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Empire Walking Trail

By Visit Dublin

7th April 2016

Take a fascinating journey back to the 18th and 19th centuries to discover just how the streets of Dublin fared under the rule of the British Empire. As you might expect, things were very different back then, when the city represented one of the most important branches of the Empire. In fact, Dublin was referred to as the Empire’s “second city” with many of its most recognisable buildings serving as key bases of operation for British rule.

Using our free Discovery Trails app, take in castles, parks and streets that hold a sense of history today...