Guinness Storehouse in Dublin is among the main reasons why some travellers want to visit Dublin. If you want to see which is the process of producing beer and visit the 6 floors built around a glass atrium, as well and listen the stories about Guinness family, you must pay the ticket which is 18 Euro on the spot, and if you take it online from http://www.guinness-storehouse.com/en/Index.aspx, you will pay less: 16.20 Euro. If you do not delight the idea of doing a tour of the brewery, you can opt to have a beer, atop of Guinness Storehouse, at the famous Gravity Bar, which offers an excellent panoramic view of the city.
After the experience with the beer, as she is produced and the superb panoramic bar, you should discover another pride of the Irish: the whiskey. Old Jameson Distillery is the place that takes you through its 8 rooms and where you can learn the difference between an Irish Scotch, an American whiskey and an Irish Jameson ... and everything is done by tasting and feeling the differences between the flavors. The great thing is that you will obtain a diploma entitled: '' a qualified Irish whiskey tester ", just good to put in the frame, when you get back home.
A variety of restaurants, shops, theaters, cinemas, pubs and clubs spread over the central Temple Bar District. Temple Bar is basically the core of the night life, where you begin to discover every corner of Dublin, being the best place where you can feel the atmosphere of Ireland. You could also do a walk through St Stephens Green Park, the main park of the city, the Guinness family gift for the citizens, which enjoys a strategic location right in the heart of the city. In another day of your visit you can try a walk in the largest urban park in Europe, which is located in Dublin - Phoenix Park, where you can enjoy a polo field but also a cool zoo. If you want to do shopping, one of the main arteries of Dublin is Grafton Street, having beside other shops, one of the most popular shopping centre called Irish Brown Thomas. From Grafton Street you can easily reach the oldest and most famous university of Ireland's - Trinity College, whose campus is definitely an attraction, and its buildings from the XVIII and XIX.
In Dublin is the largest cathedral of Ireland. The imposing St. Patrick Cathedral, dating from the twelfth century, considering that is where St. Patrick baptized his followers in the Christian faith. It’s good to know that the famous Jonathan Swift, who wrote "Gulliver's Travels”, was a deacon here.
Are you passionate about Vikings world? Then you should make a visit to Dublinia Museum and experience Viking and medieval Dublin. It's a catchy place, organized on several levels, in which you will find everything you are interested linked to Viking, about their habits, how they prepare their attacks, and more interesting things.
For those who are brave by nature, a slightly terrifying experience is visiting the Kilmainham prison, where you go through a sober atmosphere, literally and figuratively cold, austere, which marks the tragic events that took place here long ago, being the largest prison unoccupied.
Continuing the series of scary adventures, you may be interested to visit Bram Stoker Dracula Museum, an ideal place to be annoyed, scared, but in the same time, the place where you will laugh and feel good ultimately, in a frightening tour through the life of Bram Stoker, the author of Dracula.
Whether you like to read or not, Chester Beatty Library, may attract your attention with its unique collections such as Chinese jade cards or Japanese prints. Besides this, you can buy unique souvenirs, and also in summer days you can enjoy a few moments in the gorgeous backyard.
Since you arrived in Dublin, your visit would be complete if you visit the Howth Peninsula - where you will get using the Irish metro. The trip lasts about 3o minutes. Being a small port with access to the Irish Sea, it is very stylish, has nice restaurants, fruit and vegetables markets and many sea lions, so humanized, waiting to feed them.