Whiskey drinkers hail the 40-minute guided tour and the included tastings as informative and fun, with energetic guides and a beautiful refurbished facility. At its center is a pretty park with a vibrant statue of that most colorful writer and renowned Dublin wit, Oscar Wilde. The exhibition in a modern hall gives a taste of what conditions were like and outlines the struggle for Irish independence. Our Routes Experience the sights and sounds of Dublin at your leisure. Itineraries include links to individual attraction articles. The village of Howth, at the far extremity of Dublin's north side is well worth a visit. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual articles.
The River Liffey, which flows into the harbor, slices the city in two. Right in the heart of the city, the site of the Dublin Castle has played a part in Ireland's history since the land was used by Vikings to build a fortress in A. Sadly, even here the book falls short. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual articles. It's at the heart of the capital, packed full of incredible history, and it's the oldest university in Ireland having been founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I.
By Area: Republic of Ireland Northern Ireland Counties Regions Cities Other Destinations 3. On a dedicated electronic reader with a slow connection and a primitive browser, Google Maps will display the attraction on the map along with metro stations, roads, and nearby attractions. Built on the site where St. A statue of Molly Malone sits at the bottom of the street, so it's impossible to miss. At the top, you'll be treated to a complimentary pint and city views from its rooftop Gravity Bar.
Spectacular Powerscourt House and gardens, adjacent to the pretty village of Enniskerry is a must-see for those with a little extra time on their hands. Dalkey was once the main trading post on Dublin's east coast, and the harbor at Coliemore Road was the place where medieval cargo ships could off-load their wares. Hours: Open Monday-Saturday 9:30am-5pm, Sunday May-September 9. Opened in 2011 following an appeal for mementos and artefacts, the museum has gone from strength to strength and now hosts an array of temporary exhibitions and events as well as permanent installations, including a U2 retrospective with exhibits donated by band members. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual articles.
At weekends, local artists line the perimeter of the park and display their paintings on the railings. For more panoramic vistas, continue up to the top of Killiney Hill, a public park that is home to many species of wildlife and birds. This was done in order to create an optical illusion, that of the houses being taller than they really are. Table of Contents: Essentials: Eat Drink Sleep Buy Contact Respect Stay Safe Driving in Ireland Units Conversion 1. This travel guide also features an itinerary with our suggestions for your travel route.
Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Dublin If you're visiting Dublin for the first time, the best area to stay is in the city center. On a dedicated electronic reader with a slow connection and a primitive browser, Google Maps will display the attraction on the map along with metro stations, roads, and nearby attractions. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions information are included. In 1192, another church was founded and constructed of stone. Although the Abbey Theatre looks quite contemporary, even swanky with its glass front and the theater name bathed in blue light, the performance venue has turn-of-the-century origins. These include, on permanent exhibition, the 9th century illuminated manuscript, the Book of Kells, the Books of Durrow and Armagh, and an ancient Irish harp.
When the hustle and bustle of the city gets to be too much, seek refuge in Phoenix Park, the largest enclosed public park in any European capital city. The gallery opened in 1864 with wings being added in 1903, 1968, and most recently, 2002. Most of the top tourist attractions lie within a short stroll of each other in this compact and easily walkable area, including Trinity College, St. Entering through a timber-tiled archway, you are instantly brought back in time. The views from Howth Head are spectacular.
Pause for a pint before heading to the campus. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions information are included. Registered in Dublin, Ireland No. Across the river, in a trendy location near Grafton Street, the boutique offers cozy rooms, and the apartments in an adjacent building are great for families. Addresses, telephones, hours of operation and admissions information are included. Dublin: History Economy Culture Climate Eat Drink Sleep Get out 4. About a 15-minute walk to the city center, the family-run has small but sparkling clean rooms, and the offers compact, clean rooms a short hop from all the city sights.
There are also European medieval and renaissance manuscripts, Egyptian papyrus texts, and copies of the Qur'an, and the Bible. Of course there's plenty more to see and do in and around Dublin. Belfast: History Climate Culture Eat Drink Sleep Stay Safe 5. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. State-of-the-art interactive exhibits feature touch screens, motion sensor quizzes and audio and video recordings, which bring Irish history to life.