DUBLIN CITY TRAVEL & TOURIST INFORMATION GUIDE
Dublin City Tourist Guide – Dublin is the historic, cosmopolitan capital of Ireland. Whether you’re interested in walking its elegant Georgian streets, shopping till you drop in one of it’s many fine shopping centres, or finding that perfect pint of Guinness, Dublin has an array of attractions to offer everyone.
Dublin City lies on the east coast of Ireland and is split by the river Liffey. North of the river lies the most important streets for visitors, O’Connell Street, the major shopping thoroughfare that leads to Parnell Square, and Gardiner Street, which is packed full of B&Bs and hostels. Immediately south of the river is the hub of Dublin, Temple Bar, a hotspot full of pubs, restaurants, shops and a number of art galleries. Here you will also find Grafton Street, the city’s most exclusive shopping street. The South side also boasts the best examples of Georgian Dublin, with stately houses and beautiful parks.
There is a wide and varied choice when it comesDublin Hotels and Hostels. Whether you are in the city on business or pleasure there is accommodation to suit all. A trip to the Dublin Tourism Centre, situated on Suffolk Street, in the heart of Dublin’s city centre, is a must for every visitor. It provides a one-stop shop for all your information and reservation needs while visiting the city. Dublin is best visited in the months either side of summer and winter. Prices increase in summer and many places are shut during winter. Just remember though if you’re planning a trip around the St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to reserve and book accommodation early to escape the chaos of the festivities.
Visitors will find that Dublin is a place of great cultural and historical interest. As the birthplace of W.B. Yeats, Jonathan Swift, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, George Bernard Shaw, and many other renowned writers, Dublin often featured in their books.
More people than ever are Visiting Dublin and these days it ranks among the top tourist destinations in Europe. Even with such an extensive list of places to see and attractions to visit, Dublin still remains one of Europe’s most down-to-earth, friendly and accessible cities.