Botanic Gardens are within walking distance from DCU. These beautiful gardens cover and area of 19.5 hectares and comprise of an arboretum, rock garden and Burren areas, a large pond, extensive herbaceous borders, student garden and an annual display of decorative plants. The glasshouses include the beautifully restored Alpine House.
Dublin City University is only a 15 minute bus journey or drive from the city centre. There are many historic sites within Dublin including Aras an Uactarain located in the scenic Phoenix Park. Christchurch Cathedral located in the city centre is Dublin’s oldest building while Trinity also in the city centre houses the Book of Kells.
Places to visit in Dublin city
Dublin Castle, Dublin 2.
Guinness Store House, Dublin 8.
Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park.
National Museum of Ireland, Dublin 2.
James Joyce Centre, Dublin 1.