The historic capital city of Ireland – Dublin offers various interesting things to see and do. It is a cultural epicenter and a perfect family destination. A tour of this lovely city will provide you some glimpse of the Irish culture. Right from applauded artists and authors, to monumental museums, brewing loveliness and to sporting traditions; Dublin city has it all!
Take a quick look at some of the interesting tourist attractions in Dublin.
Guinness Store House
We all know that ‘Guinness’ is one of the most recognizable drinks in the world. It has a spiritual home located in the city centre of Dublin. The Guinness Store House is said to be “The best international visitor attraction in Ireland”. It offers an interactive tour that provides the history of Guinness as well as details on how the renowned stout is brewed.
You will definitely love monkeying around Dublin Zoo. The 60 acres of stunning gardens and animal enclosures is a perfect family retreat. Dublin zoo has more than 235 animals, which includes Tigers, Giraffes, Chimps, and Hippos. The zoo also houses tame animals such as sheep, donkeys, goats, guinea pigs and ponies.
Croke Park Museum
Croke Park houses the Gaelic Games (GAA) and has a seating capacity of 82,300. Gaelic Hurling and Football are two traditional Irish sports. Croke Park is known as one of the most magnificent sport stadiums in the world.
Sea Safari is a fun filled boat ride that offers you a pleasurable tour of the rugged landscaped of the Dublin Bay. There are wonderful attractions and sights. The boat journey takes you around the Lambay Island, Kiliney Bay and Dalkey Island. Falling in love with the natural scenery, you will spot some of the local wildlife such as seals, dolphins, puffins, porpoises, etc. This safari is a must for the nature lovers.
National Museum of Ireland
Dublin City is known for its marvelous culture and art. One of the most-visited tourist attractions in Dublin, the National Museum of Ireland has four centers that provide insights of the glorious past of the country. This museum is focused on decorative arts, archaeology, history, natural history and country life.
Dublin city has some best examples of stunning Georgian architecture. This city is flooded with historical Georgian buildings, which reflect various Georgian styles such as the Custom House, Rotunda Hospital and the Four Courts. Streets such as Lesson St, Baggot St, and Merrion Square.
James Joyce Tour
There is no doubt that James Joyce is most treasured son of Dublin. His writings about the city as portrayed in his commended novel Ulysses offer a reflecting tour of various charismatic facets of Dublin life.