Dublin Tourist Guide

Dublin Tourist Information

Dublin is one of Europe's most vibrant cities of culture. The majority of attractions in Dublin are on the south side of the River Liffey, including Trinity College, home of Dublin's student life and the Book of Kells.

Dublin's main shopping area is Grafton Street with its wide variety of up market shops. Closer to the river is The Temple Bar district near the River Liffey which is popular with clubbers who enjoy the city's famous nightlife. It is also the main area for the arts and alternative shopping. Dublin has fantastic pubs to spend the evening and a huge selection of places to eat.

Dublin is well-known for its hospitality and tourism and has become very popular for weekend breaks. The city's past is represented in many museums, galleries and churches.

Dublin Zoo has always been a popular attraction with with tourists on a ferry trip, with over 60 acres of zoo to look over and is one of the most modern in Europe. There are numerous museums including ones celebrating the city's literary importance including a James Joyce museum and the Dublin Writers Museum.

Tourists can visit Olympia Theatre, the oldest theatre in Dublin positioned near Dublin Castle. Another attraction that should not be missed when visiting Dublin is the Dublinia Exhibition, which in 2002 was voted the European Museum of the Year.

There are plenty of fantastic galleries and museums in Dublin including the National Gallery and the National Museum.

Hotels in Dublin

Dublin has a pleasant, pedestrianised centre and offers a wide range of accommodation. Some of the quality hotel establishments can be found near the port in North Dublin, but most are situated within the the city centre.

Dublin Port Map