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Dublin in General
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Dublin in General
Date: 16/03/01, updated on 16/03/01 (50 review reads)
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There is so much more to Dublin , the captial of Eire than pubs and drinking.
There is so much to do in Dublin , to do lots you'd probably need to stay for about at least 5 days .
Day 1 - To break you in slowly take the Dart train to visit the local fishing villages with some fantastic restaurants on the coast . They are well worth a visit and the locals are extremely friendly and there are lots of little touristy shops to buy your nick naks early on .
Day2 - Shopping is fairly hastle free in Dublin as the main streets with the shops , Grafton Street and Henry street are Pedestrianised . If you are looking for something more cultural then visit the christchurch Catherdral and the Mother Redcap's Market near Christchurch Catherdral . The Market area has books , clothes , old ornaments and the typical food stalls . For designer exclusive shops the Powerscourt Centre in South William street is your place to be - art , antiques , clothes and acessories it's all there .
Go on a Hertitage trail all round the city ( I'd recommend comfy trainers for this one , there's nothing worse than sore feet o a walk ) . Go from the Trinity College University buildings which are to say the least very impressive , and is where Oscar Wilde graduated from . Then head off to Dublin Castle which is well worth visit .
Then onto the Parliment biuldings them onto the National Museum and National Gallery , which are again a great cultural experience .
If the last to days have left to tired and wanting a quiet relaxing day then have a stroll round the Bailey's centre to learn about times gone by with great audip visual shows . Then relax over lunch at one of Dublin's pubs with a guiness , many of the pubs are quite noisy with the tradional Irish music playing .
Visit the Coel tradional music centre and then take the Tour bus to marvel once more at all
the amazing sites and sounds of Dublin before you head for home .
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There are so many good pubs and restaurants with varying prices to visit . Taxis are quite expensive in the town , but the city has a good bus network . My advice is take your trainers as if your able to walking round the city it is a really enjoyable experience .
HAPPY ST PATRICKS DAY !!!!