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Ranked #1 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Parks; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields; Museums

Croke Park Stadium is Ireland's largest and most iconic sporting arena and is the 3rd largest stadium in Europe. Headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), it... more »

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Ranked #2 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Cemeteries; Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum are both the guardians and storytellers for over 1.5 million people. From the ordinary to the... more » Owner description: Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum are both the guardians and storytellers for over 1.5 million people. From the ordinary to the truly extraordinary, these people helped shape the Ireland of today. We want to share their stories and times with you through tours of the cemetery, a visit to the museum or through a genealogy search for your family history. We are a not-for-profit organisation and all proceeds are used to sustain and improve our cemeteries to ensure they are places of beauty, interest and intrigue. « less
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Ranked #3 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Owner description: Welcome to the Irish Whiskey Museum, the first Irish whiskey museum in the world! The museum depicts the origins of Irish... more » Owner description: Welcome to the Irish Whiskey Museum, the first Irish whiskey museum in the world! The museum depicts the origins of Irish whiskey, its rise to glory, the dramatic fall, and of course, current revival of new Irish whiskeys. With an exclusive collection of Irish whiskey memorabilia dating back to the 1800s, blended with a modern twist, this is one memory you are sure to enjoy! « less
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Ranked #4 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Category: Gardens; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Libraries; Museums; Cultural
Owner description: Situated in the heart of Ireland's capital city, the Chester Beatty Library is an art museum and library which houses the... more » Owner description: Situated in the heart of Ireland's capital city, the Chester Beatty Library is an art museum and library which houses the great collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books and some decorative arts assembled by Sir Alfred Chester Beatty (1875-1968). The Library's exhibitions open a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world. Its rich collection from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe offers visitors a visual feast. Chester Beatty Library was named Irish Museum of the year in 2000 and was awarded the title European Museum of the Year in 2002. « less
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Ranked #6 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums; Cultural
This bleak old jail was notorious in the 19th century for its harsh treatment of prisoners.
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Ranked #7 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Owner description: The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre raised its first curtain on March 18, 2010 and has since been presenting world class... more » Owner description: The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre raised its first curtain on March 18, 2010 and has since been presenting world class performances to almost 2 million audience members from across Ireland and the world. With a diverse repertoire of genres ranging from musicals to folk concerts and from opera to ballet, coming to the theatre allows you an escape. You can get to a Broadway or West End theatre, Russian ballet or German opera, all from just a few minutes away from home. In an iconic building, designed by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind, the theatre is a pinnacle of entertainment in the heart of Dublin’s city centre. Home to the Circle Club, the theatre provides for those who wan to experience a little bit more during their theatrical experience. Here is a place to relax and enjoy the performance while taking in the magnificent views of Grand Canal Basin, food, and friends. « less
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Ranked #8 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Museums
Owner description: If you want to discover the story of Dublin in just half an hour, visit the Little Museum today. Our guided tours – on the... more » Owner description: If you want to discover the story of Dublin in just half an hour, visit the Little Museum today. Our guided tours – on the hour, every hour – offer a short, entertaining introduction to Irish history. The museum is housed in a landmark Georgian building on St Stephen's Green in the very centre of Dublin – and we are open every day. « less
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Ranked #9 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Parks; Outdoors
Beautiful urban park immortalized in James Joyce's "Ulysses."
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Ranked #10 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Owner description: The Abbey Theatre's founders W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory had the vision to 'bring upon the stage the deeper thoughts and... more » Owner description: The Abbey Theatre's founders W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory had the vision to 'bring upon the stage the deeper thoughts and emotions of Ireland'. Today in our 110th anniversary year that mission is alive and well. Our ambitious artistic programme of classic Irish drama to new Irish writing holds a mirror up to Irish society. Over the years, the Abbey has nurtured and premiered the work of major Irish playwrights such as Marina Carr, Frank Mc Guinness, Tom Murphy and a new generation of writers such as Richard Dormer, Stacey Gregg, Nancy Harris and Elaine Murphy. We also nurture a new generation of Irish artists through our artistic development programmes and commitment to discovering new acting, writing and directing talent. « less
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Ranked #11 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Parks; Outdoors
Beautiful urban park lined with running trails.
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Ranked #12 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and... more » Owner description: The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology is the national repository for all archaeological objects found in Ireland and home to over two million artefacts. Permanent Exhibitions: Our exhibitions include the finest collection of prehistoric gold artefacts in western Europe, outstanding examples of metalwork from the Celtic Iron Age and the Museum’s world-renowned collection of medieval ecclesiastical objects and jewellery. The Treasury: Ór - Ireland's Gold, Prehistoric Ireland, Kingship and Sacrifice, Viking Ireland, Medieval Ireland, Ancient Egypt, Ceramics and Glass from Ancient Cyprus, Life and Death in the Roman World. There is also a number of Temporary Exhibitions taking place. « less
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Ranked #13 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #14 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Owner description: Join us on a magical journey through Ireland's past. Through the art of unique Irish storytelling you will discover Ireland's... more » Owner description: Join us on a magical journey through Ireland's past. Through the art of unique Irish storytelling you will discover Ireland's rich history, a history that is so inextricably linked with its mythology! Listen to stories of a time gone by when Pookas, fairies and giants roamed this land. « less
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Ranked #15 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Owner description: An evening of Interactive Irish music and Dancing. We teach you how to play the bodhran, Irish Ceili Dance and to pour the... more » Owner description: An evening of Interactive Irish music and Dancing. We teach you how to play the bodhran, Irish Ceili Dance and to pour the perfect pint of Guinness. There also a fun free photo booth and props for great pictures. We gurantee you'll be able to play the Irish Drum and Irish dance. This is a fun, high energy event with a great sense of satisfaction when you get a chance to play with great Irish musicians and dancers. Suitable for all ages. « less
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Ranked #16 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Category: Libraries; Cultural
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Ranked #17 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Category: Architectural Buildings; Gardens; Cultural
Owner description: Formerly the home to members of the Guinness family, the Irish Government now owns it and uses it to provide accommodations... more » Owner description: Formerly the home to members of the Guinness family, the Irish Government now owns it and uses it to provide accommodations for visiting dignitaries and special guests. « less
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Ranked #18 of 218 attractions in Dublin
This theater hosts dramatic performances by Ireland's up-and-coming playwrights.
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Ranked #20 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
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Ranked #22 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites; Libraries; Cultural
Owner description: The building facade of Trinity College is among many constructed since the foundation of the College on March 13th, 1592.... more » Owner description: The building facade of Trinity College is among many constructed since the foundation of the College on March 13th, 1592. The design is attributed to Theodore Jacobsen, a London-based amateur architect, with the collaboration of Henry Keene and John Sanderson. « less
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Ranked #23 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Museums
Owner description: Rated as one of the most popular attractions in Dublin, a visit to the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum will... more » Owner description: Rated as one of the most popular attractions in Dublin, a visit to the Jeanie Johnston Tall Ship and Famine Museum will intrigue and fascinate all ages. Over 1 million people left Ireland during the 1840s at the height of the Great Famine, fleeing starvation and hoping for a new life in America. This mass emigration created a huge diaspora of people with Irish ancestry in the Americas, and later in Australia. The life-size wax figures in the museum below deck on the Jeanie Johnston are all modelled on actual passengers who made the journey to North America on the ship. Daily tours begin AT THE SHIP which is located on Custom House Quay just downriver from the International Financial Services Centre and across the road from Jury's Inn Hotel. « less
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Ranked #24 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Ranked #25 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Category: Libraries; Cultural
Owner description: One of Dublin's most beautiful tourist attractions. An unspoiled gem right in the heart of the city. Established in 1707,... more » Owner description: One of Dublin's most beautiful tourist attractions. An unspoiled gem right in the heart of the city. Established in 1707, Marsh's Library is a wonderfully preserved library of the early Enlightenment complete with its original oak bookcases. Visitors often comment on the wonderful smell of the old bookcases and books.The library contains over 25,000 rare and interesting books relating to the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, covering medicine, law, science, travel, navigation, mathematics, music, and classical literature. There is also some material of a very scurrilous nature. Every year an exhibition of rare and curious items is presented from the holdings of the Library. The current exhibition 'Imagining Japan' shows some of the books which may have inspired Jonathan Swift's famous 'Gulliver's Travels'. « less
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Ranked #26 of 218 attractions in Dublin
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Category: Zoos/Aquariums
Owner description: One of the world's oldest zoos, Dublin Zoo is also modern in design and houses more than 600 animals. It has been redesigned... more » Owner description: One of the world's oldest zoos, Dublin Zoo is also modern in design and houses more than 600 animals. It has been redesigned in recent years to be a safe environment for people and the animals with gardens, lakes and natural habitats. « less
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Ranked #27 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Owner description: Jig is a spectacular, high energy Irish Dance Show that showcases the best of traditional and contemporary Irish Dance. Jig... more » Owner description: Jig is a spectacular, high energy Irish Dance Show that showcases the best of traditional and contemporary Irish Dance. Jig introduces the audiences to the history of Irish dance and the many different steps, styles and dances that our part of our rich dance heritage. This live, multi-media show runs throughout the year in Powerscourt Theatre just minutes from Grafton Street in the heart of Dublin City and is a must see for anyone who has an interest in an authentic culture experience. Our world class professional dancers are guaranteed to impress. Suitable for all ages. Hop Up is our INTERACTIVE show for all those that want to Hop Up , learn to dance and have some fun. This Irish Dance experience opens with an impressive performance by our world class dancers who then invite the audience to take to the floor and learn some Irish Dancing. Fantastic entertainment for families, friends and corporate events. Suitable for all ages. Hop Up runs throughout the year in the Powerscourt Theatre just minutes from Grafton Street in the heart of Dublin City. All tickets include entry to the Irish Dance Museum which houses a collection of dresses, photos and other dance memorabilia. « less
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Ranked #28 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Category: Mountains; Outdoors
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Ranked #30 of 218 attractions in Dublin
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Decorative Arts & History is home to a wide range of objects, which include weaponry, furniture, silver, ceramics and... more » Owner description: Decorative Arts & History is home to a wide range of objects, which include weaponry, furniture, silver, ceramics and glassware; as well as examples of folk life and costume. « less
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