Dublin is a small town where everything is relatively close by. Known for having a great atmosphere in the liveliest area of the city, it is also perfect to enjoy its parks and neighborhoods. We know that there are a lot of things to see and do in Dublin. Here in LolaandGeorge, we have made a list of the 20 that we consider essential.
- Visit Trinity College, especially its Old Library.
- Take a walk through the history of whiskey at the Ancient Jameson Distillery.
The ticket is included in the Dublin Pass.
- Tour at O’ Connell Street, Dublin’s main street, where many of the city’s monuments and shops are located.
- Take a tour of the Moore Street Market on Henry Street, a traditional fruit, vegetable and flower market.
- Visit the huge crypt of Christ Church Protestant Cathedral.
- Take an excursion to visit the incredible Giant Roadway and Belfast, one of Ireland’s finest.
- Free admission to the National Museum of Archaeology, full of objects of all times.
- Save a day to tour the Throne Game scenarios with a guide.
- Get to know the history of Dublin in the interactive exhibition Dublinia.
- Take pictures of the colorful gates of many Georgian-style houses in the city and complete a rainbow.
Restaurants and bars
- Have a beer at The Long Hall pub. It’s worth it just to see the inside, as it’s one of Dublin’s best pubs.
- Enjoy the day and night atmosphere in the Temple Bar neighborhood.
We highly recommend the Temple Bar pub to have some drinks or eat fresh dishes made daily.
- Eat the best Irish Stew, typical Irish stew, at Murray’s Pub restaurant, with live music.
- Enjoy the atmosphere, music and monologues at The International Bar.
- Have a pint of Guinness at Temple Bar while listening to live music, one of the best things to do in Dublin.
Parks in Dublin
- Relax on the lawn of Phoenix Park while you surround yourself with deer.
- Take a free French or Spanish language tour of Dublin, the best way not to miss anything in the city.
- Visit the Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough Valley 40km away. It’s one of the best excursions.
- Look for Oscar Wilde’s statue in Merrion Square Park.
- Shopping on Grafton Street. One of the most essential places to visit in Dublin.
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