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8 Must-See Dublin Attractions

Theres plenty of things to do in Dublin from going to the zoo, looking at the castle, drinking a pint to looking at the abandoned jails.

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Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle stands right in the middle of historic Dublin. It was a symbolic stronghold for 1000 years  plus for those who ruled Ireland. Did you know Dublin means the Black Pool.

 

 

 

 

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Dublin Zoo

One of irelands most popular attractions. It was founded in 1830 and is the fourth oldest Zoo in Europe. You’ll be able to learn about wild animals and learn about the endangered animals in the world.  Its a 28 hectare park which homes 400 animals!

 

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Guinness Storehouse

Located in the heart of the Guinness Brewery you can go on the tour that takes you through 250 years of history. You’ll be able to see, smell and hear how Guinness is made and have a pint too!

 

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Temple Bar Area

Located in the heart of Dublin, the temple bar area is a world renowned street lined with quality bars and restaurants. Relax with a dram in the Foggy Dew or immerse yourself in the party atmosphere found at Bad Bobs Temple Bar. This place has something for everyone!

 

 

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Irish Museum Of Modern Art

The Irish Museum of Modern art is in the former Royal Hospital Kilmainham, which was a 17th century home for ex-soldiers!  The Museum was opened in 1991 and features work by artists including Louise Bourgeois, Robert Rauschenberg, Sol LeWitt.

 

 

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Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham is meant to be haunted by ghosts. In 1916 there was a series of executions that is meant associated with them. This is one of the largest unoccupied jails in Europe and there tales about the thousands of prisoners to be told. Prison life in this jail was absolutely brutal and the tour tells you its story!  its brilliant.

 

 

 

Francais Bacons Studios

It’s pretty cool and worth while doing. Gives you an insight into the life of the painter. The studio is filled with boxes, canvases and easels.

 

 

 

 

 

Little Museum of Dublin 

If you’ve not visited the Little Museum of Dublin you need to get there as soon as possible. It tells the story of the city over the last 100 years.



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