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Guide to Dublin
Guide to Dublin

Interesting places and facts about the city Dublin in Ireland

Dublin is the pearl of modernist literature and art lovers, the place that was home to young James Joyce and which is many times depicted in his novels. But what else might be interesting in usual tourists to Dublin? The first thing, of course, is a striking number of preserved antiquities that remained fully intact for centuries. The capital of Ireland with care and love takes care of the national heritage but no less forgetfully plays folk festivities and drinking!

Food & Drinks & Places

If You want to try traditional Irish cuisine and drinks - kindly welcome to The Norseman. Here, you can taste the famous Guinness Pie - a pie with braised beef in a sauce of the famous dark stout, enjoy professional beverage service with more than 20 different kinds of draft beer. Well, being in Ireland and not visiting the Museum of Whiskey is a crime! Irish Whiskey Museum is an interactive establishment where guides in a very relaxed and friendly manner lead the tour through the history and nuances of the famous drink. As a bonus, everyone enjoys tasting wonderful sorts of true Irish whiskey. The visit to the Kilmainham Gaol, the prison of the Victorian era, is both useful and impressive! Talking of the pubs - you can find almost everything you need in one common place - Temple Bar neighborhood.
Places with free entrance: National gallery of Ireland, National Botanic garden, Irish Museum of Modern art, Firmly, the Guinness family residence, the Science Gallery in Trinity College, the Chester Beatty Library, the National Library of Ireland, Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art. Places with entrance fees: Dublin Zoo, Guinness Museum, National center for Water Sports, The Book of Kells in Trinity College, and, of course, St. Patrick's Cathedral.
Everybody knows the "Lord Of The Dance", Michael Flatley. But few know that the show was first presented to the public in Dublin on 28 June, 1996. Everybody knows the Lord Of The Rings saga but few know that, in 1954, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien received an honorary degree from the National University of Ireland while working in the University College of Dublin. "The Ulysses" of James Joyce does literary recreate the map of this city for future generations. Such was one of the implied Joyce's purposes for his masterpiece, not taking into account his "The Dubliners".

Secret Places in Dublin

Remember this list of the best "Irish-native" attractions in your life: go to the House Number 29 Museum at 29 Lower Fitzwilliam Street; then go to Twilfit House, Jervis Street, 1 and dive into the mysteries of The Museum of Leprechauns; next address is General Post Office, O’Connell Street, where you can find an interactive modern exhibition; for fans of U2, the iconic place in Dublin is the first studio of the musicians located at 4 Windmill Lane. If all that's not enough for you, go to the Peninsula of Howth, which is a real illustration of Irish countryside in all its lush glory, and is located in just 13 kilometers North-East of Dublin.
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Everybody knows the "Lord Of The Dance", Michael Flatley. But few know that the show was first presented to the public in Dublin on 28 June, 1996. Everybody knows the Lord Of The Rings saga but few know that, in 1954, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien received an honorary degree from the National University of Ireland while working in the University College of Dublin. "The Ulysses" of James Joyce does literary recreate the map of this city for future generations. Such was one of the implied Joyce's purposes for his masterpiece, not taking into account his "The Dubliners".
Remember this list of the best "Irish-native" attractions in your life: go to the House Number 29 Museum at 29 Lower Fitzwilliam Street; then go to Twilfit House, Jervis Street, 1 and dive into the mysteries of The Museum of Leprechauns; next address is General Post Office, O’Connell Street, where you can find an interactive modern exhibition; for fans of U2, the iconic place in Dublin is the first studio of the musicians located at 4 Windmill Lane. If all that's not enough for you, go to the Peninsula of Howth, which is a real illustration of Irish countryside in all its lush glory, and is located in just 13 kilometers North-East of Dublin.

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