If you decide to visit Ireland’s capital, Dublin, there are a few things you should know before hand. Some of them are related to the places you simply cannot miss and the activities that need to be experience at least once in a lifetime.
Top 3 places to see
Chester Beatty Library
You want to visit this library because admittance is free and because it has a wide selection of books. If you like to study manuscripts and holy books, then this library is just where you should be.
Dublinia & the Viking World
This is a centre dedicated to the simple life in the Middle ages, as well as to the Vikings. You can’t visit Dublin without having a Viking experience or two.
Jeanie Johnston Famine Ship Museum
This is a replica ship of the original Jeanie Johnston. The original ship took many Irish to North America during the great Famine. History lovers would want to spent more time here.
Top 3 things to do
Pour a glass of beer at the Guinness Storehouse
This is the place to be at if you want to learn everything about the most famous drink in Dublin. Learning the correct way of pouring a glass of Guinness can only be learnt here.
Many people know the city because of the characters. The best way of learning about these characters is directly from those playing the characters. The tour can last from 1 hour up to 4. The guide is usually a freelance local and therefore no two tours will be identical.
Shopping at the Powerscourt Centre
The building hosting this shopping centre dates back to the 18th century. This townhouse now hosts jewelries, clothes, cafes, and galleries. The jewels are made by Irish jewel designers.