 21st centuries, Dublin experienced periods of economic growth, social change, and cultural development. The city underwent urban renewal projects, including the construction of new buildings and infrastructure. Dublin emerged as a vibrant cosmopolitan capital, attracting international businesses, artists, and tourists. Today, Dublin is known for its rich cultural heritage, literary legacy, bustling streets, and vibrant nightlife. The city has preserved many historic sites and landmarks while embracing modernity and innovation. Its history is reflected in its architecture, museums, and traditions, making it a captivating destination for visitors eager to explore Ireland's past.

Places: 13 POIs Distance: 6.66 mi Duration: 58m

Welcome to Historic America & UCPlaces’ audio walking tour of Dublin.I’m ‘Professional History Nerd’, Rachel Tracey. I’ll be your tour guide as we explore the largest city on the Emerald Isle. Here on the eastern coast of the Republic of Ireland, on the bay of the Irish Sea, Dublin is an iconic destination–full of Irish pride, pubs and a fascinating history dating back to the 7th Century!  Together, we’ll explore the historic highlights of the capital city, beginning with a stroll down O’Connell Street to the River Liffey, making stops at Trinity College, Dublin Castle, and St Patrick's Cathedral. Let’s get started! Our tour begins at The Gresham Hotel, 23 O'Connell Street Upper, North City, Dublin.    

Places: 17 POIs Distance: 1.42 mi Duration: 1h:53m

Hello, and welcome to this UCPlaces tour of the Tri-Valley area of southern Contra Costa and central Alameda County. My name is Stephen, and I’m excited to take you on today's journey through the rich history and exciting new developments in these Bay Area suburbs. Before we get started, let me introduce you to our local expert Realtor, Barbara Brodick. Barbara Brodrick has been a resident of the Bay area for over 45 years. During that time she has moved between San Francisco, Oakland, Sunnyvale, and San Jose, which has given her a unique and knowledgeable perspective on the diverse neighborhoods of the Bay Area. The hallmark of Barbara's career has been customer service. She has consistently been recognized and has received corporate awards for delivering the highest level of customer service to her clients. She brings this work ethic, dedication and commitment to each Real Estate transaction and to each of her clients. If today’s tour inspires you to start your search for a home in the Tri-Valley area or anywhere else in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, give Barbara a call at 925-403-1213. You can also reach her via email at barbara@thebrodrickgroup.com. All right! Let’s get started with the tour. Follow the GPS navigation to our first stop, the City of San Ramon.

Places: 10 POIs Distance: 25.97 mi Duration: 1h:47m