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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Popular Dublin Attractions

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Author: Robert Toth

Dublin is one of the perfect places to holiday, be it for the young or the old. It is one of those European cities which draw tourists all across the globe during all parts of the year. The place can be visited during any part of the year.

City Overview:
Dublin is one of the Ireland cities which have an interesting history and diverse culture and traditions. The Dublin attractions can fulfil all your dreams and help you engage in activities of your preference and interest.

Places which you must visit:
Situated in the College Green, the Trinity College was founded by Queen Elizabeth in 1592 and is the oldest college in Dublin. It has the largest library in Ireland.
The Dublin Zoo is the largest zoo of Ireland and is perhaps the oldest scientific zoo in the world. It houses different species of animals and birds.
Irish Museum of Modern Art hosts many exhibitions on modern art.
Croke Park & GAA Museum gives you all information about the game of football. The latter is also used for the EU conferences.
The Dublin Castle is among the historical Dublin attractions which were built by King John of England. It is the centre for many concerts and EU meetings and also has the Chester Beatty Library.
Christchurch Cathedral showcases many historical features of the city.
National Museum of Ireland comprises of artistic, cultural and historical collections of the city which is exhibited in three buildings.
Malahide Castle features the portraits of the distinguished family of the Talbot family.

Things you must do:
Visit the National Museum of Ireland.
Visit the Dublin Castle which is located in the heart of the city and educates you with the Irish history.
Head for the Irish Museum of Modern Art which is a perfect blend of the contemporary and modern art.
Go the National Library of Ireland and get a hand on one of the best Irish books.
Visit the Dublin Tourism Information at the Suffolk Street and gather all possible information about Dublin.
Spend ample time in the gardens and parks and take free strolls around.
Don't miss a trip to the beach! Go there and feel the fresh air.
Go and pray at the St. Patrick's Cathedral which is one of the finest historical Dublin attractions.
Explore the beauty of the city going on a walking tour.

Shopping and Sports in the city:
Some of the best shopping centres of Dublin are Square Shopping Centre, Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Liffey Valley Shopping Centre, Dundrum town centre and The Pavilion Swords. The shops have a lot to offer to the shopaholics. The major sports of Dublin are the soccer, rugby and golf.

How to spend nightlife:
The city's nightlife is among the Dublin attractions which draws tourists. The buzzing clubs, bars and cafes offer whiskeys and Guinness to every aspirant and excited Dublin tourist.

Famous festivals:
Some of the important festivals are the Chinese New Year, Temple Bar Trad fest, The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, The Dublin Book Festival and St. Patrick's Festival.

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