Top Tourist Attractions in Dublin
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The Guinness Storehouse is at the top of the list of things to do with its rich history and breathtaking views. The Gravity Bar located on the top floor of the building overlooks the idyllic city. This tour can be either guided or unguided. It has over seven floors of amazing background and history of Guinness and its family creator Arthur Guinness.
Since 1979 the brewery located in St. James Gate has been creating ale and exploring the many ways to make the perfect pint of Guinness. Take a factory tour to explore the years broken down and the steps to creating each and every barrel of Guinness. Tickets can be purchased off the Guinness Storehouse website.
You can amble along the beautiful cobbled stone grounds of Dublin Castle yourself or get a guided tour of the State Apartments and the exhibitions for the full experience.
The grounds have been around since the 13th century and are a part of Dublin’s amazing Irish culture and heritage. It is also a very short walk from Trinity College where you can explore the halls and get a tour of the library with the renowned Book of Kells.
NATIONAL GALLERY OF IRELAND
This exhibit in the centre of Dublin contains exquisite pieces of art and history. It is open seven days a week and contains an extensive gift shop and café. You will lose track of time as you immerse yourself into the art and architecture of the Georgian building itself.
ST. PATRICKS CATHEDRAL
This church has been around for 800 years, filled with culture and Irish history. Many parts of the building have been embellished over the centuries with aspects of the building from earlier centuries still standing. It is an incredible historical landmark with guided tours available throughout the day.
GLASS MASK THEATRE
Located in the beautiful Bestseller Cafe on Dawson Street, Glass Mask Theatre, recently named “Theatre Company of the Year 2021” provides an exciting and daring programme of new work, all showcased in a uniquely intimate environment. Enjoy a cabaret-style evening with top-quality food from tapas to cheeseboards and delicious drinks all while experiencing an exciting show you won't forget! Artistic Director, Rex Ryan describes his venue as a “Parisian-style café crossed with the madness of a 1970s off-off-Broadway theatre”. He wants to change people's outlook on theatre from "stuffy and elitist" to chill and exciting.
Dating back to 1198, The Brazen Head is one of Ireland's oldest pubs and within the top 5 oldest pubs in the world! Enjoy live music and wholesome food in one of the pub's comfortable rooms, or soak up the atmosphere in the enclosed cobblestone courtyard during Summer. Indulge in traditional and contemporary dishes including stews, fresh fish and delicious seafood dishes. The courtyard restaurant is perfect for a more formal evening dining experience. Just a short walk from the Guinness Brewery, The Brazen Head is not to be missed during your stay in the capital for both its historic value and its reputation as one of Dublin's best Irish music venues where you can enjoy an evening full of food, folklore and fairies.
You can't visit Dublin and not experience the famous Temple Bar that has been around since 1840. With live music day and night, amazing Irish traditional menus and pints go leor. It is the perfect place to soak up the traditional and lively atmosphere of Dublin City! There is a gift shop right next door with one of a kind bottles of whiskey, clothing and ornaments if you're looking to take something home to remember.