The capital of Ireland as well as its largest city is Dublin. The name comes from the Irish term Dubh Linn
that roughly translates to black pool. Since it is the capital city, one will expect a multitude of activities to keep guests preoccupied.
Sports enthusiasts can enjoy sailing, cycling, even indoor surfing and skiing. There is also the Gaelic Athletic Association
that lets you experience traditional Irish games. Golfers have a variety of courses to choose from.
There are also pubs and nightclubs to keep you entertained, as well as restaurants and cafes that let you taste local flavor
as well international cuisine. Several events are also lined
up all the year round including but not limited to festivals and celebrations around Irish dance and music.
Visitors can walk around the city or participate in the tours to appreciate the immensity of its history and culture. There are numerous churches and castles
including the Aras an Uachtarain, home of the president of Ireland. Other sites include the Dublin Castle and Christ Church Cathedral. The Georgian section of the city
is also intact and provides another side of the city. A good starting point is the Custom House, which is also used for government offices.
The oldest Georgian street is the Henrietta Street, where excellent examples of the periods
architecture are shown. The Phoenix Park is the largest one of its kind in Europe. It was completed in the 1700s.
Accommodation is not hard to find in a large city like Dublin.
Travelers will find that they can easily look for a place to stay
that will work with their budget and
still provide excellent rooms to sleep on.
The hotels are equipped
with modern facilities,
and warm ambience
to make your say in Dublin memorable.
Some of the popular names include Abberley Court Hotel,
Ballsbridge Towers, Carlton Hotel, Herbert Park Hotel and Merrion Hotel.
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