While getting married in our beautiful partner venue Luttrellstown Castle, you and your guests might want to visit the city centre as part of pre or post wedding day activities. On today’s blog, we share Things To Do When Celebrating Your Marriage In Dublin.
St. Stephen’s Green
A historical park and garden, located in the Centre of Dublin City. The park itself hosts many sculptural monuments to Irish history, as well as being home to several species of birds and plants.
Established in 1662, Phoenix Park is one of the largest recreational spaces within any European capital city. The park leads to famous Dublin Zoo, which hosts numerous species of animals. The residence of the President of Ireland, as well as the United States Ambassador’s dwelling can be found in Phoenix Park.
The Spire of Dublin
As a must-see attraction of Dublin City Centre, the Spire stands in the middle of O’Connell street, just across from the famous GPO. The 120m high spike is an attraction not to be missed while visiting Ireland’s capital.
Book of Kells
Located in the heart of Dublin City, Ireland’s greatest cultural treasure and the world’s most famous medieval manuscript can be found in the magnificent Old Library of Trinity College. The 9th century book is a copy of the four Gospels of the life of Jesus Christ and a walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College Dublin will bring visitors back to the 18th century.
One’s journey through the world’s largest pint glass starts at its bottom and continues up through seven floors filled with interactive experiences about the rich brewing history. At the top, a pint of Guinness can be enjoyed in the rooftop Gravity Bar, overlooking wide parts of Dublin. The storehouse has been named number 1 visitor attraction several times for good reasons.
Founded in 1204, Dublin Castle has been at the heart of the evolution and history of the city. Being a military fortress and prison in the past, today the Castle is used for State receptions and Presidential inaugurations.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral
As the largest cathedral and one of the most important pilgrimage sites in Ireland, Saint Patrick’s is now one of the most popular places of worship in Ireland. Being built in 1192, the Cathedral offers both architectural and historical views.
The Old Jameson Distillery
With the Dublin visitor attraction reopening after refurbishment just in time for St. Patrick’s Day 2017, being part of this experience is a must do while visiting Dublin. On guided tours visitors can relive the story of John Jameson and take part in a unique Whiskey Tasting.
The National Gallery of Ireland
With free admission, the National Gallery also offers free lectures, tours and workshops to their visitors. Housing a huge variety of paintings and sculptures, every great European painter is represented. Picasso, Monet and Van Gogh are joined by special Irish painting collections.
National Botanic Gardens
The Garden traces its origin back to 1795 and has been open to the public in 1805. With growing plants of great scientific interest, as well as flower-filled glasshouses and the National Herbarium, the Gardens are an oasis of calm and beauty.
Traditional Irish Pubs in Dublin
The Temple Bar
Situated in the heart of Dublin City Centre, The Temple Bar is the hallmark of the friendliest watering hole in Dublin, constantly visited by tourists and Dublin locals. Ever since established in 1840, the pub is known for its daily traditional Irish music sessions.
Traditional music by musicians from every part of the country is played night after night in the Cobblestone. The laid back and friendly pub is built on a family tradition of respect for music and culture.
The Dawson Lounge
Named the smallest pub in Ireland, The Dawson Lounge has a capacity of just 40 people. In a warm and cosy atmosphere, it is almost impossible not to get to know everyone and have a great time.
The Long Hall
The Long Hall possesses all the old charms of Dublin City since 1766 and is one of the capital’s oldest and best loved pubs. Within an elegant and friendly atmosphere, people won’t be disturbed by loud music.
Contact us today for more information on pre and post wedding activities and to start planning your destination wedding in Ireland.