Visit Dublin, and immerse yourself in the rich culture and history of this charming city. Dublin sightseeing tours are ubiquitous, and an excellent way to uncover cultural attractions and decide upon things to do in Dublin. Day tours of Dublin, bus tours, walking tours - you are not short on choice and certain companies have attraction tickets included in their tour price.
Of all things to do in Dublin, a visit to the Guinness factory is essential. The innovative architecture of the factory - it is modelled on a giant pint glass, stretching up from the ground floor - would, if filled, hold approximately a staggering 14.3 million pints of Guinness. The building consists of seven floors, and you will be taken through the brewing process, revisit memorable advertising campaigns before sampling your complimentary pint. Shop around for discounted attraction tickets for your visit.
Another key place to visit on any Dublin sightseeing tour is Kilmainham prison, which holds immense historical significance in relation to the Irish independence movement. The leaders of the Easter Rising of 1916 were executed in the prison, as have many rebels from the Irish independence movement. Consequently it is a fascinating site to visit.
Dublin is also famed for its nightlife and you cannot visit without going to the renowned World Temple Bar district, a key Dublin attraction. The cobbled streets and architecturally stunning buildings are not the only things worth noting. Among cultural attractions are the only art-house cinema of the city at the Irish Film Institute and the Project Arts Centre.
The innovative Science Gallery at Trinity College is well worth exploring. This gallery looks at the impact of science in everyday life. It even inculdes a unique display of robotic art along with many fascinating scientific debates, and much more. See why this intriguing Dublin attraction was nominated for European Museum of the Year 2010.
The Dublin Abbey Theatre was founded by none other than W.B. Yeats in 1903, and it has an eminent and celebrated history. More than this, it continues to develop and be rejuvenated by young talent, as the Literary Department has up to 25 playwrights under commission at any given time. A range of workshops as well as guided backstage tours are available at any one time, and it is recommended you take a tour around this renowned theatre.
Conclusion: there are such a great range of Dublin attractions that you may explore. This has only been a very small selection of what this vibrant cultural capital has to offer. Because there are a potentially bewildering amount of things to do in Dublin, it may be a good idea to take one of many walking tours or bus tours to gain a sweeping overview of the best of Dublin.
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