Travel to Dublin – Ireland's largest city since medieval times – and you'll find endless history, lively pubs, a sophisticated art and literary scene, delectable dining and welcoming people. Experience it all right outside any one of our four Best Western Dublin hotels.
Now considered one of the most popular European cities, Dublin is a definite favorite among globe-trotters. With a vibrant art and literary culture, warm, personable people, and streets bursting with pubs, restaurants, theaters, and activities.
Four Courts Building
Kilmainham Gaol Historical Museum - This old jail was notorious in the 19th century for its harsh treatment of prisoners.
Another attraction within the zoo is City Farm, which has a special children's corner and a flock of Galway sheep, and the Californian sea lion pool where audiences watch the animals train at regular intervals throughout the day.
Christ Church Cathedral - One of two Anglican churches located in Dublin, was originally founded by Anglo-Norman conquerors in the late 12th century.
Guinness Storehouse - Guinness' museum brings its foamy, yeasty, alcoholic joy to the world: enjoy a tour of the museum and a free beer. This six-story building contains the Guinness Brewery Hop Store, a museum and the Gravity Bar, located on the top floor.
Dublin Castle - Well-preserved 13th-century castle which once served as the seat of the Irish monarchy.
St. Stephen's Green - Beautiful urban park which was immortalized in James Joyce's "Ulysses".
Iveagh Gardens - Situated between rows of tall Georgian houses very close to St. Stephens Green, Iveagh Gardens is famous for its sense of mystery. Long tall hedgerows and sudden hills and valleys of grass make it a curious place to visit.
The Irish House Party - The Irish House Party combines all the singing and dancing of a traditional Irish house party with a learning experience where house guests learn about Irish music, dance and culture in a fun way.
Dublin City Hop On Hop Off Tour - With views from the top of the bus, strategically placed stops and an interesting commentary, this truly is the best way to see the sights of Dublin. You can hop on and off as many times as you like. The route takes you to many of Dublin's major attractions including Dvblinia, Old Jameson Distillery, Dublin Castle, Phoenix Park (where you will find Dublin Zoo), and of course the Guinness Storehouse.
Grogan's Castle Lounge - Local pub
The Brazen Head - Dublin's oldest pub is a fun, friendly bar with lots of atmosphere.
O'Shea's Merchant - A lively pub with live traditional Irish music and dancing.
Gravity Bar @ the Guinness Storehouse - This bar serves only Guinness Products and is located at the top of the Guinness Storehouse.
Cafe-en-Seine - Cafe by day, pub by night: a laid-back atmosphere makes this pub popular.
Dundrum Town Centre - Winner of the prestigious International Shopping Centre of the Year award, Dundrum Town Centre is the place to be if you are passionate about shopping or just want to spend a day out.
Blackrock Market - Blackrock Market is one of Ireland's best run and most successful weekend markets.
Dublin's Italian Quarter - Quartier Bloom - A new Italian Quarter on the North side of the River Liffey near the Jervis Street.
Dublin, Ireland is a beautiful location which features attractions that vary from historic sites to the more mainstream adventurous sites. The Dublin area features activities, sites and cuisine that will cater to everyone's tastes.
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Best Western makes it easy to customize your vacation with unique tour packages. There are many tour packages to choose from including: touring the sights of the city by water or land, a photography workshop or cycling around the city.
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