Visit Dublin is very pleasant, especially because it is human-sized: in a weekend, everything can be done, provided you are active. If you are going to Dublin to party, it is also a dream destination: with its district of Temple Bar, the city is full of pubs characteristic of the country, where pints of Guinness flow afloat. There are many web sites and web portals through which you can book the cheapest flight in the world.
To help you organize your stay there, we have compiled a list of the best things to do in Dublin.
1. Trinity College
The oldest university in Ireland (founded in 1592) is definitely worth a visit. The entrance inside is free and you can admire the buildings, the courtyard and the statues that sit here. It will however pay to visit the library, and see the Book of Kells 1200 years old, and there too, it’s worth it. Nearly 4.5 million books are there and the 65-meter Long Room inside is sublime!
2. St. Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick’s Cathedral is one of the most popular attractions to visit in Dublin. It was built between 1220 and 1260 and is one of the few surviving buildings in the medieval city of Dublin. Today, it is the national cathedral of the Church of Ireland and is still the largest cathedral in Ireland.
3. St Stephen’s Green
Located next to Grafton Street, St Stephen Green Park allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. There are a lot of monuments to see starting with the entrance, the Arch of fusiliers, and inside, statues, fountains, etc.
4. Grafton Street
Grafton Street is well known for its many shops, and it’s a great place if shopping is your thing. It is also a popular place to watch talented street artists. There are also bars and restaurants.
5. Guinness Storehouse
Visit the famous Guinness brewery to learn more about how the Irish drink is made (1 out of every 2 pint consumed in Ireland is Guinness). On the program: history of Guinness and the brand, techniques used and of course tasting at the Gravity Bar which will offer you a 360 ° view of Dublin!
6. Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA)
The Museum of Modern Irish Art opened in May 1991 and quickly imposed its important presence on the international art scene. It features vibrant exhibits and educational programs that are designed to create fun and challenging experiences of modern art for you.
7. Dublin Castle
Since its creation in 1204, Dublin Castle has played a leading role in the history of Ireland. It has been the site of all presidential inaugurations since the founding of the state, and has witnessed some of the most significant events in the country’s history. The complex covers 4.5 hectares and contains two museums, two cafes, an international conference center, 2 gardens, government buildings and viceroy apartments.