Dublin is the capital of Ireland, well-known for everything from its outstanding pubs to its rich historical significance. From the famous writer Oscar Wilde to the modern band U2, a variety of celebrities have hailed from Dublin. Encompassing a picturesque crescent of land along the Irish Sea, Dublin offers allure for everyone from adventurous foodies to international artists. Set out to experience all that Dublin has to offer.
The Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham brings modern art to a stunning 17th-century building. The Project Arts Centre hosts contemporary exhibits and performances including art, dance, music, and theater. If you prefer to take in Irish music in a casual pub environment, head to The Cobblestone, where traditional Irish music sessions take place every day of the week.
Complete your trip to Dublin with ample helpings of Ireland's famous food and drink. The Brazen Head is the oldest pub in Ireland, dating back to 1198. Try the hearty stews or beer-battered fish. The Porterhouse distinguished itself by becoming the first pub brewery in Dublin. It's cheeky Weiserbuddy lager is a must-try. L Mulligan Grocer and Farrington's are other prime stops for craft beers.