Top Things To Do in Dublin
Don't Miss a Moment in Dublin During Your Visit,
Start with these top attractions
We overlook Ireland's most famous city centre Victorian public park. As one of few townhouses near Stephen's Green, we're proud to share the history of the area. Re-opened by Lord Ardilaun in 1880 for the citizens of Dublin. This 22 acre park has been maintained in the original layout with extensive perimeter tree and shrub planting, spectacular spring and summer Victorian bedding and a myriad of paths crisscross the park and there is a wonderful ornamental lake at its centre.
Pearse Lyons Distillery at St. James is a new chapter for The Liberties, Dublin. Family history, a personal passion for brewing and distilling, and an entrepreneurial spirit has inspired the restoration of St. James’ Church. Whether you are an intrepid whiskey enthusiast, culturally curious or just an inquisitive Dubliner, you are sure to enjoy a journey through 800 years of history at St. James with their local storytellers.
The Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI) is a new landmark cultural institution in the heart of Ireland’s capital city. Picturesquely located a stones through from us on the southside of St Stephen’s Green in one of Dublin’s finest historic houses, MoLI draws inspiration from the work of Ireland’s most famous writer James Joyce. It celebrates our internationally-renowned literary culture and heritage from the past to the present, inspiring the next generation to create, read and write.
Walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin and return to the 18th century,
when the splendid Old Library building was constructed. Inside make sure to see the Book of Kells –
a 9th-century medieval manuscript famous across the world.
The number 1 visitor attraction in Dublin, this tour over 7 floors illuminates the rich heritage of
Guinness and tells the story from its origins at St. James’s Gate in Dublin to its growth as a global brand.
You’ll also get a free pint at the top of the building where you get spectacular views over the city.
Dating back to 1198, The Brazen Head is one of Ireland's oldest pubs and within the top 5 oldest pubs in the world! Enjoy live music and traditional and contemporary dishes including stews, fresh fish and delicious seafood dishes. The Courtyard Restaurant is perfect for a more formal evening dining experience if the sun is shining. Just a short walk from the Guinness Brewery, The Brazen Head is a must-visit during your stay for both its historic value and its reputation as one of Dublin's best Irish music venues where you can enjoy an evening full of food, folklore and fairies.
Until 1922 this was the seat of British rule in Ireland, but it is now a major Irish government complex.
This historic site, dating from 1204, features 2 museums, cafes and gardens, plus state rooms and the
Chester Beatty library. The library was described in the Lonely Planet as not just the best museum in Ireland,
but one of the best in Europe.
This stunning cathedral welcomes over 500,000 visitors a year.
As the largest cathedral and one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Ireland,
Saint Patrick’s has been at the heart of Dublin and Ireland’s history and culture for over 800 years.
Housed in Kildare Street is the Archaeology Museum housing artefacts dating from 7000BC to the 20th Century
exhibited in 7 galleries. In nearby Merrion Street there is a Natural History Museum housing over 10,000
zoological exhibits. This is a free attraction and proves very popular with visitors.
The Little Museum of Dublin is a people's museum of Dublin, situated on St. Stephens Green.
This award-winning museum tells the story of the Irish capital, revealing the history of a city that has
undergone remarkable changes in the last 100 years, from the visit of Queen Victoria to the global success of U2.
Christ Church Cathedral (founded c.1028) is the spiritual heart of the city, and
one of the top visitor attractions in Dublin. Step inside and you can enjoy the cathedral’s
beautiful interior and fascinating medieval crypt.
This is a former prison and is now run as a museum. Many Irish revolutionaries, including the
leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising were imprisoned and executed in this prison by the British Army.
Convicts from many parts of Ireland were held in the Gaol for long periods waiting to be transported to Australia.
Glass Mask Theatre, recently named “Theatre Company of the Year 2021” is located in the beautiful Bestseller Cafe on Dawson Street. Artistic Director, Rex Ryan aims to change people's outlook on theatre from "stuffy and elitist" to chill and exciting by providing an exciting and daring programme of new work, showcased in a uniquely intimate environment. He describes his venue as a “Parisian-style café crossed with the madness of a 1970s off-off-Broadway theatre”. Enjoy a memorable evening with top-quality food from tapas to cheeseboards and delicious drinks as you experience a show you won't forget!
One of the largest walled city parks in Europe, with a number of heritage attractions within it
including Áras an Uachataráin (home of our President), Dublin Zoo, playgrounds,
a Victorian tea rooms and even a herd of fallow deer.