A trip to Dublin

by Camilla Nørager

Welcome to the charming capital and largest city of Ireland. Dublin is one of the most well-known cities, not only in Europe but in the whole world – and for very good reason!

The city is deeply rooted in their captivating history, culture, storytelling and, of course, booze! Be sure to engage with the Irish people on your visit, as they are known to be very warm and welcoming as well as enthusiastic and passionate.

What to experience

Dublin offers an endless number of attractions, museums and entertainments – there is something to do for everybody, and the options are countless!

The Guinness Storehouse Factory: this world-famous storehouse is located in the heart of St. James’ Gate Brewery. Fun fact; the interior is designed to look like a pint of Guinness. On the top floor, you will find the Gravity Bar where you can enjoy a 360-degree view over Dublin while drinking an ice-cold pint of Guinness.

The Temple Bar: let yourself loose and party like the Irish at one of the most iconic bars in Dublin. It is located in the heart of the city, and it has attracted visitors from all over the world for decades mainly due to its fascinating history.

The Spire: this monument, also known as the Monument of Light, towers 120 meters above the ground and is located in the center of O’Connell Street. External light sources in the tip of the Spire make it a beacon in the dark night sky.

Dublin Castle: this famous castle holds over 800 years of Irish memories. The incredible structure and architecture have held up through some of the most crucial events of Ireland’s history.

Phoenix Park: this enormous park is far from ordinary. It is located around 2 miles from downtown Dublin and is about 1700 acres. Apart from its huge green areas, the park contains a sports field, the Dublin Zoo, the Wellington Monument and both the Presidential and US Ambassador’s residences.

Where to stay

With so many amazing neighborhoods, it is hard to know the best place to stay when visiting Dublin. It all really depends on what you are looking for from your trip. Although the city is quite compact, where you are staying can make the difference between a good and a great trip!

Stephen’s Green: this famous square is located in the south of the city center’s busiest hotspots, which makes it an ideal place to stay. You can enjoy the area and the nearby architecture, while having famous attractions such as the Temple Bar and Dublin castle within a 15-minute walk.

Grafton Street: this location is the perfect place for shopping and exploring. It is also very near Trinity College and it is surrounded by great pubs such as the Temple Bar.

Temple Bar: this district is definitely the heart of the action, and probably the most lively and central spot in the city. You should expect a bit of noise, but you will be right in the middle of all the biggest attractions of Dublin.

Portobello: if you want a little distance and quiet from the center of the city, this calm and cool neighborhood is a great choice for you. It is located alongside the canal and has a lot of trendy cafes, pubs and bistros.

Phibsborough: located on the northside of the city, this neighborhood has been voted one of the world’s coolest neighborhoods in the world by Time Out Magazine. It has charming museums and galleries, and a whole lot of shops, pubs and restaurants.

So, now you can go and experience all these places and attractions that Dublin has to offer for yourself. Remember to enjoy all the new impressions, and take in every minute of it. And then, when you come back home, with a bag full of memories, we are here to help you capture and preserve them on posters.

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