(tourists, young adults, a weekend, nightlife)
Located in the Southbank of the River Liffey, the Temple Bar is the top hotspot in the city. A treasure regarding nightlife. Cobble pedestrian lanes located in the heart of Dublin. The temple bar is the place that perfectly represents the Dubliner in front of the world. Traditional Live Irish Music is played seven days a week, and if you don’t fancy the folk’s style there are a number of pubs and nightclubs with a DJ set in.
In Temple Bar, you will certainly meet from the four corners of the globe, all looking for the same as you are: having a great time. Finding accommodation here is not any big deal as the place has a number of different styles of accommodation ranging from affordable hostels to 5-star hotels.
(shopping, business, one night, 2 nights)
Planning to do some good shopping while visiting Dublin? O’Connell Street is the place for you! This is a busy shopping area with an abundant offer of department stores, small and designer shops. Within a walking distance from Henry Street and Mary Street you will find two top popular shopping Malls in Dublin: Ilac Centre and Jervis Centre. On the same Henry Street, it is located the high-end Arnotts with designer brands. H&M, Mango, River Island, Mark & Spencers, TK Max, Peter Mark are only some in the long list.
During Christmas, like in most European Capitals, you will find a great Street Market. Another great place to stay in and enjoy your stay in the best way. This area has also a great variety of offers when talking about accommodation.
(solo traveller, nightlife, family, a group, a baby)
Now, if you are neither the sort of shopping traveller nor the nightlife adventurer one, you might be willing to enjoy a quiet however attractive place. I am sure Portobello is the district you are looking for. Known as the district of Art and Culture. The Little Jerusalem, also translated as the Beautiful Harbour, is a residential area located in the South side of the River. The Irish Jewish Museum, Bretzel Bakery and the Copper House Gallery, several pubs and fancy coffee shops and restaurants are only some of the many attractions of this place.
(with a car, with a group, young people)
Smithfield is a district located within a walking distance from the city centre and a main place in Dublin. Perfectly located between O’Connell Street and Phoenix Park. It offers excellent access to Luas (Tram) and Buses. Smithfield is a place widely known by its Familiar Festivals and Street Market. In the street market you can find typical food from different countries and loads of street activities for the young ones. And if you are keen on learning a bit more about whisky production, in Smithfield there is the Jameson Distillery which is also a Museum.
(young people, cheap, sightseeing)
The Trinity College area received this name because it houses the biggest University in Ireland, the Trinity College which boasts the most important Irish treasure: The Book of Kells.
It wasn’t by chance that the University was built in there. The place is the most central, accessible and known in all country. Close to Grafton Street, Stephen Green Park and Stephen Green Shopping Mall, the Natural History Museums is also only some minutes away from Trinity College area. This area is also widely known by the number of Hostels and Lower price accommodation.
(sightseeing, design, one night, a weekend)
The Creative Quarter received this name in 2012 due to its number of design shops and galleries, specialist businesses, design stores, pubs and fancy cafes.
Located between Dublin Castle and Stephen’s Green Park and Stephen Green Shopping Mall and within a walking distance from Temple Bar and Trinity College. This is one of the most interesting places to visit, and of course, to stay in. The district representing Design and Creativity also holds a great number of Second-Hand and Charity Shops as well as Antique Shops and the smallest art gallery in all Ireland – Ball Ban Art Gallery.
(business, 2 nights, sightseeing)
The recently known as Google and Facebook area, spreads in both sides of the Liffey River, boasting a mixture of Modern Architecture and Historic Building. Recently, the Docklands has become a High-End area in Dublin. It houses the beautiful Famine Ship Museum Jeanie Johnston, the Irish Emigration Museum, and the Famine Memorial and World Poverty Stone.
In the Docklands you will find the best 5-starts hotels and fine restaurants facing the Liffey River to give you a real treat.