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  • National Museum, Dublin

    Housed in a graceful building that is itself a sort of exhibit (with classically Victorian architecture and a rotunda based on Rome’s Pantheon), th... More
  • O’Donoghues

    When Paddy and Maureen O’Donoghue opened this bar in 1934, they invited local musicians to perform each night. Considered to be the birthplace of t... More
  • Olympia Theatre

    This Victorian gem with its ornate molding and red velvet boxes is a Dublin institution, hosting a rotating schedule of stand-up comedy, big-name r... More
  • Palace Bar

    One of the oldest pubs in Dublin, the Palace Bar was once frequented by such renowned writers as James Joyce, Flann O’Brien, and R.M. Smyllie, form... More
  • Peter’s Pub

    There’s nothing immediately distinctive or compelling about Peter’s…but then, unassuming comfort is essential for a good Dublin pub. What is notabl... More
  • Phoenix Park

    Europe’s largest enclosed urban park—encompassing more than 1,700 acres—is set just two miles west from the city center. You can easily spend an en... More
  • POD

    Though Dublin’s better known for its pub culture than its nightclubs, this converted train station has been packing in crowds since the early 1990s... More
  • Powerscourt Townhouse

    This magnificent 1774 Georgian townhouse (which lingered in a semi-ruined state for years before it was transformed in 1981) is now one of Dublin’s... More
  • Shebeen Chic

    The latest addition to the George’s Street scene takes a humorous angle on the current economic recession. The owners have outfitted the bar-restau... More
  • Sheridan’s Cheesemongers

    The cheeses are displayed on long wooden tables and kept at a constant temperature of around 50 degrees. More
  • Smock

    Karen Crawford’s boutique originally began life on Smock Alley in Temple Bar before moving to the heart of Dublin’s fashion hub on Drury Street. Th... More
  • St. Michan’s Church

    Walking into this somber, dignified Protestant church with its magnificent organ is certainly impressive—but the star attraction here is underneath... More
  • Stag’s Head

    One of the oldest in Dublin, The Stag's Head has stained-glass windows, a massive mahogany bar, and a snug—a small, enclosed space where women in t... More

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