Coming to Dublin? Here’s what to expect
Anyone finding out that they have to go to Dublin should be very happy. As the most Western Capital in the EU it is a vibrant young city with a very long history. What can you do when you get there? Luckily there is plenty to do in the great capital and here are some of the highlights.
- Take in a show. The Olympia Theatre is a great venue that has played host to some of the greatest acts in the twentieth century. U2, REM and Billy Connolly have all performed at some point and it remains a must play venue on the list of many artists. It’s ably served by eateries around it as well. There are certainly plenty of Restaurants near Olympia Theatre.
- Temple Bar. The Olympia is located in this riotous area of the City. It’s become well known as the place to party in Dublin with a slew of pubs, clubs and bars that all have that traditional Irish greeting and a chance to enjoy the famous “craic”.
- Dublin open top bus tour. See the sites of the City in comfort, but you should definitely bring a coat or jumper just in case. This will take you around all the major places like Kilmainham Jail and the Museum of Modern Art plus the Guiness Factory.
- St James Gate Guinness factory. This is one of the most visited places in the city. It takes you through the process of making the black stuff and has other galleries showing the famous Guinness adverts through the century. It culminates with a free pint in the rooftop bar, the highest point in Dublin.
And that’s just the first few days covered!