The Guinness Storehouse
A trip to Dublin could never be fulfilled without a trip to one of Dublin’s largest tourist attractions – The Guinness Storehouse. A tour of the history of Guinness and its rise to success, as you walk through each floor of the building you will learn what goes into making the perfect pint of Guinness.
The ‘Gaol’ is the largest unoccupied prison in Europe and is the perfect attraction for the real thrill seekers. With countless tales within its thick prison walls, you will be completely blown away with this tour, which will give you an exciting and thrilling insight on the history of this forbidden prison with its hardship and brutal conditions. Enter the atmospheric east wing of the Gaol: this is a trip you don’t want to miss!
Dublin Castle is the heart of Dublin’s history and is a very popular tourist attraction for those seeking to learn more about Dublin’s ancient history. With over 800 years of Irish memories the incredible structure has been through some of the most important events in British history. Spanning across 11 acres, the castle has endless possibilities for you to explore, and to get an even closer look you can book a tour that will take you around all its unseen inside areas.
This amazingly unique and pretty white bridge also goes down as a huge part in Dublin’s history with it being the first ever pedestrian bridge to cross the river Liffey – the name coming from the former price pedestrians had to pay (a ‘halfpenny’) to cross it back when the bridge was first built in 1816. Although a relatively small attraction, it is still well worth your time for a quick visit to the Ha’penny Bridge.
Who doesn’t love a trip to the zoo? Dublin zoo is the perfect addition to your day with a huge variety of unique animals to see and a well laid–out map. The animals are proper and well looked after and each live in their own natural habitat – so it’s as close to the real deal as you could possibly get.
The Cliffs of Moher
For the outgoing, adventurous typed people, a day-trip to the cliffs of Moher is perfect for you! Located just beyond the city you can get a tour of the spectacular natural wonders with breathtaking views that can only be truly admired in person. Not to mention the numerous film shoots that the cliffs have been featured in, such as Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince!
Keep it simple yet fun by enjoying Dublin’s fantastic nightlife, with lots of historical pubs and bars to experience you will never get bored. Dublin’s best known yet worst kept secret for a great night out – McGowans – is a great choice for a fun long lasting night or maybe go for the more iconic route and visit the Temple bar for a few, Dublin has an excellent nightlife with endless options!