Dublin City is the capital city of Ireland and has a huge amount to offer to visiting tourists from culture, attractions, history, activities and much more. Settlement began here in the Viking era due to the position of the River Liffey which now runs through the city centre and out into the Irish Sea. Its history has seen Vikings, Normans, and British rule and it was the focal point for Ireland’s fight for Independence in 1916.
Dublin is home to a number of the top attractions in Ireland. The Guinness Storehouse is the home of the iconic Irish stout, there are guided tours through their museum which uncovers the history and brewing process behind the world famous export. Trinity College is recognised as one of the top universities in the world, a visit to the city centre campus features beautiful architecture and a chance to see the famous Book of Kells, one of the oldest manuscripts in the world.
The streets of Dublin are a buzz of activity and you’ll find plenty of ongoing events such as theatre productions, live music, and comedy shows. The reputed Irish pub culture is evident throughout the city as you’ll find a plethora of pubs and clubs to suit any taste. The Temple Bar area is incredibly popular with tourists as here you’ll wander down pedestrianised cobbled streets lined with traditional Irish pubs.
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