8 Great Reasons to Visit Dublin

Dublin is the charming capital of Ireland known for a number of things, especially as the home of Guinness! Besides its famous beer though, Dublin has so much more to offer.

Here are 8 reasons why you should buy a ticket to Dublin:

1. To walk along the Ha’Penny Bridge for free (the toll was dropped in 1909).

Trover photo by Adventurous Kate

Trover photo by Adventurous Kate

2. To take photos of the funky colored doors scattered around the city.

Trover photo by Chloe Albin

Trover photo by Chloe Albin

2. To check out where Bram Stoker (author of Dracula) and Oscar Wilde went to school (Trinity College).

Trover photo Murissa Maurice

Trover photo Murissa Maurice

3. To bask in the glory of the Christ Church Cathedral.

Trover photo by Jim Nix

Trover photo by Jim Nix

4. To learn more about Ireland’s Revolution at the Kilmainham Gaol. Some scenes of The Italian Job were also filmed here.

Trover photo by Mattyboy876

Trover photo by Mattyboy876

5. To learn about the history of Jameson whisky and how it is made at the The Old Jameson Distillery.

Trover photo by huellas</a

Trover photo by huellas

6. To listen to some traditional Irish music at the Temple Bar.

Trover photo by Diane Wong

Trover photo by Diane Wong

7. To laugh at The Spire like local dubliners do.

Trover photo by Laurence Norah

Trover photo by Laurence Norah

8. To say hello to the furry (and friendly?) animals at Phoenix Park.

Trover photo by Michael Breen

Trover photo by Michael Breen

*9. To visit the Guinness brewery (we really couldn’t leave it out) and order yourself a glass of cool beer at the sky bar.

Trover photo by Chris Desmond

Trover photo by Chris Desmond


For more tempting reasons to visit Dublin, check out this Visiting Dublin list.