attractions in ballsbridge
Make sure you don’t miss out on the amazing tourist attractions that this lively and vibrant neighbourhood has to offer. Full of history, Ballsbridge is home to iconic stadiums, public parks, music and event venues that attracts locals and tourists alike.
Earlier known as The Lansdowne Road Stadium that was primarily used for rugby union and association football matches, the stadium was rebuilt in the year 2007 and was renamed as Aviva Stadium. A new and state-of-the-art stadium was constructed with a whopping 51,700 siting capacity. This is one of the oldest international stadiums in the world and the first international rugby match was held here in 1878. Visit this stadium if you want to learn about the150 years of Irish sporting history.
A gorgeous public park, Herbert was named after Sidney Herbert, who offered site to District Council for the development of open green space. The sprawling park features swathe of green lawns, ponds and flower beds and runs along the River Dodder. Herbert Park provides lots of amenities to the visitors like football court, tennis court and children's play area.
RDS (Royal Dublin Society)
The Royal Dublin Society is a philanthropic Society founded in 1731. The society aims toward fulfilling its commitment to encourage the wide economic and cultural development of Ireland. It is also a premier venue for organising conferences, exhibitions, entertainment and sporting events in a variety of settings and architectural styles. During your visit, you can also enjoy art shows, rock concerts, fun fairs and ice skating that RDS offers.