“Oscar Wilde once walked these streets, I didn’t know the rest of the locals were just as witty.”
Dublin, the capital city of the Republic of Ireland, is a cosmopolitan, bustling city, which literally buzzes with energy and excitement. However, the great thing about Dublin is that if you fancy something quieter, half an hours drive outside the city centre will take you to mountain walks, stately homes and gardens and fishing villages.
The city is a great centre for culture and you’ll be spoilt for choice with all the fine museums, art galleries and theatres. Dublin is also home to a great literary tradition, its native sons include Shaw, Yeats, Wilde, Joyce and Beckett. You can’t talk about Dublin without mentioning the architecture; walking around the city you’ll see everything from mediaeval and Georgian architecture to more modern buildings.
Dublin is a shoppers delight, you can buy anything from the latest fashion to arts and crafts. If you are looking for a gastronomic experience, Dublin boasts a vast array of restaurants serving haute cuisine to traditional pub grub menus.
Dublin offers a variety of things to see and do.