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Dublin is one of the most beautiful, trendiest, dynamic and friendliest cities in Europe. River Liffey flows through the city and divides it in two parts. Every part of Dublin is charming and attractive, and here you will find some of the best pubs in the world. Youngsters love Dublin due to its rich nightlife and fun atmosphere. Tourists have hundreds of options when it comes to fun and entertainment. From sightseeing in and around city, partying, visiting historic sites, landmarks, monuments to going in ancient museums. Time really flies fast when you are in Dublin, as there is never a boring moment.
Dublin has developed a lot over the last couple of decades. Today, besides all the historic sites, churches and beautiful cathedrals, Georgian style townhouses and charming squares, pubs and castles – you will also see modern shopping malls and large hotels, new architectural styles and good connection between all neighborhoods.
Majority of attractions in Dublin can be found on both sides of the River Liffey in the center of the city. Around two dozen bridges connect the south and the north side of Dublin, and best thing is to explore the city on foot. Grafton Street is a main district in Dublin, where you can find lots of shopping stores and traditional Irish pubs and bars. O’Connell Street is another very popular street lined up with restaurants, department stores, shops, as well as historic monuments and interesting statues such as the Spire of Dublin and the Nelson`s Pillar. The city also has a great nightlife and potent music scene. The best place to go for that is the Temple Bar. This is an area located south of the River Liffey where you will find numerous quality restaurants, pubs, bars, clubs and live music cafés. Visiting the Irish microbreweries is also a must thing to do if you want to get the real taste of Ireland.
Another interesting attraction is to go on a tour to the Guinness Storehouse. There you can learn more about the history of Guinness beer and the process of brewing, while having a pint or two. Phoenix Park and the Dublin Zoo are two popular attractions for the tourists. Dublin Zoo is located in the very large Phoenix Park, and this zoo is among the oldest zoos in the world. Dublin`s Iveagh Gardens are also very beautiful, with numerous water fountains, cascades, mazes and rustic grottos. In the center of Dublin you will find the Dublin Castle dating back from the 13th century. The fascinating Christ Church Cathedral from the 11th century, Chester Beatty Library with its rich collections, as well as the Irish Museum of Modern Art are a few other places definitely worth a visit.