Top 3 Attractions in the heart of Dublin
We all know Dublin as the cosmopolitan capital of the Republic of Ireland but how many of us have taken the opportunity to visit? You don’t have to succumb to the post-festive blues that are so common around this time of the year – why not take the time to book a city break in the capital and spend quality time with loved ones in a city that offers sightseeing and attractions galore?
Take a look at some of the Travelodge hotels in the area if you’re after an affordable no-frills hotel. Check out the Dublin Rathmines hotel for reasonably priced accommodation that puts you within easy access of the action.
Since its foundation in the 13th century, Dublin Castle has continued to be of paramount importance in both the history and development of Dublin. With the site containing two museums, 2 cafes and gardens to explore, there is plenty to be getting on with, but if you want to see more, you can have a guided tour of the State Apartments – tickets are available from the Apartments in the Upper Castle Yard.
The Guinness Storehouse
Whether you have an affinity for this creamy pint or you need a splash of blackcurrant to take the edge of it, the Guinness Storehouse is one of the most common attractions in the city. As Ireland’s number one visitor attraction, the attractions takes you into the history of the brewery, with a modern and contemporary twist.
Seven floors provide insight into the story of the Guinness brand, including the Gravity bar which not only provides a perfect pint but offers panoramic views of the city to enjoy while drinking it.
Temple Bar TradFest
Running between the 22nd and the 27th January, this amazing traditional music festival is jam-packed with Irish folk music, craic and dancing. Over two hundred free events are planned in 17 venues across the city, giving you the opportunity to take part or just sit back and listen.
Enjoy a visit to Dublin this winter and sample some of the history, music and the nation’s favourite drink. Book a hotel to make the most of your city break.