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Name Category Location
 
Bank of Ireland
Across the street from the west facade of Trinity...
Financial Institutions The Southside
 
Chester Beatty Library
A connoisseur's delight, this "library" is...
Libraries Dublin West
 
Christ Church Cathedral
From its exterior, you'd never guess that the...
Religious Sites Dublin West
 
City Hall
Facing the Liffey from Cork Hill at the top of...
Government Buildings Dublin West
 
Custom House
Seen at its best when reflected in the waters of...
Government Buildings The Northside
 
Dublin Castle
As seat and symbol of the British rule of Ireland...
Castles / Palaces Dublin West
 
Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane
The Francis Bacon studio, reconstructed here...
Museums / Galleries The Northside
 
Dublin Writers Museum
"If you would know Ireland—body and soul—you...
Museums / Galleries The Northside
 
Four Courts
The stately Corinthian portico and the circular...
Government Buildings Dublin West
 
Gallery of Photography
Dublin's premier photography gallery has a...
Museums / Galleries Temple Bar
 
Gate Theatre
The show begins here as soon as you walk into the...
Arts / Performance Venues The Northside
 
General Post Office (GPO)
One of the great civic buildings of Dublin's...
Government Buildings The Northside
 
Grafton Street
It's no more than 200 yards long and about 20...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Southside
 
Guinness Storehouse
Ireland's all-dominating brewery—founded by...
Museums / Galleries, Wineries / Breweries Dublin West
 
Ha'penny Bridge
Every Dubliner has a story about meeting...
Bridges / Tunnels Temple Bar
 
Irish Film Institute (IFI)
The opening of the IFI in a former Quaker...
Arts / Performance Venues Temple Bar
 
James Joyce Centre
Few may have read him, but everyone in Ireland...
Libraries The Northside
 
Kilmainham Gaol
Leaders of many failed Irish rebellions spent...
Museums / Galleries Dublin West
 
Meeting House Square
A spectacular retractable canopy of four 70-foot...
Squares Temple Bar
 
Merrion Square
Created between 1762 and 1764, this tranquil...
Squares The Southside
 
National Gallery of Ireland
Caravaggio's The Taking of Christ (1602), Van...
Museums / Galleries The Southside
 
National Library
Along with works by W. B. Yeats (1923), George...
Libraries The Southside
 
National Museum of Archaeology
Just south of Leinster House is Ireland's...
Museums / Galleries The Southside
 
National Museum of Decorative Arts and History
Here, in one gigantic treasure chest, is the full...
Museums / Galleries Phoenix Park and Environs
 
Neary's Pub
The exotic, Victorian-style interiors here were...
Restaurants The Southside
 
Newman House
One of the finest examples of Georgian Dublin,...
Educational Institutions The Southside
 
O'Connell Street
Dublin's most famous thoroughfare, which is 150...
Neighborhoods / Streets The Northside
 
Olympia Theatre
One of the most atmospheric places in Europe to...
Arts / Performance Venues Temple Bar
 
Phoenix Park
Europe's largest public park, which extends...
Parks Phoenix Park and Environs
 
Powerscourt Townhouse Centre
One of the finest 18th-century mansions in...
Stores / Malls The Southside
 
Royal Hospital Kilmainham
This replica of Les Invalides in Paris is...
Architectural Sites Dublin West
 
Sean O'Casey House
A one-time construction laborer, O'Casey became...
Houses / Mansions The Northside
 
Shelbourne Hotel
The iconic, redbrick, white-wood-trim Shelbourne...
Hotels The Southside
 
The Silk Road Cafe
A great-value, Middle Eastern delight hidden...
Libraries Dublin West
 
The Spire
Christened the "Stiletto in the Ghetto" by local...
Memorials / Monuments The Northside
 
St. Mary's Pro-Cathedral
Dublin's principal Catholic cathedral (also...
Religious Sites The Northside
 
St. Patrick's Cathedral
The largest cathedral in Dublin and also the...
Religious Sites Dublin West
 
St. Stephen's Green
Dubliners call it simply Stephen's Green, and...
Parks The Southside
 
Trinity College Dublin
Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I to...
Educational Institutions The Southside
 
Wall of Fame
If you're strolling through Temple Bar and...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Temple Bar

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