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Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum
Ranked #31 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
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Ranked #32 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is the oldest Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art. Visit the Gallery to see our great... more » Owner description: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is the oldest Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art. Visit the Gallery to see our great collections of paintings, sculpture, drawings and Francis Bacon's studio. « less
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Ranked #33 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Theaters
This theater hosts dramatic performances by Ireland's up-and-coming playwrights.
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Ranked #34 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #35 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Mountains
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Ranked #36 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Theaters
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 #37 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Owner description: Christ Church Cathedral is one of Dublin's oldest buildings, a leading visitor attraction and a place of pilgrimage for... more » Owner description: Christ Church Cathedral is one of Dublin's oldest buildings, a leading visitor attraction and a place of pilgrimage for almost 1,000 years. Famous for its breathtaking beauty, magnificent architectural features and wonderful floor tiles, Christ Church is also popular as a venue and is host to many high profile concerts throughout the year. It is home to the tomb of Strongbow, leader of the Normans, who captured Dublin in 1170. The Medieval Crypt, one of the largest in Britain and Ireland, extends under the entire Cathedral and contains The Mummified cat and rat, trapped in the organ in the 1860s. « less
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Ranked #38 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: History Museums; Art 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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Ranked #39 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
Owner description: The guided tour of Aviva Stadium home of Irish football and rugby is a fun, informative and unforgettable experience for... more » Owner description: The guided tour of Aviva Stadium home of Irish football and rugby is a fun, informative and unforgettable experience for adults and children. The tour includes visits to the home dressing room, players' tunnel, pitchside, press room and much more. Aviva Stadium reopened its doors on 14th May 2010 and has a seated capacity of 51,700. It is the oldest rugby union ground in the world and the oldest sports stadium in Europe. Aviva Stadium is the home of the Irish national rugby and Republic of Ireland national football team. Aviva Stadium is now Ireland's only UEFA Category 4/Elite Stadium and has won a number of awards. Opening Times: February to October inclusive 7 days a week, on the hour 10am to 4pm. November to January inclusive 7 days a week, on the hour 10am to 3pm. « less
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Ranked #40 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The National Gallery of Ireland holds the national collection of European and Irish fine art. Admission is free to the... more » Owner description: The National Gallery of Ireland holds the national collection of European and Irish fine art. Admission is free to the permanent and temporary collections. The gallery is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment plan and remains partly open to the public during the works. Please note that entrance to the gallery is via the Clare Street entrance.Masterpieces from the Collection is a special presentation of some of the finest works in the Gallery's collection, now open in the Beit Wing and Millennium Wing (rooms 1 - 10). It includes both Irish and European masterpieces. « less
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Ranked #41 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #42 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Dinner Theaters
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Ranked #43 of 263 attractions in Dublin
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Ranked #44 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Specialty Shops
Owner description: Funky shops, eclectic cafes and hordes of stylish young Europeans have made Temple Bar one of the most popular tourist... more » Owner description: Funky shops, eclectic cafes and hordes of stylish young Europeans have made Temple Bar one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city. « less
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Ranked #45 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Gardens; Architectural Buildings
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 #46 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Ranked #47 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Main shopping street in Dublin, lined with boutiques containing the creations of Ireland's trendy designers.
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Ranked #48 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Owner description: A magnificent cathedral that houses Jonathan Swift's remains (he wrote Gulliver's Travels). It is the only remaining... more » Owner description: A magnificent cathedral that houses Jonathan Swift's remains (he wrote Gulliver's Travels). It is the only remaining cathedral in Ireland with a daily sung services. A small entrance fee is charged for tourists and all money raised goes back to paying for the upkeep of the building. « less
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Ranked #49 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Theaters; Concerts
Owner description: The National Concert Hall, An Ceoláras Náisiúnta, is Ireland's premier venue for the performance of live music. Over 500... more » Owner description: The National Concert Hall, An Ceoláras Náisiúnta, is Ireland's premier venue for the performance of live music. Over 500 events a year take place, with weekly performances by our resident orchestra - the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra as well as a broad programme ranging from classical to jazz, opera to traditional, as well as staged/semi-staged musicals, dance and world music, education events, lectures and much more, the National Concert Hall is a thriving venue catering for all musical tastes. Ensure you pay a visit to see the best of Irish and international musicians and orchestras perform in one of Europe's leading concert halls. « less
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Ranked #50 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Originally a modest 18th-century house, the building that today serves as the official place of residence for Ireland's... more » Owner description: Originally a modest 18th-century house, the building that today serves as the official place of residence for Ireland's President has been greatly expanded over the years. « less
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Ranked #51 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Dublinia is one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three exciting exhibitions all located at the historic crossroads of... more » Owner description: Dublinia is one of Dublin’s top visitor attractions with three exciting exhibitions all located at the historic crossroads of Dublin. There are three exciting exhibitions; Viking Dublin and Medieval Dublin recreate the city through life size reconstructions, including a Viking house and a medieval fair while Death and Disease are also investigated. Finally unearth the city’s past at the new interactive History Hunters exhibition, visit an excavation site, and see medieval bugs under the microscope in the Lab. See Dublin from a new perspective and come away knowing more about its citizens throughout the ages! « less
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Ranked #52 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #53 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Movie Theaters
A popular cinema in Temple Bar.
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Ranked #54 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Parks
Beautiful park with spectacular views of the coast.
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Ranked #55 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums; Natural History Museums
Owner description: The ground floor of this museum is dedicated to Irish animals, featuring giant deer skeletons and a variety of mammals, birds... more » Owner description: The ground floor of this museum is dedicated to Irish animals, featuring giant deer skeletons and a variety of mammals, birds and fish. The upper floors of the building were laid out in the 19th Century in a scientific arrangement showing animals by taxonomic group. « less
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Ranked #56 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Castles; Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites
Owner description: Dublin Castle was for 700 years the seat of British power in Ireland. Today you can still view the remains of the 13th... more » Owner description: Dublin Castle was for 700 years the seat of British power in Ireland. Today you can still view the remains of the 13th century structure as part of the guided tour. The present Dublin Castle dates from the mid 1700's and today is used by the Irish Governemnt for state events such as the inauguration of the Irish President and state banquets for visiting dignatories. Amongst the highlights are the Ladies Drawing Room, the Throne Room and St. Patricks Hall. « less
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Ranked #57 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Owner description: Est January 2005, Capital Comedy Club in the heart of Temple Bar, attracts both Irish and visiting comedy goers in their... more » Owner description: Est January 2005, Capital Comedy Club in the heart of Temple Bar, attracts both Irish and visiting comedy goers in their droves every Wednesday and Sunday, and has even won a Failte Ireland Welcome Award for services to the Irish tourism industry. The Club regularly features in The Irish Times ’7 Things To Do This Week’ and has played host to over 400 acts from over a dozen countries « less
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Ranked #58 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #59 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Bridges
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Ranked #60 of 263 attractions in Dublin
Category: Historic Sites; Government Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Tours
During Ireland's battle for independence against the British, this building was used as a fort by Irish rebel troops.
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