Dublin the capital city in the Republic of Ireland has so much to offer the visitor. It is famous for its architecture, its fashionable shopping centres, its wide range of events and festivals, theatres pubs & restaurants. Don’t miss Dublins Temple Bar which is the centre for restaurants and nightlife.
Dublin celebrated its 1000th birthday in 1988 and was designated European City of Culture in 1991
Just half an hour from the city centre there are mountain walks, stately homes and gardens, beautiful sandy beaches and fishing villages. If you are looking to enjoy a good pint of Guinness in Dublin call to the Palace Bar in Dublin and you never know who you might meet in there !
Take the Dublin City Hop-on Hop-off Coastal & Ghostbus Tours which takes roughly 1 hour 30 minutes taking in some of Dublin’s great Visitor Attractions such as Dublin Castle, Christ Church, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Guiness Storehouse, Trinity College, Dublin Zoo, Temple Bar and lots more. Also an option is a Dublin Coastal Tour enroute from Dublin City, Blackrock, Dun Laoghaire, Bray, Powerscourt Gardens, Stillorgan and back to Dublin City.
Look out for Dublin Bus “Freedom of Dublin City” ticket which covers 2-3 days of transport around Dublin’s City Centre, Dublin Airport and Dublin Train Stations, check with Dublin Bus for more details.
Dublins Airlink Express Bus is a great transport option for visitors as it connects Dublin Airport, Dublin City Centre and Dublins Connolly &Heuston Railway Stations, it serves the following: The O2 Dublin, The Convention Centre, O’Connell St, Dublins Temple Bar, Christchurch, Connolly & Heuston Rail Stations, Dublin’s Central Bus Station and the Luas Red Line.
If you want to explore Dublin from the Water why not take a Liffey River Cruise a 45 minute cruise on the River Liffey taking in some of Dublin’s Georgian architecture en route and famous sight.