Dublin is bursting with great sights and places for visitors to see and explore. Here are a few of our top picks:
Hop On Hop Off Bus
A Hop On Hop Off bus is a great introduction to the city and there are a few options to choose from in Dublin. Spend a day exploring every inch of the city, taking in the sights and getting a real feel for the buzz of the city.
The Guinness Storehouse
Learn all about how this iconic beer is brewed, learn how to pour the perfect pint and then enjoy sipping it while taking in the breathtaking view in the Gravity Bar.
The Jameson Distillery
There’s little more Irish than a great whiskey. Learn all about the Jameson Distillery with a tour and whiskey tasting.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, set in the historic buildings of the Collins Barracks, houses an extensive permanent collection of art as well as hosts many exhibitions throughout the year.
The National Gallery of Ireland
The National Gallery of Ireland has a rich and varied programme of world-class exhibitions throughout the year, and offers a space to explore creativity for the whole family.
Trinity College and the Book of Kells
A must see for anyone visiting Dublin, explore the iconic 18th century buildings of Trinity College and the historic Book of Kells.
Science Gallery Dublin
Science Gallery Dublin is where art and science collide. Because there is no permanent collection, there is always something new, exciting and intriguing on offer.
A flower-filled square in the city centre where you can wander or sit and enjoy the quiet amidst the bustling city. This is also where you’ll find the iconic statue of Oscar Wilde.
Visit the largest enclosed public park in Europe and you might even be lucky enough to sight a herd of the resident deer. Phoenix Park is also home to the Dublin Zoo/
The Grand Canal
Take a scenic stroll along the Grand Canal through the picturesque suburbs of Portobello and Harold’s Cross.
Kilmainham Gaol opened in 1796 as the new County Gaol for Dublin. It closed its doors in 1924, but remains a key piece of history and definitely worth a visit.
Explore Ireland’s world-famous shopping street with historic building, designer stores and a vibrant atmosphere.
Day Trips to the Coast
The coast towns of Howth, Malahide, Bray, Greystones and Dun Laoghaire are just a short DART ride away and have lots to offer including seaside walks, beautiful parks and delicious food markets.