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3 days in Dublin

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3 days in Dublin
Is three days really enough to see Dublin? Try with this list.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Day 1
Dublin Bus Tour - Green Bus - Hop on Hop Off
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Dublin Bus Tour - Green Bus - Hop on Hop Off

The Green Double Deck hop on hop off bus. Dublin's original hop on hop off tour. Providing quality tours since 1988. Stopping at Dublin's major attractions such as Guinness Storehouse, Old Jameson Distillery, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Zoo, Convention Centre Dublin, Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Live entertaining commentary, Multilingual recorded commentary. Free Walking Tour,Free entrance to... More

The Green Double Deck hop on hop off bus. Dublin's original hop on hop off tour. Providing quality tours since 1988. Stopping at Dublin's major attractions such as Guinness Storehouse, Old Jameson Distillery, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin Zoo, Convention Centre Dublin, Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Live entertaining commentary, Multilingual recorded commentary. Free Walking Tour,Free entrance to the Little Museum Dublin, Free Kids, Free Map and Discount Guide. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Old Jameson Distillery
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The Old Jameson Distillery

Join us for a guided tour through the romantic past of Irish Whiskey making, learn about the Angels Share, Triple Distillation and above all the smooth taste of Jameson Irish Whiskey.Open 7 days all year, the journey begins with an audio visual presentation followed by a walk through the recreated distillery and culminates in the Jameson Discovery Bar with a complimentary glass of... More

Join us for a guided tour through the romantic past of Irish Whiskey making, learn about the Angels Share, Triple Distillation and above all the smooth taste of Jameson Irish Whiskey.Open 7 days all year, the journey begins with an audio visual presentation followed by a walk through the recreated distillery and culminates in the Jameson Discovery Bar with a complimentary glass of Jameson and a chance to become a "Qualified Irish Whiskey Taster". The Jameson Gift Shop, Bars & Restaurant all offer so much more than just a tour, but an exciting and engaging experience at the Home of Jameson Irish Whiskey. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Guinness Storehouse
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Guinness Storehouse

Located in the heart of the St James's Gate Brewery, GUINNESS STOREHOUSE® is Ireland's No. 1 Dublin tourist attraction. Our staff will be pleased to welcome you and bring alive a real segment of Irish history.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Temple Bar
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Temple Bar

Funky shops, eclectic cafes and hordes of stylish young Europeans have made Temple Bar one of the most popular tourist destinations in the city.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Day 2
Trinity College
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Trinity College

The building facade of Trinity College is among many constructed since the foundation of the College on March 13th, 1592. The design is attributed to Theodore Jacobsen, a London-based amateur architect, with the collaboration of Henry Keene and John Sanderson.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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The Book of Kells
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The Book of Kells

The Book of Kells is a world famous illuminated manuscript written in Latin of the Gospels from the Bible. It was painstakingly hand-written and illustrated by monks around 800 A.D.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: <1 hour
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Saint Patrick's Cathedral
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Saint Patrick's Cathedral

A magnificent cathedral that houses Jonathan Swift's remains (he wrote Gulliver's Travels). It is the only remaining cathedral in Ireland with a daily sung services. A small entrance fee is charged for tourists and all money raised goes back to paying for the upkeep of the building.

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Christ Church Cathedral
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Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral is one of Dublin's oldest buildings, a leading visitor attraction and a place of pilgrimage for almost 1,000 years. Famous for its breathtaking beauty, magnificent architectural features and wonderful floor tiles, Christ Church is also popular as a venue and is host to many high profile concerts throughout the year. It is home to the tomb of Strongbow, leader of... More

Christ Church Cathedral is one of Dublin's oldest buildings, a leading visitor attraction and a place of pilgrimage for almost 1,000 years. Famous for its breathtaking beauty, magnificent architectural features and wonderful floor tiles, Christ Church is also popular as a venue and is host to many high profile concerts throughout the year. It is home to the tomb of Strongbow, leader of the Normans, who captured Dublin in 1170. The Medieval Crypt, one of the largest in Britain and Ireland, extends under the entire Cathedral and contains The Mummified cat and rat, trapped in the organ in the 1860s. Less

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Day 3
Grafton Street
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Grafton Street

Main shopping street in Dublin, lined with boutiques containing the creations of Ireland's trendy designers.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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George's Street Arcade
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George's Street Arcade

When visiting Dublin be sure to checkout this little gem of a place, everything that you think thought Dublin would be like is in here, great little... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
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Powerscourt Townhouse Centre

The Powerscourt Townhouse Centre has absolutely everything for any tourist. The Centre itself is steeped in history and houses a vast array of shopping from fashion, Jewellery, antiques, arts &crafts beauty and much more. The centre has numerous cafes, restaurants and bars suitable for all tastes. There are Daily tours of the Centre's rich history, A famous Irish Dancing Museum and... More

The Powerscourt Townhouse Centre has absolutely everything for any tourist. The Centre itself is steeped in history and houses a vast array of shopping from fashion, Jewellery, antiques, arts &crafts beauty and much more. The centre has numerous cafes, restaurants and bars suitable for all tastes. There are Daily tours of the Centre's rich history, A famous Irish Dancing Museum and theatre and also a Dolls store and museum.Facilities: There is an ATM on the ground floor, Baby-changing facilities, Free Wi-fi and an Internet Kiosk, Disabled entrance (at the Coppinger Row entrance) and Toilets and many more. Less

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre
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St. Stephen's Green Shopping Centre

Comfortable, three-storied shopping mall featuring shops and restaurants.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: 1-2 hours
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Bewley's Oriental Cafe
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Bewley's Oriental Cafe

Self-proclaimed to serve the best coffee in Ireland, Bewleys also provides a variety of sweets and savors to enjoy while surrounded by mahogany, marble sculptures and stained glass décor.

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