10 Best Tourist Attractions In Dublin

– Custom House.

This great house was completed in 1791 to serve as headquarters of the customs of the port of Dublin and it is a building good preserved. It is a building with a striking architectural style, which emphasizes its facade with a Doric portico, surrounded by spacious halls, plus the bronze dome topped by a sculpture, symbol of commerce.

– Christ Church Cathedral

(Christchurch Place, Dublin 8, tel. 00 353 1 677 8099). It was founded in 1028 and the most interesting is the crypt, the largest in the United Kingdom. Admission is € 6, but is included in the Dublin Pass. Open from 9:30 to 17 hours.

– Library of Trinity College.

This is great librarie of the world for research, has the largest collection of manuscripts and printed books in Ireland. Since 1801 is privileged to receive a copy of any work published in Great Britain or Ireland. The number of volumes is nearly three million spread over eight buildings. The library exists since Queen Elizabeth I of England authorized the founding of Trinity College in 1592. The oldest building that has survived, the old library was built between 1712 and 1732. You can only visit the library, admiring the old books without touching them and not allowed to take pictures. The call The Long Room, the main room of the old library, has almost 65 meters long and contains 200,000 books of the oldest. It is open from 9:30 to 17:30 hours

– Jameson Distillery

is another typical visits in Dublin and that I liked. The distillery is located in Bow Street since the John Jameson founded in 1780. This focused on the quality of the whiskey and therefore was so successful. Jameson whiskey production took place in these facilities until 1971. The visit is a trip in time, is a 45 minute visit guided in English only. Start with a ten-minute video and then go through the different stages of production of distillate and ends with a tasting of whiskeys in the distillery shop where you are invited to buy a souvenir. The visit comes at a cost of 13 € and is open from 9-18 hours. Not recommended for those who do not speak English or do not have esta application.

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– Molly Malone statue,

located just a few meters from the facade of the Trinity, at the beginning of Grafton Street. Is a fictional character, though some say it really existed-, star of one of the most popular songs of Irish folklore. It tells the story of a woman who worked as a fishmonger by day and night chaperone. It is another symbol of the city.

– Dublin Castle.

It is open from 10 to 16:45 pm and the first Wednesday of each month admission is free. The tour is guided, the entry has a cost of 4.50 € and lasts about 45 minutes and, once again, or are fluent in English or do not understand anything.

– Building Bank of Ireland.

It was the headquarters of the Bank of Ireland until the 1970s, located in College Green. This impressive building was designed by Edward Lovett Pearce in 1729 to house the Irish Parliament, and was the first building of Parliament of both houses of the world specific (modern Irish Parliament is now in Leinster House). Today, visitors can still see the stunning living Irish Lords chamber within the old headquarters building and its tapestries. There you go, it was not specified. In the main room of the bank is forbidden to take pictures.

– St Patrick’s Cathedral

(Saint Patrick’s Close, Dublin 8, tel. 00 353 1 453 9472). The beautiful St. Patrick’s Cathedral stands majestically as a memorial to Irish historical past. Open from 9-17 hours and the ticket price is 5.50 €.

– City Hall

(Dame Street, Dublin 2, tel. 003535 1222 2204). Built between 1769 and 1779, was designed by architect Thomas Cooley and framed in neoclassical style. With an impressive entrance with a circular loop and a painted dome full of symbols. Worth going to visit or have a drink in the bar of the old cellars, where there is also an exhibition about Irish capital. The price of admission is € 4. Open from 10:00 to 15:15.

– Temple Bar

(12 East Essex Street, Dublin 2). More than a bar, it is, is an area of ​​bars and restaurants, the heart of Dublin’s move. In addition there are many traditional pubs with live music

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