There are many reasons why one should visit the capital city of Dublin. Unfortunately, there are too many reasons to list all of them but the following article takes a look at just five reasons why we think you should make Dublin your next holiday destination.
1. Dublin Tourist Attractions:
Dublin is indeed an exciting and vibrant city, enriched with culture, history and heritage, and there is much to see and do here; this point alone should be enough to convince you! Dublin has an abundance of wonderful tourist attractions only waiting to be discovered, the following is just a selection of Dublin attractions worth a visit:
Explore the streets of Dublin with an open top double-decker bus tour! This is a great way to take in all the sights of Dublin at your leisure. This hop-on hop-off bus service stops at some of Dublin’s most popular attractions and locations. Tickets are valid all day and this tour comes highly recommended.
Sample some of the black stuff with a visit to The Guinness Storehouse and learn first hand about the brewing and history of this wonderful beverage!
Dublin has many wonderful parks and gardens offering an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Check out our blog on Dublin’s most popular parks for further details.
2. Shopping in Dublin:
The City of Dublin is a shoppers paradise with its popular Henry Street, Grafton Street and shopping centres throughout, Dublin is sure to suit all tastes and budgets. Henry Street is definitely the place to go if you want to shop until you drop. All the main high street shops are located here and it is also home to the Jervis Shopping Centre and The Ilac Centre, you certainly are spoilt for choice when it comes to shopping in Henry Street.
Grafton Street is home to the stylish Brown Thomas store where you can pick up the latest designer gear, so if Gucci, Versachi, Prada or Chanel is you thing then you must visit here. Other shops located on Grafton Street include Next, River-island, A-Wear, Vero Moda, Oasis, Karen Millen, Laura Ashley and many more.
3. Dining in Dublin:
There are many fine restaurants and cafés throughout Dublin offering tempting mouth-watering cuisine. Most restaurants offer an early bird menu so you still get the same great taste at a fraction of the price!
Why not check out our Dublin Restaurant pages for further details.
4. Adventure and Outdoor Sports:
Dublin has a wonderful and diverse landscape that offers an excellent platform for which to conduct many outdoor activities and sports. Popular with golfing enthusiasts of all levels, Dublin has a great selection of both link and parkland golf courses. Check out the following article Top Golf Courses in Dublin for further details on golfing in Dublin. If you seek adventure and wish to get that adrenaline pumping then you must read our Top adventure sports in Dublin article for some great suggestions.
5. Nightlife in Dublin:
Temple Bar is Dublin’s cultural quarter and home to a huge selection of pubs and clubs. When darkness descends on Dublin the cobbled streets of Temple Bar come to life with entertainment choices that suit all tastes and age groups. This is a lively area of Dublin and is a popular spot for hen and stag parties, tourists and Dubliners alike!
There are of course other great nightlife venues outside of Temple Bar worth a visit too, with bars that belt out traditional Irish Music to pulsating nightclubs the choice is endless when it comes to nightlife in Dublin. Why not check out our Top Dublin Nightclubs for some great suggestions.
So there you have it, just five reasons why we think you should make Dublin your next holiday destination!
Do you have other suggestions you would like to add to the list? As always we would love to hear from you. Please feel free to leave your comments or suggestions in the comment box below. Thank you.