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Bed and Breakfasts in Dublin
If you are looking for a vacation or a few days with your partner or your best friend, Dublin is the place to be, being the capital of Ireland and the most populated city on the island, surrounded by long mountains and farmland. Thinking about Bed and Breakfasts to stay in Dublin? Being a small city, most Bed and Breakfasts in the city centre are your best bet; there are several locations where Holidu has several accommodation options for your visit to this interesting cultural attraction if you want to spend a few days enjoying a couple or with a special person. Have a look at the selection we offer you and start packing your bags.Bed and Breakfasts in Dublin city centre with city views
The Bed and Breakfast options are located in the city centre with views of Connolly Station, St. Michan's Church, the cathedral and other historical sites of the city, offering comfort for your stay with that special person. Come here and enjoy a stay in a vibrant city with great food and excellent cultural activities! Enjoy spectacular rooms with toiletries, all with a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer, laundry service, Wi-Fi zone, are equipped with flat-screen, cable TV, kettle and a desk. You decide if you want to share with more people and meet some friends from all over the world.
Travellers and activities
One of Dublin's greatest tourist features are the museums that showcase the history and artefacts of human knowledge that once existed in Dublin. The National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, which tells the story through the archaeology of numerous Iron Age metalwork, weapons, religious artefacts and religious bodies from Ireland and other sites around the world. Then, the National Museum of Ireland-Natural History, this museum houses over two million objects exhibited and collected from around the world. The National Museum of Decorative Arts and History houses jewellery, furniture, costumes, weapons, Asian art and history exhibits. At the Dublin City Hall Exhibition, you can learn about the history of Dublin City and you can see the Dublin City Seal, the great mace of Dublin, and the city sword.Dublin for art lovers
Art exhibitions and venues abound in Dublin. One of the places you can't miss is the National Gallery of Ireland, where you'll find a collection of Irish and European art, including works by Burton, Turner, Monet and Caravaggio. Don't miss the chance to see the most modern and contemporary of Ireland's artists, a great show for modern art lovers at the Irish Museum of Modern Art and of course, the world's first public modern art gallery, the Hugh Lane Art Gallery. There are many museums to visit, so you would base your choice on your interest, time and where you are located.
In 2012 Dublin was declared a Global City by the Globalisation and World Cities Study Group.
Top 7 travel tips in Dublin
Unless you are staying in the outskirts of the city it is not recommended to drive. You can easily walk all around town or use the great public transport network, as driving or parking is quite an adventure! Dublin is well served by public transport making it easier for both locals and tourists to move around. You can use public bus, tram and rail services for walking tours to visit tourist attractions.Thinking about what time of year would you take a vacation in Dublin?
Dublin is a great year-round destination that makes it the ideal spot for a long weekend with friends, a romantic stay for couples and even a safe destination for solo travellers. It all depends on your time and preferences because there are attractions all year round, however, the most recommended times are spring, summer or early autumn. In winter, though, it is a great time to enjoy it and see how they celebrate Christmas time!3. Visit Dublin Castle
At the castle you can see the excavation site of the Viking and medieval parts of the castle plus the Gothic Royal Chapel. You can buy a ticket for a self-guided tour, be aware that access may be restricted by government measures, so check the website first and avoid any mishaps4. Enjoy a theatre play
Do you like theatre plays? Prefer a musical with some of the best actors performing classic hits and stories? Dublin is a cultural city with several theatres and venues where to enjoy great shows. Get your tickets to see the latest performances at the Bord Gáis or the Gaiety Theatre. Gate Theatre, Olympia Theatre and Tivoli Theatre will also have their list of shows available. Check your diary and see if you can get your seats. Relax and enjoy. It’s showtime!5. See Christ Church Cathedral
It is located in the centre of Dublin, and there are many things to see such as the beautiful nave and main building, you will find the organ and Musician's Corner and some tombs, you have the option to join a guided tour which are offered every day at set times at different times.6. Cycle around Dublin city
Hire a bike with a helmet, jacket and take advantage of cycle touring, taking in the historic architecture and experience the city as you cycle along through historic neighbourhoods as well as the nightlife hub of Temple Bar, the Italian Quarter and Parnell Square. Keep active during your vacations and see the main highlights on wheels!7. See Queen Elizabeth's College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity
Trinity college has an impressive history. It is one of the most visited buildings in the city. Walk around this elite university and marvel at the magnificent facades. The Library is a legal deposit that houses around 7 million books and numerous manuscripts, including the Book of Kells and a rare copy of the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic kept in the Long Room. The harp on which the emblem of Ireland is based on, is represented in the library by a 15th-century beautiful wooden harp.