Dublin is considered as the main city from ancient period. It is the capital and the largest city of Ireland. It is located at the starting point of River Liffey. Now this city is center for business and cultural activities. It is populated by less than 3 million people.
The oldest university founded by Queen Elizabeth I, dating 1592. The college is well known for its great collections of books, manuscript of 9th century, Durrow and Armagh and of ancient Irish. Totally it resides more than 200,000 of oldest books.
This island dwells lots of natural habitats. About 27,000 birds are maintained here. The island stretches for 300 hectares.
The cultural quarter started in 19th century is located in the heart of the city. It is totally covered by nature and attraction. The streets are filled with business people and art museums, theatres, cafes and attractive shops.
A trip along the Liffey
The river is about 120 Kms, which raises in the Wicklow mountains and ends to the Irish Sea at Dublin Bay. Many bridges pass over this river.
The General Post Office (GPO) lies on this street. The picture of Rising of 1916 and statue of Cuchulainn is also exhibited in the center location.
The Anna Livia, as well as a garden lies on this street which presents the remembrance for the fighters who lost their life during the Independence war.
It was totally surrounded by fence and surrounded by enough space for walking leisurely. Each sides measures about a quarter mile in length. It is preferred as a meeting place for students, workers, shoppers and tourists.
Moore Street Market
Moore is an outdoor market which sold fruits, vegetables and meat. This market gave a chance for enjoying the Dublin’s subtle sense of humor.
This Georgian building, designed by James Gandon, was destroyed during the Independence war in 1921. The 14 foundation stones stand for the Oceans and main rivers of Ireland.
This street is crowded by many local inns and hotels. These places are made popular by the frequent visits of famous literary greats and their families.
Casino – Marino
An 18th century neo-classical house located at Marino was a retreat house for James Caulfeildt. It is built with 16 rooms delicately adorned.
It exhibits most daring and dreadful events in Ireland’s manifestation from 1780s to the 1920s.
Lusk Heritage Centre
This centre includes a round tower; an ancient belfry and a church constructed before thousand years. The belfry resides an exhibit of various 16th century churches and tombs.
The museum was mostly attracted by its scenery study room with wonderful presentation of Irish flora and fauna through audio and visual effects.
The Castle dates about 1583 with eye catching interiors. It was acknowledged as a National Monument in the mid-1980s and currently under preservation.
The Phoenix Park
The park which is also known as Dublin’s playground was started in 1747. It is wonderful sited with calm walking area, nature shadow, grassland and gardens. It occupies an area of 712 hectares and ranks as the largest urban park in Europe.