Things to do in Dublin
Sightseeing in Dublin
Experience the attractions of Dublin with the Dublin Bus Tour. All tours offer live commentary by the experienced tour guides.
No visit of Dublin is complete without a visit to its historic and beautiful zoo. Close to the city in the phoenix park, a wander around the 60 acres will take you on a voyage from the fringes of the Artic to the Plains of Africa, via the Indian Rainforest.
Address: Dublin Zoo, Phoenix park, Dublin
Book of Kells
Description: The Book of Kells dates back to the 9th century and is an exquisite and lavishly decorated copy of the first four gospels in Latin. Even after such a long time, the grandeur and aura of this historical book has not diminished and is considered as one of the major tourist attractions. The book is on a permanent display in the Trinity College Library and evokes much passion among all those who witness this historical spectacle.
Address: Trinity College Library, College Green, Dublin 2
Phone:(+353 1) 677 2941
Christ Church Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral is situated just beside the civic offices, on the western edge of Temple Bar in the heart of Dublin's medieval core. Founded in 1030 by Sitriuc King Christ Church Cathedral is oldest and most recognized landmark in Dublin. Situated in the heart of Dublin this church is shrouded in history and is also the proud holder of Dublin's legacy.
Phone:00 353 1 677 8099
At The Old Jameson Distillery Visitor Centre
Once one of the largest and finest Distilleries in the world, The Old Jameson Distillery in the heart of Dublin was originally built in 1780.
Address: Bow Street, Smithfield Village, Dublin 7
National Gallery of Ireland
The National Gallery of Ireland houses the national collection of Irish art and European master paintings. Admission to the permanent collection is free.
Address: Merrion Square West, Dublin 2
Phone:+353 1 661 5133
National Library Of Ireland
The National Library of Ireland is situated at Kildare Street. The library holds an estimated five million items ranging from books, manuscripts, prints, drawings, photographs, maps, newspapers, microfilms and ephemera. Founded in 1877, the library has since then been an important part in documenting Dublin's present and past, the building itself is a historical monument.
Address: Kildare St., Dublin 2
Phone:+353 1 603 02 00
National Museum of Ireland
Welcome to the National Museum of Ireland - the nation's premier cultural institution and that with the strongest emphasis on Ireland's art, material culture and natural history. The National Museum of Ireland is committed to providing the customer with a high quality service.
Address: (Marketing Department), Collins Barracks, Benburb Street, Dublin 7.
Phone:+353 94 9031773
Shelbourne Park's location in Dublin 4 makes for easy
access, both for city commuters and long distance visitors. The stadium
is only minutes away from the city centre and a short drive from airport
and ferry terminals. Within the complex, secure parking for
over 200 cars is available.
Address: South Lotts Road, Ringsend, Dublin 4
Phone: (01) 202 6621 /2/3
Since its opening in 1993, Dublinia has been a major tourist attraction. Dublinia now features artifacts from the Wood Quay excavations and also
boasts of an archeology department which features the two elements of
digging and drawing. This Neo-Gothic style building is presently without
doubt the premier spot for visitors in Dublin.
Address: St. Michaels Hill, Christchurch, Dublin 8
Phone: +353 1 6194611
The adventure starts as soon as you enter the giant building of Guinness
Storehouse. It's an experience of a life time and not to be missed at
any cost! Go down the historical trail of the origin of Guinness,
world's best loved beer and indulge yourself in the sheer joy of seeing
the process of this best loved beer. The Guinness experience is one
that's not to be overlooked.
Address: Guinness Storehouse, St. James Gate, Dublin 8
Phone: (01) 408 4800
Irish Museum of Modern Art
The Irish Museum of Modern Art is Ireland's leading national institution
for the collection and presentation of modern and contemporary art.
Address: Royal Hospital, Military Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8.
Irish National Stud, Japanese & St Fiachra's Gardens
The Irish National Stud, the Japanese Gardens and the St.Fiachra's
commemorative Garden all are icons of scenic and panoramic views and
continue to amaze the visitors since their opening. The premier aim of
the National Stud was to provide class stallions to the Tully farm. The
Japanese gardens are a living monument of the East meeting the West on
Western ground. The St.Fiachra's garden was created in commemoration by
the National Stud for St. Fiachra to celebrate the millennium.
Address: Tully, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare
Phone:353 45 521251
National Botanic Gardens
Established in 1705 by the Royal Dublin Society, the National Botanic
gardens are an asset of plant species. The garden, stretching over an
area of 19.5 hectares is home to at least 20,000 plant species and is a
constant source of amazement for all the visitors.
Address: Glasnevin, Dublin 9
Phone:353 1 8374388
The Dublin Waxmuseum
The National Wax Museum Plus is an exciting interactive visitor
attraction located in the heart of Dublin's city centre Temple Bar
district and just off Dame Street. The museum is housed over four floors
and 13,000 square feet in a historic Foster Place landmark building,
previously the home for Ireland's gold store and arms at the turn of the
Address: The Armoury, Foster Place, Temple Bar, Dublin 2
Phone:01 671 8373
National Concert Hall
The National Concert Hall is one of Dublin's premiere venues. No matter
what your interest in music, the National Concert Hall has events
throughout the year to suit your tastes.
Phone:(0)1 417 0000