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Out & About

Discover the best attractions is Dublin only minutes from Hilton Dublin. The Luas (tramline) just outside the hotel will transport you all around the city or you can walk to many attractions from the hotel. Dublin is a compact city and walkable allowing you to enjoy the historic Architecture of Georgian Dublin, soak up the local atmosphere as you stop along the way to visit one of our many traditional Irish pubs or enjoy our amazing food offerings in small quirky cafes and restaurants. We have picked our top 5 for you to enjoy.

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Guinness Storehouse

Guinness is Ireland's number one export and paid attraction. A nice 20 minute stroll from the hotel, it is a state of the art brewing factory turned museum. You will learn everything you ever wanted to know about Guinness, its origins, how it varies in different parts of the world and its quirky marketing over the years. The highlight of the trip finishes at The Gravity Bar where you can enjoy a free Guinness while taking in the best views of the city in a 360 degree all glass room. Along the way you will be shown how to pour your own Guinness.

Trinity College and The Book of Kells

All time favourite for all visitors, the beautiful buildings and grounds of Trinity College are a must see on your visit to Dublin. Located in Dublin City centre, it is a wonderful place to stroll through and relax in the heart of the city.

The book of Kells is a 9th century manuscript that documents the four Gospels of the life of Jesus Christ. The book of Kells is Irelands greatest cultural treasure and the world's most famous manuscript. After visiting Book of Kells, you will be brought to the historic Long Room - a library that is over 65 meters in length and houses over 200,000 books.

Dublinia

Travel back and see Dublin City in Vikings times, see what life was like onboard a Viking warship, visit a Viking house and take a trip down a Viking Street. See the weaponry and learn the skills of being a Viking warrior. Journey through Medieval Dublin and witness the sights, sound and smells of this busy city.

EPIC

Get hands on with Irish Culture and its past with our fully interactive museum - swipe through video galleries, dance through motion sensor quizzes, listen to remastered audio from 100 years ago and watch videos that bring Irish history to life. At EPIC you will discover the far reaching influence of Irish history, and the impact the 10 million Irish men and women who left Ireland had on the world.

Kilmainham Gaol

A visit to this former prison is an absolute must. This threatening grey building, built between 1792 and 1795, has played a role in virtually every act of Ireland's painful path to Indepdendence. An exhibition shows the history of the prison. On the tour you can see the cells that held some of the most important political prisoners in Irish history including Constance Markievicz and Robert Emmet.

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