The Irish capital of Dublin is a warm and inviting city, very welcoming of tourists and visitors to its historic shores. With pleasant weather all year round Dublin is a beautiful city to spend a lovely holiday at. Dublin is also more wallet-friendly than other European cities comparatively like Paris, Berlin, Geneva etc. This stunningly beautiful city that sits along the banks of the Liffey River is a hotspot for tourists from the world over. With plenty of historical attractions, idyllic scenery, vibrant nightlife, great restaurants and wonderful shopping venues, Dublin has a lot going for it.
There are several world class hotels as well like the O’Callaghan Hotels chain that offers a number of boutique accommodation options to choose from. Affordably priced with world class facilities and amenities, they are the perfect choice to stay on holiday in Dublin.
If you want to stay in the city centre, the O’Callaghan Stephen’s Green Hotel, conveniently located near St. Stephen’s Green Park, is the best option. One of the best ways to enjoy the wonderful attractions of the city is hop aboard a City Sightseeing bus for a tour of the city. There is nothing quite as exciting as exploring the city seated on a double-decker bus with an open top. Enjoy a guided tour of the best that Dublin has to offer. Some of the places you will visit include the National Art Gallery, the National Museum of Archaeology, Christ Church Cathedral, Trinity College, Dublinia, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral among many others. Also a visit to Ireland’s national treasure The Guinness Storehouse where you get to tours and enjoy a complimentary pint from their amazing Gravity Bar is a memorable experience. If you are a whiskey person you could sample some fine Irish whiskey at the famous Old Jameson Distillery.
There is plenty to see and do in Dublin, like the true to life exhibits at the Dublin Wax Museum. Then there is the Museum of Modern Art that offers an eclectic mix of art in impressive displays. A visit to the Kilmainham Gaol, formerly a prison that has been converted to a museum is a unique experience. Visitors get a factual insight into the grit and determination exhibited by the Irish to earn their hard won freedom. The prison was where a number of leaders of the 1916 Easter Uprising were imprisoned with several of them also being executed. Kilmainham Gaol served as a prison from 1796 to 1924. There is a guided tour and also an exhibition that is both thought provoking and inspirational in choice of themes. Nature lovers get to marvel at the amazing display of wildlife at Dublin Zoo and Phoenix Park.
There are a number of designated bus stops that are located all over Dublin. Visitors may choose to get on and off at their leisure with a ticket that holds good for 2 days. You could plan your activities in coordination with City Sightseeing’s travel itinerary to get the most out of your trip to Dublin. There is no shortage of places to visit and enjoy the craic. With airport transfers, excursion deals and special offers from City Sightseeing you will have the best holiday of your life in Dublin!