(all within a five minute walk)
Christ Church, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Trinity College, Dublin Castle, The Shopping District of Grafton Street, The Whiskey Corner.
Guinnesses Brewery is only a 10 minute walk away.
Places of Interest
Dublin Castle was originally built in the 13th century. Today the castle is used for important State receptions and Presidential Inaugurations. Guided tours available.
National Museum of Ireland, Kildare Street.
The National Museum of Ireland was opened in 1890 and contains artifacts dating from 7000 BC to the 20th century including the famous Ardagh Chalice, Tara Brooch and the Derrynaflan Hoard.
Dublin City Tour, Hop on Hop off
What better way to see and learn about Dublin’s fair city? This one hour guided tour lasts all day and it allows you to explore the history and culture of Dublin at your own pace.
Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Merrion Square was one of the finest Georgian squares in Dublin city. Famous residents include the parents of Oscar Wilde, WB Yeats and Daniel O'Connell. To get an insight into what life was like in Georgian Dublin you can visit number 29 Fitzwilliam Street. This recreated Georgian family home allows you to step back in time and see the way life was lived in the late 1700s and early 1800s.
Dublin Zoo, Phoenix Park, Dublin 8
Set in over 60 acres of attractive gardens, Dublin zoo has a large collection of exotic animals. Exhibits include the World of Cats, World of Primates, Fringes of the Arctic, African Plains and City Farm.
The Olympia Theatre
This Victorian music theatre has a capacity of 1,300. It presents a wide variety of shows, musicals, operettas, concerts, ballet, comedy, and drama.
Grafton Street is located between Trinity College and St Stephen's Green. It is Dublin's main cosmopolitan shopping area with fashionable stores such as Brown Thomas.