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Ireland's culture-rich capital offers endless things to do, with over 1,000 pubs and a multitude of must-see sights such as the beautiful old library and Book of Kells at Trinity College. With the centre being relatively small in size, the best of Dublin can be easily explored on foot. A visit to the Guinness Storehouse offers a fascinating insight into one of the city's most famous exports, with the on-site bar offering sweeping views over the skyline and plenty of opportunities to taste 'the black stuff'.

The charming cobbled streets are also sprinkled with a variety of museums, monuments and galleries such as the National Museum of Ireland, Dublin City Gallery and Dublin Castle. If you want to delve even deeper into the city's past, walking tours are held on most days and some are even free.

When evening falls, many flock to the lively area of Temple Bar which hosts a huge variety of traditional pubs and bars. However, it can get overcrowded with tourists at night-time so you may want to venture to another part of town such as Grafton Street for a more authentic Irish pub experience.

Dublin Airport is located about ten kilometres from the city centre, with an express bus service running between the two locations every 15 minutes.

Tonight

From £67 per night

Next weekend

From £182 per night

Most popular time to visit October–December
Cheapest time to visit January–March
Local currency € 10 = £8.37
Language English
Average weekend price £139 per night
Average weekday price £116 per night
Typical stay 1 night

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10

Being there during the holiday season was especially nice as...

31 December 2021

Being there during the holiday season was especially nice as there was a festive spirit and holiday lights. There is a lot to do in Dublin from museums to pubs and plenty of shopping and places to visit like the Guiness Storehouse, Dublin Castle and much more. Getting around was pretty easy with the busses, DART and available taxis. We enjoyed the Guiness tour. We were able to take day trips by train to explore outside of Dublin as well. The Dublinia is fun. St. Stephens Green is a nice park to explore. Plenty to do and see.

Marion
Marion United States
8.0

Really nice city, all must sees are in walking distance,...

6 December 2021

Really nice city, all must sees are in walking distance, people are nice and friendly. The only thing is that the city is a little bit expensive but that depends on where you come from and what do you want - average price for beer 8€, burger 15€, taxi (Uber,…) 20€.

Katarina
Katarina Slovakia
10

Dublin was an amazing city to visit!

12 November 2021

Dublin was an amazing city to visit! It was clean, the people were very friendly, and the local pubs and bars were fantastic. Auld Dubliner, Foggy Dew, and Quays are great spots to visit in the Temple Bar area and the Brazen Head has good food!

Sarah
Sarah United States
10

A city worth several days of visiting.

2 November 2021

A city worth several days of visiting. So much history and beautiful buildings, parks & fun things to do. Hop On Hop Off bus the BEST thing to do first thing. Great restaurants, tons of pubs, great food & drink destinations and beautiful and amazing bridges.

Katherine
Katherine
10

Great city, very walkable, with lots to see and do.

31 October 2021

Great city, very walkable, with lots to see and do. Favorite spots include St Stephen's Green and the Temple Bar area. Guinness Storehouse was fun and the Trinity College Library is amazing. Shopping abounds in many different areas. Great live music!

ELLEN
ELLEN
10

We had so much fun - such a great city to visit .

26 October 2021

We had so much fun - such a great city to visit . So much to see and do from Pubs, bars and restaurants to museums, castles ,Irish countryside and beaches and of cause get your hand on fresh Guinness and visit with friendly, fun Irish folk .

Morne
Morne Canada

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