Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland's east coast. It is one of the most walk-able cities in Europe. There are countless things to do in Dublin. Dublin is deeply rooted in its incredible history, culture, and people. Due to the fact that the city is located right on the east coast, day-trips and excursions to the mountains or cliff sides are just a bus ride away, where you can witness some of the most beautiful sceneries in all of Dublin, Ireland.
1. The Guinness Storehouse Factory - Located in the heart of St. James’ Gate Brewery, the Guinness Storehouse is one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Ireland. In fact, the inside is made to look exactly like a pint of Guinness itself and is known to be the largest pint in the world.
2. Dublin Castle - over 800 years of Irish history within its walls, this incredible building has borne witness to some of the most pivotal events in all of the country’s history.
3. St. Patrick’s Cathedral - Known as the biggest church in all of Ireland, St. Patrick’s Cathedral is actually one of 2 cathedrals that were built on Dublin soil.
4. Picnic in Phoenix Park - A humongous walled park (about 1,700 acres) that lies just about 2 miles from downtown Dublin, Phoenix Park is more than just your ordinary park. Aside from the long stretches of green and a multitude of plants and trees, it is also where Dublin Zoo is.
5. Trip to Wicklow Mountains - a must-see during your trip to Dublin. Famously known for the filming location of the popular romance film, P.S. I Love You, this beautiful landscape looks even more spectacular in person.
6. Trip to The Cliffs of Moher - These natural wonders have also been used for various film shoots, such as Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and The Princess Bride.
7. The Temple Bar - remains popular to this day due to its famous red exterior, its great location in the heart of the city, as well as being a huge part of Dublin’s central nightlife scene.