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Conquest of the Air Element

Do you want to conquer the air element? You will have this opportunity during your holiday in Dublin. There is no strong piercing wind or other hindrances, such as slopes covered with dense forest or high mountains with sharp peaks, here. There are a lot of peats here. They are a suitable place for a soft landing. Therefore, conditions for paragliding, hang gliding, parachute jumping and skydiving are ideal in the vicinity of the city. You can apply to one of the clubs on a day off from the beginning of May to the end of September. They are opened in the city. You will be trained and engaged in your chosen aerial entertainment here.
The local residents are very proud of their culture and have great respect for travelers who are interested in local traditions and customs. The cultural traditions of Dublin are the result … Open

Voyage of the Vikings

You can put on a helmet decorated with Viking horns. It is made of plastic. You will become a passenger of a moving platform, made in the form of a ship. You will pay only 20 euros for this. You will rush through the city streets, scaring all the people you meet with a war cry. Dublin Docklands will be the final destination of your fun trip. You will board an amphibious boat and go on an interesting cruise along the Grand Canal. The guide will tell you about the Vikings and the history of Dublin during this fascinating voyage.

How to Explore the City's Surroundings

You won't be able to get around all the Victorian parks and Tudor blocks on foot. They have a great length. However, you will enjoy the surroundings of Dublin, going on a trip on horseback or on a bicycle. There are many rental points in the city. You can rent a bike here. You can pay with electronic money or cash here. If you prefer a horse ride, then contact one of the riding centers. A trip through the suburbs with an overnight stay at a farm, an inn or a specially equipped station will be organized for you. Copyright
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

Feed the Deer in Phoenix Park

If you are a fan of hiking and love nature, then visit Phoenix Park for free. It covers an area of 707 hectares. The zoo occupies part of its territory. However, you will have to pay to enter it. The park is open from 7:00 to 22:45 all year round. A bicycle rental service is available next to one of the entrances. Therefore, you can ride on special tracks on eco-friendly transport. You should make a trip itinerary preliminary. You will not only enjoy the beauty of nature but also feed the deer here. They walk in the park and are not afraid of people at all.
Garden of Remembrance (Dublin)

Excursion to the Cliffs of Moher

You can go from Dublin on a tour of the Cliffs of Moher. They have a height of 200 meters. They are located 270 kilometers from the city. The one-way trip will last 3.5 hours. You need to buy a ticket for 6 euros to climb the cliffs. Once you reach the observation deck of one of their peaks, you will enjoy a delightful view of the Atlantic Ocean and Galway Bay.
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You will see the Aran Islands in the distance. You will also make a decent and look at the beautiful rocks. O'Brien's Tower is also located here. You can reach it by a long staircase. You will be able to climb it to get even more vivid impressions of the view opened to you. Dunguaire Castle is located next to a natural landmark. You can also come here.
Custom House - Dublin

Ride on the City Ferris Wheel

The Great Wheel of Dublin is located next to Howth port. You will pay 9 euros per ticket and sit in one of the 42 booths. They resemble the cabins of an Alpine lift. There are buttons on its roof. You will be able to manage the guide's story with their help. You will ride it for 10 minutes and see the sights of the city from a height of 60 meters. You will also see the ocean and lights of the port. If you pay 75 euros, you will use the VIP-booth. You will drink champagne, listen to music and admire the stars through the glass roof while in it.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Dublin and surroundings

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Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Dublin
♥   Restaurant 'l’Gueuleton' Dublin. Type - Classic French. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Saba' Dublin. Type - Thai. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'One Pico' Dublin. Type - Classic French. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Greenhouse' Dublin. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Amuse' Dublin. Type - Modern cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Dublin
♥   Castle 'Clontarf Castle' , 4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Ashtown Castle' , 5.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Drimnagh Castle' , 5.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rathfarnham Castle' , 5.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Carrickmines Castle' , 9.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Dublin and around
♥   Art museum 'Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery' Dublin, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Irish Museum of Modern Art' Dublin, 2.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Notable celebrations and festivals in Ireland

The next day after Halloween comes another Celtic festival, Samhain. Locals cook special horns of dough. As so, they try to appease the god of winter. The day was timed to the end of the harvesting. It was believed that those who break their promises on this day would die. So, the festival was alternatively called the day of the dead. People used to kindle fires and hop through them, believing that it would help to purify the souls and drive away evil spirits. On December 26, after Christmas, local residents celebrate St. Stephen's Day. That's a commemoration of a martyr's death. He was stoned after his refusal to abandon Christianity. Children on this day dress up in the chimney sweep, smear their faces with soot and go to the streets, where they sing different holiday songs. Passers-by and neighbors give them presents and sweets. … Open
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