Dublin What to See

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Dublin is a city that captivates you in the first moment, famous for its many pubs, also offers many cultural attractions, here is a list of 10 things to do and see in Dublin.

10 things to do in Dublin

1. Phoenix Park

It is the park par excellence, a real spectacle, not far from the center, 2-3 stops, it is one of the largest parks in the world, it is possible to see deer, scogliattoli, swans and various birds. Perfect for those who love walking or cycling.



2. Guinnes Storehouse


If you go to Dublin, you can't not go to the Guinness factory, with the audio guide in Spanish (included in the admission price) you can visit the factory on your own.

And at the end of this interesting visit you will be offered a pint of Guinness to be enjoyed in a bar overlooking Dublin with a spectacular view over the whole city. It costs a little, 18 euros, but it's definitely worth it.

3. O’ Connell Street


It is one of the main streets of Dublin, full of shops, Pubs and Fast-Food, the real artery in the heart of Dublin.

4. Trinity College e Library


Unmissable Dublin stop, Trinity College is a prestigious educational institution worldwide, the oldest and most noble in Ireland, is located in the center of Dublin, on College Green.

The library inside includes about a million texts and an important collection of ancient manuscripts, a great library, to be visited as if it were a church, it is a pity that you cannot take pictures.

5. Temple Bar


It is definitely recommended for those who love the evening life, full of pubs, young people and tourists, many of the hotels are located right above the pubs, making the stay even more noisy.



The busiest time is summer during St Patrick's Festival, so book well in advance if you choose to visit Dublin in this time.

The area is connected to various bus lines southbound (77, 50, 74 and 25), with Line 65B connecting with Luas Green in Harcourt and for the airport with lines 16A, 46X and 748.

6. St. Stephen’s Green


This area is one of the most elegant and picturesque of the capital, very quiet, full of greenery, shops and cafes, ideal for couples looking for a romantic escape in a relaxing environment.

It is close to the main tourist attractions of the city, ideal for visiting Dublin and relaxing in a quiet and elegant environment.

We recommend a pleasant walk along the Grand Canal, just a few minutes from this area.

It is served by several bus lines towards the center (145, 66X, 118 and 116), it offers a connection with the Luas Green that leads to various destinations and to the airport in connection with the 46X line.

7. Grafton Street


You cannot miss a stroll through the shops of Dublin's most famous pedestrian area, between St. Stephen's Green and Trinity College.


Grafton Street is one of the busiest and most colorful streets in Europe where street artists and trendy shops attract numerous tourists every day.

8. St. Patrick's Cathedral


It is the largest church in Ireland, in neo-Gothic style, dedicated to the apostle Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, stands on one of the oldest Christian sites in the city.

It contains numerous relics of the history of Ireland, from the stone of the baptismal font used by St Patrick in the 1690th century to the chair where William of Orange sat after the Battle of the Boyne in XNUMX.


St. Patrick's Cathedral also houses the tomb of Jonathan Swift, the author of Gulliver's Travels.

9. Dublin Castle


One of the most important symbols of the city, it is certainly worth a visit, particularly its location in the city center.

The cost of the ticket includes a guide, the visit lasts about an hour and includes a visit to the royal apartments and an underground part.

10. Howth Village


Howth is a pretty fishing town surrounded by nature, where you can enjoy excellent fish in the many restaurants or spot seals among the fishing boats in the harbor.
Ideal for relaxing for a day or even a few hours, you can reach Howth either by bus or by DART from Dublin city center.

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