20 things to see and do in Dublin

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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.




  1. Visit Trinity College, especially its Old Library.
  2. Take a walk through the history of whiskey at the Ancient Jameson Distillery.
    The ticket is included in the Dublin Pass.
  1. Tour at O’ Connell Street, Dublin’s main street, where many of the city’s monuments and shops are located.
  2. Take a tour of the Moore Street Market on Henry Street, a traditional fruit, vegetable and flower market.
  3. Visit the huge crypt of Christ Church Protestant Cathedral.
  4. Take an excursion to visit the incredible Giant Roadway and Belfast, one of Ireland’s finest.
  5. Free admission to the National Museum of Archaeology, full of objects of all times.
  6. Save a day to tour the Throne Game scenarios with a guide.
  7. Get to know the history of Dublin in the interactive exhibition Dublinia.
  8. Take pictures of the colorful gates of many Georgian-style houses in the city and complete a rainbow.


Restaurants and bars


  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  1. Eat the best Irish Stew, typical Irish stew, at Murray’s Pub restaurant, with live music.
  1. Enjoy the atmosphere, music and monologues at The International Bar.
  2. 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


  1. Relax on the lawn of Phoenix Park while you surround yourself with deer.
  2. Take a free French or Spanish language tour of Dublin, the best way not to miss anything in the city.
  3. Visit the Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough Valley 40km away. It’s one of the best excursions.
  4. Look for Oscar Wilde’s statue in Merrion Square Park.




  1. Shopping on Grafton Street. One of the most essential places to visit in Dublin.


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