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City break in Dublin. Active leisure ideas for Dublin - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Liffey by Night Dublin will be liked not only by tourists who enjoy visiting various excursions and cultural attractions, but also by fans of outdoor activities. The city is home to one of the most famous botanical gardens in the country. The garden was founded in 1795 and covers an area of approximately 25 hectares. During a walk through the garden visitors can see a lot of exotic plants and flowers. There are also several greenhouses full of unique plants imported from tropical countries.
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 … Open
Dublin Zoo is the best place to meet representatives of local fauna and see rare breeds of animals. All the enclosures in the zoo are made in full accordance with natural habitat of animals, so they look very impressive. After an interesting excursion in the zoo visitors will be offered to make memorable photographs with animals, and fans of sweets can relax in one of the local cafes.
Travellers who want to escape from city life and relax under the shade of ancient trees are recommended to visit St. Stephen's Green Park. The park is equipped with a special area for picnics and a place for sports entertainment. There are more than fifteen beautiful parks and gardens in the city in total, and Tymon Park is a perfect destination for hiking and biking. Copyright
Carrolls Irish Gifts center in Dublin offers its customers plenty of tempting shops and a variety of goods. They sell inexpensive casual clothes and incredible souvenirs. Original keyrings … Open
Fans of water activities are recommended to visit Dublin Bay Beach that is considered the most popular one in the city. Dollymount Strand Beach is a no less attractive place. It is also well equipped for outdoor activities and sports entertainment. Fans of music and energetic discos will be delighted with a huge selection of pubs, bars and nightclubs. Interesting theme parties and entertainment programs are held in The Merry Ploughboy Irish Music Pub. Truly rich variety of exotic cocktails and beer will become a welcome addition to your rest. Ryan's is one of the best night clubs of the city. It has everything you need for interesting and comfortable stay - well-chosen music program, huge colorful dance floor, a cozy hall with soft furnishings and a large selection of refreshments at the bar.
Samuel Beckett Bridge Fans of gambling will be interested in visiting The Sporting Emporium Casino, which is located near the center of the city. Fans of shopping will be not disappointed as various shops and markets can be found literally on every street of the city. Mother Redcap's is known as one of the best markets in Dublin. Here buyers will be offered a great selection of modern clothing and footwear, souvenirs and antiques, as well as fresh products and delicacies.
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Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Dublin

Morrison Hotel Bar
Where: Lower Ormond Quay, Dublin; Telephone: +353 1 887 2400;
Where: 15 Merrion Row, Dublin; Telephone: +353 1 660 7194;
Stag’s Head
Where: 1 Dame Court, Dublin;
Where: 8 Poolbeg Street, Dublin;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Dublin
♥   Park 'Botanic Gardens' , 139 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Dublin
♥   Amusement park 'Funderland' , 3.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Fort Lucan' Lucan, 12.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Tayto Park' Ashbourne, 25.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Funtasia' Bettystown, 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Clara Lara' Wicklow, 41.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Dublin
♥   Water park 'Aquazone at the National Aquatic Centre' Blanchardstown, Dublin, 9.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Funtasia Waterpark' Drogheda, County Louth, 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash World' Tramore, Co Waterford., 144.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Dublin
♥   Restaurant 'La Maison' Dublin. Type - Classic French. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pig’s Ear' Dublin. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'SÖDER+KO' Dublin. Type - Asian. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Drury Buildings' Dublin. Type - Italian. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Fade St. Social - Restaurant' Dublin. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Dublin and surroundings

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Attractions and entertainment in Ireland

Ireland is very popular among fans of outdoor activities. The country features magnificent emerald slopes, plains, moors, and low mountains. A mild climate makes it ideal for hiking. Bicycle tourism is another demanded activity. During a walk, you can visit several historical places and castles of the country. Mountain rivers offer excellent opportunities for extreme rafting. Another popular hobby for locals and guests of the country is fishing. To fish, you will have to get a license. Fans of mysticism and ancient mysteries can go to Newgrange. This construction of the Celts has been built 4,5 thousand years ago. … Open
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City break ideas for neighbours of Dublin

Guide to your best city break in Dublin - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Dublin - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Dublin?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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