Few places around the world lend a friendlier hand than Dublin. The Emerald Isle offers wonderful hospitality, complemented by its warm and friendly hosts. A cosmopolitan city, Dubin is rightly proud of its rich heritage, but also presents a modern face in keeping with contemporary culture.
Must-dos When In Dublin
1. Trinity College
Housing the Book of Kells, a near two-century old manuscript written by monks, Trinity College is Dublin’s oldest university, built-in 1592.
2. Christ Church Cathedral
Dublin’s oldest building dates back nearly one thousand years to 1038. It was built courtesy of the invading Vikings, a monument to serve a powerful army.
3. Dublin Castle
Dating back to the Norman invasion, this wonderful example of medieval architecture captures the artistic influence of the time. Magnificent painted ceilings and crystal chandeliers portray the Ireland of one thousand years ago.
4. National Gallery of Ireland
Monet and Picasso are just two of the influential artists on display in the city’s largest gallery. Some 2,500 paintings give a flavour of a historic past and present.
5. Guinness Storehouse
Ireland’s most famous export was once brewed in this famous old building. Since relocated, the Guinness Storehouse now delights in telling its visitors how one of the world’s favourite beverages came to be.
6. Temple Bar
7. Smithfield Village
8. Grafton Street
Big name department stores trade alongside local craft shops in the busiest shopping area of Dubli. Traditional Irish gifts and souvenirs can be found more easily in the adjacent Nassau Street.
9. Pint of Guinness
10. Irish Grand National