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 16th December 2008.
13. Malahide Castle and Gardens:- Malahide Castle is one of the highlights to any visit to Dublin. Located by the seaside village of Malahide, the castle is steeped in history, playing a central role in Medieval Irish history.
14. Kilmainham Gaol (jail):- Kilmainham Gaol is one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. Attractions include a major exhibition detailing the political and penal history of the prison and its restoration.
15. Grafton/St. Stephens green:- Ireland's world-famous shopping street. From small boutiques to large department stores including Stephen's Green Shopping Centre, & Brown Thomas, Grafton Street is a haven for all those retail addicts.
16. The Old Jameson Distillery:- Jameson Distillery Bow St. (informally the Jameson Distillery) is an Irish whiskey tourist attraction located just off Smithfield Square in Dublin. Jameson Distillery Bow St. is the original site where Jameson Irish Whiskey was distilled until 1971. It is now a visitor’s centre that provides guided tours, tutored whiskey tastings, JJs bar and a gift shop.
17. National Botanic Gardens:- National Botanic Gardens are noted for their fine plant collections holding more than 15,000 plant species and cultivars from a variety of habitats from around the world. The gardens are famous for their exquisitely restored and planted glasshouses, notably the Turner Curvilinear Range and the Great Palm House, both recipients of the Europa Nostra award for excellence in conservation architecture. Visitors can enjoy such features as the herbaceous borders, rose garden, the alpine yard, the pond area, rock garden and arboretum.