Dublin: Pubs, Cathedrals and One Enormous Park

Ireland, Dublin Guide (B): Dublin: Pubs, Cathedrals and One Enormous Park

Dublin is a beautiful city with heaps to see and do: whether you enjoy getting drunk on one of the atmospheric Irish pubs, spending money on good shopping and dining or getting spiritual in the beautiful churches and cathedrals, there is something for everyone. Although everything is close by and could be seen in just one day, you need at least a few days to really get a feel of the city.

First of all, you cannot miss the Temple Bar area. This is the most happening place in the city with the happiest people and the best beers; this is the heart of Dublin. The heart of Ireland. Whenever I think of Ireland, I think of Guinness and pubs – and Temple Bar is the best place to experience the pub scene that Ireland is so famous for. Bethann and I spent our first night there, and also went back to explore it during the day. The whole place oozes with atmosphere and is a wonderful place to simply go for a stroll and enjoy an afternoon beer.

The first thing that I saw, when I arrived in Dublin was the Spire of Dublin – a 121,2 metres tall stainless steel pin-like monument, lit up like a light saber! I’m not exactly sure why, but I’m guessing it has something to do with the new Star Wars film. It was epic! I love Star Wars, so I was immediately in love with Dublin as well! I knew from the very beginning that Dublin is a cool city. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Dublin: Pubs, Cathedrals and One Enormous Park
Guide Location: Ireland » Dublin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Temple Bar   O’Connell Street   St. Patrick’s Cathedral   Christ Church Cathedral   Dublin Castle   Trinity College   College Park   O’Connell Bridge   Guinness factory   Phoenix Park   Wellington Testimonial   Denmark Street   Kings Inn Park  
Author: Melissa Cherry Villumsen
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