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Sligo's dark history walking tour

História

Sligo's dark history walking tour

3 comentários
Duração
2 horas
Tamanho do grupo
Para até 10 pessoas
Hospedada em
Inglês
História

Sligo's dark history walking tour

História

Sligo's dark history walking tour

3 comentários
Duração
2 horas
Tamanho do grupo
Para até 10 pessoas
Hospedada em
Inglês

O que você fará

My hometown of Sligo is the vibrant heart of the North West of Ireland and the biggest town in the region. Built on the banks of the Garavogue River it connects Lough Gill to the Atlantic Ocean and boasts the magnificent backdrop of Benbulben Mountain. The town has an interesting history and had a busy port in the nineteenth century. Its scenery inspired the poet W.B. Yeats and his ancestors were prosperous ship owners. We'll start by the Riverside in Sligo town and I'll tell you stories of breweries and what life was like for people living in this area in the past. We'll visit an old Victorian jail, hear stories of some of the prisoners and executions that took place at the jail. We'll walk to the town centre where dark tales of a medieval abbey and the town's graveyard are recounted.

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Mel

Mel

I'm a local Historian and Tour Guide. I provide social history and macabre tales tours in Sligo, Ireland. I'm interested in Irish history, dark history, literary tourism and social history. I have completed a Diploma in Heritage and Folklore from the National University of Ireland Galway.

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Onde você estará

Sligo is a medieval town with narrow windy streets and lanes, it has a lot of macabre dark history. We start in Riverside on the banks of the picturesque Garavogue river. After a dark tale of a brewery, we'll head to the gates of a Victorian jail where stories of prisoners and executions are recounted. We'll walk to the town centre and visit a house with Dracula connections.

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Todas as experiências podem ser canceladas e reembolsadas integralmente até 24 horas após a compra.

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Requisitos dos hóspedes

Até 10 hóspedes de 18 anos ou mais podem participar.

Mais dicas

The tour finishes in the centre of Sligo, you may prefer to park in a car park in the centre of town than near the starting point. Tour still goes ahead in rain, please bring an umbrella and rain jacket. The tour involves walking and standing in locations for up to 2 hours, wear comfortable shoes.
Mel
Sligo's dark history walking tour
3 comentários
$18/pessoa
3 comentários
$18/pessoa