Many people from all over the world flock to Dublin every year, keen to experience its famous hospitality and visit its many tourist attractions. It also has an incredible pub scene, boasting over 970 public houses throughout the city. Dublin is ideal for a family holiday, a weekend break for you and your other half or even for stag and hen parties looking for fun and excitement!
What to do in Dublin
Dublin has so much to see and do that you’ll never find yourself getting bored. Many Dublin visitors will take a trip to the Guinness Storehouse, located right in the heart of the St. James’ Gate Brewery, which has produced and stored the famous black nectar since way back in 1759. The magnificent multi-storied building has been shaped into a pint of Guinness, providing excellent photo opportunities! A trip to the Storehouse will educate you about how Guinness is made and about Guinness barrel making, but the best part for many is their visit to the Sky Bar, where you’re entitled to a free pint of the black stuff.
After visiting the Guinness Storehouse you may also want to fit in a trip to Dublin Zoo – one of Ireland’s most famous and popular tourist attractions. Not too far from the Guinness Storehouse, you could easily visit both attractions in one afternoon. The zoo is made up of a whopping 70-acres and is home to 600 animals. If you have children within your party, Dublin Zoo is a great option – they’ll be fascinated by the many animals, most of which they’ll never have seen before except in books! The African Savanna is a definite highlight, as you will see animals such as giraffes and zebras – creatures which you would only otherwise expect to see on an African Safari! You could finish the day off with dinner in one of the city’s highly-acclaimed restaurants and a pint in one of the many friendly pubs such as those in the famous Temple Bar district.
Staying Over in Dublin
To truly appreciate Dublin and all that it has to offer, you will certainly want to stay over in the city. Although you may be on a tight budget, there is an abundance of affordable accommodation in Dublin. The city thrives on tourism and so hotel owners are keen to snap up ‘budget travellers’ who want clean, comfortable accommodation without the expensive thrills and spills of a five-star luxury hotel. There’s plenty of Dublin accommodation for those people with a strict budget and many of these hotels, bed breakfasts and guesthouses are situated right in the heart of the city, making all of the major attractions extremely accessible.
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