A Visitors Guide To Dublin Ireland
You are going to Dublin, Ireland. Maybe it is your first trip or maybe you are a return visitor. Either way it is always a good idea to make a few travel plans before you pack your bags.
When you plan a trip to Dublin there are some things to keep in mind. The weather is always something to be prepared for. You will find that the weather in Dublin is always changing and it is certainly not something you can count on. Even in July and August when the weather is at its warmest it still does not get hot. If there is a warm and sunny day it is a good plan to have a jacket with you because it can turn cool, windy or even rainy in a very short amount of time.
There may not be one outstanding attraction in Dublin but that does not mean there are not plenty of things to see and do. Check out both sides of the River Liffey and you will be able to keep pretty busy. At the bottom of Grafton Street is the Molly Malone statue.
If you are interested in shopping you will want to stay on the south side of Dublin after viewing the Molly Malone Statue because this is where you will find the best shopping. The citys museums are also mostly located in this area of Dublin. Want to see both of Dublins cathedrals? They are on the south side of the River Iffey, too.
Save some time for the north side of the city of Dublin. Moore Street and Henry Street are interesting places to visit because of the atmosphere. You will also find a museum or two and places to eat.
One of the largest city parks in the world is located in Dublin. The Phoenix Park has 1730 acres and is bigger than both Central Park and Hyde Park.
If your pocketbook starts to run low there are things you can do in Dublin that are not expensive. Save some money at the movies when you go before 6pm. For cheaper travel in the city of Dublin you can take the inter-city rail network. When you take the inter-city rail network you can stop at places of interest.
You will also find that all five national museums and galleries are free of charge to visitors. This is quite a bonus for anyone who enjoys spending time at museums. You can see all the displays at the Museum of Decorative Arts and History, the National Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery and the Museum of National History.
If you enjoyed Phoenix Park you may want to visit one of the other parks in Dublin. Take your lunch along and head for the gardens in Dublin Castle or the Iveagh Gardens. St. Stephens Green is also a lovely place to picnic.
When the weather is nice there are several parks in Dublin besides Phoenix Park. You can pack up a nice picnic lunch and eat at St. Stephens Green, the gardens in Dublin Castle or the Iveagh Gardens.
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