Dublin boasts a great variety of sights and attractions from visitor centres, museums, art galleries, theatres and historic buildings, which chronicle the city's long and colourful heritage.
Guinness Storehouse (www.guinness-storehouse.com)
The Guinness Storehouse is One of Dublin’s most popular tourist attractions located in St. James’s Gate Brewery. It is the home of Guinness, a world-class visitor attraction where you can go on an incredible journey through the history and making of the world famous beer.
Trinity College and Old Library (www.tcd.ie)
Founded in 1592, the University of Dublin Trinity College is Ireland’s oldest University and one of the most famous educational institutions in the world. The Book of Kells is amongst its many attractions.
St Patrick's Cathedral (www.stpatrickscathedral.ie )
Now high on the Dublin sightseeing agenda St Patrick's Cathedral is traditionally the site of a holy well used by St Patrick for baptisms, and a church dating back to late 5th century. This popular architectural and historical site offers guided tours each day.
Old Jameson Distillery (www.jamesonwhiskey.com)
Originally built in 1780, the Old Jameson Distillery once considered one of the largest and finest distilleries in the world has been recreated to its former glory. Located on the original site in Bow Street, re-live the story of John Jameson’s Distillery through the history, the atmosphere and above all the taste.
Kilmainham Gaol (www.heritageireland.ie)
This former prison is one of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe and is located in Kilmainham in Dublin. Access to the jail is by guided tour only. Built in 1796, Kilmainham Gaol was witness to Ireland’s turbulent passage from the late eighteenth to early twentieth century.
Dublin Castle (www.dublincastle.ie)
The heart of historic Dublin, Dublin Castle is a breathtaking attraction that should be on any visitor's must-see list.
Christchurch Cathedral (www.christchurchdublin.ie)
The Cathedral church of the Holy Trinity, more commonly called Christ Church was Viking Dublin’s Cathedral.
The National Gallery (www.nationalgallery.ie)
Located in Merrion Square, the National Gallery of Ireland houses the national collection of European and Irish fine art.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art (www.imma.ie)
The Irish Museum of Modern Art at Kilmainham is Ireland's contemporary art Mecca, displaying Irish and International art in one of Ireland's finest buildings.
The National Museum (www.museum.ie)
The National Museum in Kildare Street holds one of the world's largest collections of Bronze Age Gold.