Travel Guide | 24 hours in Dublin

Posted by on April 28, 2013

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What’s special is that Dublin is home to great writers, natural spaces and dozens of great places to spend an enjoyable afternoon or evening such as the traditional taverns. If you only have 24 hours to visit this destination, all you need to do is organize a good itinerary and you can discover the delights of Dublin. If you travel to or have a connection in Dublin and have a day for sightseeing in this destination the first thing you can do is go in the morning to see the Neighborhood Temple Bar. Here you will visit theaters, bars, barracks and the Quartier and Temple Bar Gallery & Studios where we will see the work of contemporary artists in their workshops and exhibitions.

Dublin Famine Statues

Dublin Famine Statues

Dublin Panorama from Liberty Hall

Dublin Panorama from Liberty Hall

A few hours later you should include in the itinerary the Dublin Castle which is a symbol of British rule and was built in the thirteenth century by order of John of England, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. After seeing these tourist attractions you should be tired so you can discover the Guiness Store House, a great place to sample some beers and enjoy conversation.

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle

Dublin Shopping Center

Dublin Shopping Center

In the afternoon you should visit the library of Trinity College which is ideal to appreciate classical architecture, the Powrscourt Centre, a mansion that was the commercial center of the past century’s aristocracy. Afterwards you should go through Kilmaihan Gaol Prison where many rebels were tortured early during the twentieth century or go shopping on Grafton Street and Nassau Street.

Dublin Winter Solstice

Dublin Winter Solstice

Dublin docklands

Dublin docklands

To end the evening it is advisable to visit the Irish Museum of Modern Art or go to Harolds cross to see greyhound racing that is popular in Dublin. At night before saying goodbye to this city, you can go to a bar for a traditional beer and enjoy the nightlife of Dublin.

Dublin skyline

Dublin skyline

More on Dublin: Take a trip overseas | Visit Dublin.

Dublin photos: Ciaran C Reilly, HaukeSteinberg.com, catb – , Wojtek Gurak, Dave G Kelly, facileac, tubblesnap.

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