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January 2, 2015

Ireland’s Must See Sights

After seeing all that Britain has to offer, make your way to Ireland to see their “greatest hits” and must-see sights.We always recommend starting your first full day on vacation with a city tour to give you the lay of the land. Having a Local Guide show you the highlights and provide some tips on what to see and where to go is a great help, whether it’s your first or fifth trip to that destination.

DUBLIN
Dublin—Ireland’s engaging capital—welcomes visitors with its rich history, bustling streets, and lively atmosphere filled with its many pubs. Originally a Viking settlement, Dublin is now the island’s largest city and a popular tourist destination.

Must-see sights:
• Trinity College with its Book of Kells –Ireland’s oldest university.
• O’Connell Street – Lined with statues, this is Dublin’s main traffic artery.
• St. Patrick’s Cathedral –The National Cathedral for the Church of Ireland.
• Temple Bar – Check out Dublin’s cultural quarter with its outdoor cafés, international restaurants, unusual shops, and fun pubs.
• Dublin Castle – Occupied since its creation in 1204 AD, it has played an important role in Ireland’s history.
• Guinness Storehouse – Enjoy hearing the story of GUINNESS® and savor some of this world-famous beer.
• Kilmainham Gaol – A famous prison that once held key figures in the Irish rebellions, it now gives in-depth insight into the history of the struggle for Irish independence.