Your Guide To The Ultimate Dublin Experience

Famous for offering locals and tourists more than 1,000 pubs, Dublin is a sought-after location for those looking for a city break packed full of culture and history. 2017 was a bumper year for tourism in Dublin following the National Geographic Traveler listing the city on their Best of the World 2018 list. Dublin is a delightful and breathtaking city to stay in and provides the ultimate European city experience which will be sure to lure you back again and again.

Stay – The Westin Dublin Hotel

The Westin Dublin Hotel is a luxurious 5-star hotel situated in the heart of the city, close to Trinity College and Grafton Street. Built in the 1800s the hotel boasts years of history as it was formerly a robe supplier to Dublin’s Trinity College and home to several different insurance and financial companies. Each member of staff strives to provide every guest with an unforgettable and personalized stay which will leave you feeling relaxed and remembering your time in the vibrant city long after you’ve left.

Eat and Drink – Eatyard

Offering an alternative dining experience, the Eatyard offers European, Irish and vegetarian street food which will leave you yearning for more. The Eatyard is conveniently located on South Richmond Street and lies next to the Portobello canal. The vendors are accommodating to all taste buds and offer a cosy and unique dining experience every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. To make the most of your stay, head down to The Stage @ Eatyard where you can witness live demonstrations, displays and eating contests which will astound you. What’s even better is that with so many food options available, there’s something to suit all budgets, so there’s no need to worry about overspending your desired budget and having to find ways to repair your finances when you get back home.

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Shop – Dundrum Town Centre

Dundrum Town Centre has it all and it’s easy to lose an entire day browsing in excess of 100 stores. And, when you need to rest your weary feet, you can enjoy a bite to eat and a drink in one of their 40 eateries. You can even make a night of it by enjoying a lavish meal, followed by a movie and a dance in one of two lively nightclubs.

Visit – Dublin Castle

Tourists typically spend €62 per day on entertainment whilst in Dublin. And it’s easy to see how when there’s so much history to explore. No trip to Dublin is complete without visiting Dublin Castle and it costs as little as €7 to get in. Built in the early thirteenth century on a Viking settlement, the castle is packed full of history and culture. The city even gets it name from the castle garden’s current site – the Black Pool or ‘Dubh Linn’. Packed full of rooms, an elegant exterior, and a beautifully designed garden, the castle offers visitors the option to tour the grand space at their own leisure or with a knowledgeable guide.

Dublin is a thriving city which offers something for everyone. With top-class accommodation options, unique dining experiences, tremendous shopping opportunities and historical features, you’ll have a great time exploring this Irish city.

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