Top Dublin Attractions
Top Dublin Attractions
1. Guinness Storehouse - The home of Guinness at Dublin located heart of St. James Gate Brewery, it is Irelands Number One visitors attractions, home of Black Stuff. The Journey begins at the bottom of the world largest pint glass and continues up though seven floors filled with interactive experience.
2. Dublin Zoo:- Dublin Zoo is largest enclosed public park in any capital city in Europe. It originally formed as Royal Hunting Park in the 1660 and opened to the public in 1747. A large herd of fallow deer still remain to this day. Dublin Zoo is also home to the Zoological Garden and Victorian flower gardens. It is only mile and half from O’Connell Street. It open 24 hours a days and 7 days a week all year around.
3. Temple Bar:- The Temple Bar has always been popular spot for Dublin visitors. The Vikings set up camp here as far back as 795 AD. Their settlement remains can be seen in Dublin Castle today. Fast Forward a few centuries to a time when British diplomat Sir Williams Temple built his grand residence and garden on the site, the name stuck and Temple Bar was born.
4. Trinity College:- One of the Ireland’s leading historical site which attract half a million visitors every year. The Trinity College is Ireland’s oldest and located on 40 acres of rich architecture and open green space. The Book of Kells is a 9th century manuscript of the gospels and is on display at Trinity College.
5. Jameson Distillery:- Jameson set in the heart of the capital which capture the imagination and spirit of Ireland, which is world’s preferred quality Whiskey. The Tour includes following the path of the different stages in the distilling process and concludes with whiskey tasting in the Jameson Bar.
6. St. Patrick’s Cathedral:- Saint Patricks Cathedral is the National Cathedral of the Church of Ireland. The building is a busy place that serves as a place of worship , a visitors attraction and host for many events.
7. Dublin Castle:- It represents some of the oldest surviving architecture in the city and was the centre of English power in Ireland for seven centuries until it was taken over by the Irish Free State in 1922. Dublin Castle you can see 13th Century records tower and the State Apartments was once residence of English viceroys, including the inauguration of the Ireland’s Presidents.
8. Croke Park:- Croke Park is Ireland’s largest Sporting and cultural attraction. This stadium is a one of the largest in Europe with capacity of 82,300. Which attract high profile international sporting, cultural and music events. This offers huge variety of activities including historical tours, theatre and site-seeing.
9. Wax museum:- The family museum containing hundreds of wax versions of famous Irish and International personalities.
10. National museum of Ireland -Natural History :- National museum of Ireland has displays on prehistoric Ireland, including early work in gold, church treasures and objects from the Viking and medieval period. The Kingship and sacrifice exhibitions includes well preserved bog bodies and Ralaghan man. There are special display of items from Egypt, Cyprus and the Roman world.
11. Aviva Stadium:- The Creation of the Lansdown Road Stadium was the vision of Henry William Dunlop an outstanding young athlete who organised the first Ireland Athletics Championship. His vision was to create purpose built sporting venue as this was first opened in 1872.
12. 3 Arena:- The 3 Arena is indoor amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Ireland. The venue opened in 16thDecember 2008.
13. Malahide Castle and Gardens
14. Kilmainham Gaol (jail)
15. Grafton/St. Stephens green
16. Irish whiskey museum
17. National Botanic Gardens