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Top recommendations from locals

Brewery
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“A favourite amongst tourists, and well deserved. Book in advance to avoid long queues. ”
  • 427 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Museum
“Learn about this historic jail, and the role it played in the independence of Ireland. Also, much of the movie "Paddington 2" was filmed here ”
  • 244 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Pub
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“Temple Bar is a busy riverside neighbourhood, spread over cobbled pedestrian lanes. Crowded pubs host live folk music and DJ sets, and diners pack restaurants serving Asian, American and Irish cuisine. Quirky boutiques stock clothes and crafts by local designers. The National Photographic Archive highlights Ireland’s past, while the Project Arts Centre and Temple Bar Gallery + Studios shows contemporary art.”
  • 217 locals recommend
  • 35 Experiences
Zoo
“Good conditions for most animals. Plenty of space. Go mid-week. Very busy weekends in summer. Bring a picnic. Long Day!”
  • 114 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“Irelands oldest pub with great traditional Irish music and story telling. A must do”
  • 124 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Irish Museum of Modern Art. Worth a visit if you are interested in Modern Art. ”
  • 157 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Irish Pub
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“The pub has live music everyday played by musicians that come from all over the world!”
  • 165 locals recommend
Pub
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“Woodfired pizza served in double decker bus. Djs, craft beers and great local atmosphere. ”
  • 142 locals recommend
Café
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“Located in the heart of the city (and our favourite area in town) this restaurant has an excellent breakfast and brunch menu. Try the eggs menemen.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theater
“Art house and main stream cinema. Light House is one of Dublin's most vibrant cultural spaces with 614 seats across 4 screens including a cafe and subterranean bar built into the framework of an underground car park. Our excellent presentation and unique programming style has earned us the reputation as one of the best cinemas in Ireland with accolades from the likes of the Guardian Film Awards (Highly Commended Best Cinema) and ARTINFO (Coolest Cinema in the World). Chill out in our bar before or after your movie or alternatively enjoy craft beers, wine and cocktails from our bar in screen.”
  • 86 locals recommend
Pub
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“This is a great setting to enjoy a drink in a refurbished centuries old church”
  • 65 locals recommend
History Museum
“Located by the Museum Luas stop, really easy to get to, this is a big museum so allow yourself some time here so that you get to see it all. Might not be open on Mondays ”
  • 67 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great music scene and sprawling, yet tiny, pub. Whelan's is actually a couple buildings that have been joined together, so on one side it's a classic pub, on the other more lively and modern. Lots to explore here.”
  • 79 locals recommend
History Museum
“Dublinia is a historical recreation museum and visitor attraction in Dublin, Ireland, focusing on the Viking and Medieval history of the city. Dublinia is located in a part of Dublin's Christ Church Cathedral, known as the Synod hall. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Art Museum
“A stunning gem on a charming road in the very heart of the gorgeous old city of Dublin. Enter through the garden of Dublin Castle and you will be truly within the pale here. Local tip: Check out the Roof Garden , landscaped in a tranquil style to reflect the gallery. ”
  • 101 locals recommend
Pub
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“A bit noisy for this old fart but a great selection of Irish and international independent beers and spirits.”
  • 51 locals recommend