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Brewery
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“A favourite amongst tourists, and well deserved. Book in advance to avoid long queues. ”
427 locals recommend
Pub
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“Temple Bar is a busy riverside neighbourhood, spread over cobbled pedestrian lanes. Crowded pubs host live folk music and DJ sets, and diners pack restaurants serving Asian, American and Irish cuisine. Quirky boutiques stock clothes and crafts by local designers. The National Photographic Archive highlights Ireland’s past, while the Project Arts Centre and Temple Bar Gallery + Studios shows contemporary art.”
217 locals recommend
Museum
“Known as the "Irish Bastille," many significant political prisoners were held and, at times, executed here at Kilmainham. Want to learn about Ireland's fight for independence? Look no further.”
243 locals recommend
Zoo
“Good conditions for most animals. Plenty of space. Go mid-week. Very busy weekends in summer. Bring a picnic. Long Day!”
114 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“Irelands oldest pub with great traditional Irish music and story telling. A must do”
123 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great art collection - modern and ancient! Beautiful building too ... close to our parliament too!!”
125 locals recommend
Art Museum
“By global standards not the most impressive modern art museum but on your doorstep and worth a visit”
156 locals recommend
Soccer Stadium
“Great to see a rugby match, or if you are visiting in the summer, check out the gigs that are on.”
115 locals recommend
Music Venue
“The 3Arena is an indoor amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Dublin, Ireland. The venue opened as The O₂ on 16 December 2008. It was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, a smaller music venue which operated from 1988 to 2007, retaining only some of the outer facade.”
101 locals recommend
Theatre
“Fantastic Theatre - the venue for a the big West-End & Broadway shows visiting Dublin. Book in advance for popular shows, but tickets are held back for all events, so always check availability.”
115 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“Always good trad music in the heart of hip Stoneybatter, about a 25 minute walk away”
163 locals recommend
Pub
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“Woodfired pizza served in double decker bus. Djs, craft beers and great local atmosphere. ”
142 locals recommend
Café
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“Located about 15 minutes walk from the city centre. Great breakfast, lunch or dinner.”
107 locals recommend
Museum
“Go see the bog men. That's all you have to know. The rest of the museum is interesting, but not great. The bog men are super interesting, but best of all this museum is free to wander in, take a peak and be ready to have your mind blown!”
78 locals recommend
Stadium
“Are you ready for a 17-storey high? Then bring your adventurous spirit (and your camera!) to Croke Park’s Skyline. Located right in the heart of the city, this thrilling rooftop walkway is actually Dublin’s highest open-viewing platform and offers breathtaking panoramic views of Ireland’s vibrant capital from the mountains to the sea. This Dublin City tour highlights all of the capital’s main landmarks while giving you an insight into its heartfelt history, told in a uniquely charming way by the charismatic Tour Guides. Then of course there’s the sporting highlight – the incredible view from the platform that’s suspended over the Croke Park pitch itself. Multilingual audio guides are available on request to complement the live tour.”
84 locals recommend
Indie Cinema
“Art house and main stream cinema. Light House is one of Dublin's most vibrant cultural spaces with 614 seats across 4 screens including a cafe and subterranean bar built into the framework of an underground car park. Our excellent presentation and unique programming style has earned us the reputation as one of the best cinemas in Ireland with accolades from the likes of the Guardian Film Awards (Highly Commended Best Cinema) and ARTINFO (Coolest Cinema in the World). Chill out in our bar before or after your movie or alternatively enjoy craft beers, wine and cocktails from our bar in screen.”
85 locals recommend