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Dublin Docklands - The Convention Centre 1. Summer is considered the most favorable time for rest. During this time of year the temperature is about 20 degrees and it rains extremely rare, so nothing can prevent tourists from their excursion programs.
2. Trains remain the most optimal form of public transport. By their means tourists can easily get not only to any part of the city, but also to nearby neighborhoods. The city is distinguished by a well-developed bus system. However, taxi rates are quite high. Tourists who expect to use public transport a lot are recommended to purchase a special pass.
3. Fans of shopping should definitely not forget to visit Kildare Village Market. The name of the market can be literally translated as "Village of sales". This is the place where visitors can buy you can buy clothing by top brands with huge discounts, as well as other high quality goods on very affordable rates.
4. Many museums offer free entrance, so travelers do not have to deny themselves the pleasure to visit famous sights of Dublin in order to save money. National Gallery, the Botanical Garden, National Library, Scientist Gallery, Museum of Art and many other cultural facilities can be visited absolutely free of charge.
5. Budget travelers are recommended to purchase a discount card called Dublin Pass, which can be got in all tourist offices. It entitles its owner the right to a reduced fare in public transport, as well as discounts for some exhibitions, in many shops and restaurants. The pass can be valid for a period from one to six days, and it costs from 29 to 89 euros. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Smoking in public places is prohibited in the city. Violators of this rule will have to deal with large fines. Smokers should pay attention to different signs and marks. As a rule, special smoking areas can be found next to every public agency and trading center.
7. The best way to visit excursions is together with a tour group. In this case travellers can count on discounts. Pensioners and students are also eligible for discounted tickets to theater and museum, but for this purpose they will need to prepare all necessary documents and certificates that confirm their status in advance.
Dublin Castle is the main historical attraction of the city. The beautiful construction was built during the colonial era. This is a powerful fortification with thick walls surrounded by a … Open
8. When entering one of local pubs, tourists should definitely order a glass of beer. This is the local rule of etiquette. Tourists who do not like alcoholic drinks are recommended trying special light sorts of beer.
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The remarkable architecture surprises not only with the impressive figure, but also with the unique interior structure. The length of the corridor, which leads into the burial chamber, is 19 meters, composed of huge stone monoliths weighing 40 tons. The archaeologists discovered the ancient burial accessories in the excavation research. On some monoliths one can still see today the preserved cut-out patterns. … Read further

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Ireland: travelling advices

7. Try not only the local dark Guinness beer but Irish whiskey in local pubs. It is matured for about 7 years, so it has a unique saturated aroma.
8. Ireland has a very low crime rate, which makes journeys comfortable and safe.
9. Leaving the country, tourists will be able to return VAT tax. Ireland has a tax free system. For this, you need to get a special filled form when making a purchase and give it to employees at the customs. The tax-free system applies only to citizens of countries outside the EU.
10. In Ireland, tourists are treated very kindly and with all the cordiality. You can fearlessly ask for directions or help. … Open
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Travelling to Dublin - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Dublin. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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