attractions in city center
As mentioned earlier, city centre has various historical and cultural sites. Being in the city centre, you can explore these attractions on-foot. But if you ever feel like taking a vehicle to any of the mentioned places, you can easily get the local transport.
Known as the secret gardens, the Iveagh Gardens are amongst the finest gardens and parks nestled between Clonmel Street and Upper Hatch Street and were designed in the year 1865 by Ninian Niven. Demonstrating the artistic skills of the landscape Architect of the mid -19th century and displays the unique collection of landscape features that includes stunning cascades, fountains and exotic tree ferns. Beautifully decorated and maintained, the gardens now holds the reputation of National Historic Property. A great place to stroll around, you can bring the picnic blanket while enjoying your lunch nature’s lap, it’s a must-visit attraction!
The famous Trinity College is Ireland's oldest and most prestigious university, situated in the heart of Dublin. Founded in the year 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, the campus is spread across a sprawling area of 47 acres, housing many buildings, which are both old and new along with two major playing fields. The Library of the college contains over 4.5 million books and huge collection of maps and manuscripts. To know the history of Ireland, Trinity College is the best tourist spot. One can scroll through the vast collection of treasures-The Book of Kells, 9th century illuminated manuscript- The Books of Durrow and The Book of Armagh, and the ancient The Irish Harp Book.
St. Stephen's Green
Designed by William Sheppard, St. Stephen's Green is a public park that features ornamental lake, spectacular waterfall, sculptures and a children's playground. The 22-acre park showcases original Victorian layout, variety of sculptural monuments and is also home to several rare species of birds and plants. The park is a lovely place to enjoy a day out with your friend and family.