Dublin city is the capital and the largest city in Ireland. The city has a population of 1.2 million people. The city of Dublin sits next to the Dublin Bay and overlooks the Irish Sea. The weather in Dublin is fairly mild. The temperatures will rarely go below 32°F and only occasionally above 68°F.
Dublin can be a fascinating city for those who know where to go.
Things to Do and See
The Abbey Theatre is Irelands National Theatre. It is known as a writer’s theatre and has contributed too many famous theatrical works. In the Abbey’s 2011 season, visitors can enjoy the classic dramas of William Shakespeare and other renowned Irish playwrights. The Abbey Theatre is always a receptive to foreign visitors.
National Museum of Dublin is a beautiful building that exhibits the classic Victorian architectural style. The museum has archaeological exhibits that honor Ireland’s ancient Celtic heritage. Beach
Some visitors might be surprised to find that Dublin city has 4 beaches. The beaches are beautiful and are nice places to take a walk go for a swim or do any of the activities that beach goers traditionally do.
Places to Eat
After a day, of sightseeing visitors will find that Dublin has many fine places to dine. We will comment on two of them.
This restaurant is a toned down establishment in the basement of Dublin’s Writers Museum. The food is flavorable, and the menu might include dishes like hearty pea-and-smoked-bacon soup or clam-studded risotto.
No visit to Dublin is complete without a taste of the city’s signature treat: a bag of greasy, deliciously crunchy fried cod and chips. And there’s no better place to sample it than at Leo Burdocks. This restaurant has hosted such notables as Tom Cruise and Bruce Springsteen.
Ireland is famous for its Pubs and Dublin city has some great ones. If visitors decide that they want to sample the nightlife, they might want to start with the Alchemy Pub. The Alchemy is a hot new Pub that is located in the heart of the city’s entertainment quarter. The club has a high-energy aura and a friendly crowd.
Popular Hotels in Dublin City
Bewleys Hotel Ballsbridge
The Bewleys Hotel Ballbridge is a 3 star hotel with a convenient location. The rooms feature plasma screens with multi channel TV, complimentary toiletries, fluffy duvets, hypo allergenic pillows and state of the art bathrooms. Rates start at €64.22.
Radisson Blu St Helen Hotel
The Radisson Blu St Helens is a 5 star hotel that is located next to the city’s main traffic artery. The rooms come equipped with climate controls, personal safes, full-sized work desks, direct dial phones with voice mail and fax, satellite TV, beverage stations and minibars. Rooms start at €110.2.
Conrad Hotel Dublin
The Conrad Dublin is a 5 star hotel that is located near some of the city’s main tourist attractions. The luxurious rooms provide sound systems, minibars and beverage stations, luxury linens and bedding, full-sized work desks, separate lounge/sleeping rooms, direct dial phones with voice mail and fax service, and full marble bathrooms. Rates start at €180.59.