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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Neighborhood
“Cannot be missed. Hire bikes from the park entrance of the Dublin Bike scheme from in front of Kilmainham Gaol (credit card required, €5 for 3 days). Park is vast and features Dublin Zoo, Stately homes and beautiful tea shops. Full of beautiful wild deer. 20 minutes walk from house. ”
  • 549 locals recommend
  • 4 Experiences
Brewery
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“A favourite amongst tourists, and well deserved. Book in advance to avoid long queues. ”
  • 427 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Park
“Stephen's Green Shopping Centre is a large indoor shopping centre located at the top of Grafton Street on the Southside of Dublin. It is named after St. Stephen's Green, a major city park situated across the road from its main entrance.”
  • 329 locals recommend
  • 24 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
Distillery
“The historic Jameson distillery is located across the road from the property”
  • 193 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
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
Government Building
“There is so much to see in Dublin Castle, you won't be disappointed. The oldest tower dates back to 1228. The grounds are free to walk around, visit the gardens and the Chester Beatty Library while you're there.”
  • 134 locals recommend
  • 23 Experiences
Pedestrian Plaza
“Best Shopping area in Dublin. Favorites are of course Brown Thomas, Otehr Stories and the new White Company”
  • 186 locals recommend
Church
“Beautiful Cathedral near the city centre. Jonathon Swift the writer of Gulliver’s Travels was Dean here. There is a beautiful park beside the Cathedral. Go for a stroll and admire the red brick buildings built by Lord Iveagh for his workers in the Guinness Factory.”
  • 155 locals recommend
  • 2 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
Art Museum
“Great art collection - modern and ancient! Beautiful building too ... close to our parliament too!!”
  • 125 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
Music Venue
“The 3Arena is an indoor amphitheatre located at North Wall Quay in the Dublin Docklands in Dublin, Ireland. The venue opened as The O₂ on 16 December 2008. It was built on the site of the former Point Theatre, a smaller music venue which operated from 1988 to 2007, retaining only some of the outer facade.”
  • 101 locals recommend
Theater
“Fantastic Theatre - the venue for a the big West-End & Broadway shows visiting Dublin. Book in advance for popular shows, but tickets are held back for all events, so always check availability.”
  • 115 locals recommend