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Guinness is one of Irelands most recognised signatures, originating in Dublin in 1759. The Guinness Storehouse building at St James’s Gate is home to Guinness since 1904. Guinness is still brewed at the plant and it also has a seven-story visitor experience dedicated to the history of the most recognised beer in the world.
Take a step back through time and learn all about the making of a perfectly brewed pint of Guinness. As Ireland’s top visitor attraction, immerse in the tale across seven floors that’s perfectly shaped like a pint glass.
Take a lesson on how to pour the perfect pint of Guinness in the Guinness Academy or if you’re feeling adventurous upgrade with an intimate tasting experience with the Connoisseur experience. Take a walk through the magnificent world of Guinness advertising from the poignant Gilroy to Guinness dating back to 1928 right up to 2018.
The Gravity Bar, located on the seventh floor is the storehouses biggest wow factor representing the “head of the pint” with an astonishing 360-degree view of Dublin City. Relax and take in the breath-taking views with a complimentary pint of Guinness.
Dublin Castle is one of Ireland’s most influential buildings in Irish History. From 1204, it was residence to British monarch rule in Ireland and as a ceremonial and administrative centre. The castle was originally built as a medieval fortress under the ruling of King John of England. It was built on high ground which originally was occupied by Vikings. In 1922 the castle was handed over to Michael Collins, and the Irish state. This meant the end to British ruling and the formation of a new Irish state; this significant event paved the way to the creation of the Republic of Ireland and was associated closely with Dublin Castle. Succeeding Irish governments have continued to use the castle for necessary national events such as state dinners and commemorations. From 1938, each one of Ireland’s presidents has been inaugurated in Dublin Castle.
Dundrum Town Centre
Grafton Street Shopping Area
The most popular street for shopping in Dublin, it is home to names such as Brown Thomas, Tommy Hilfiger, Ted Baker, Levi and Victoria Secrets to name a few.
Grafton Street is also popular with buskers, with some of the worlds most famous acts busking on the very famous street such as Bono from U2, Paddy Casey, Glenn Hansard from The Frames, and Damien Rice.
Henry Street Shopping Area
Lined with department stores and malls, Henry street is Dublin City’s second popular street for shopping. There are a lot of local traders displaying their individual wares down the centre of the street, finding good bargains.
Temple Bar is a busy riverside entertainment hub, spread over cobbled pedestrian pathways. It is promoted as Dublin’s Cultural Quarter with crowded pubs offering love traditional folk music with an array of cuisine offered in the local restaurants.
Trinity College Dublin
Trinity College Dublin is Irelands oldest and most esteemed university founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I. The campus is located in the centre of the city however it is an array of a series of traditional quadrangles offering a sanctuary of peace and tranquillity amongst the bustle of Dublin City Centre. Trinity’s culture of independent intellectual has formed the most authentic minds such as Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, William Rowan Hamilton and Ernest Walton to name a few.
Trinity College Dublin is also home to the “Book of Kell’s”, which contains the four gospels in Latin and is one of the western worlds most treasured items.
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