attractions in parnell square
Parnell Square is home to the city's most popular attractions. Whether you are fond of exploring art, history or culture of the city, Parnell Square is the place to be. So while you are in Dublin, make sure to visit the attractions like Guinness Storehouse, O’Connell Street and Dublin Writers Museum apart from the following sites.
Dublin City Gallery (Hugh Lane Gallery)
Originally known as the Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin City Gallery is run by the Dublin City Council and its subsidiary, the Hugh Lane Gallery Trust. This popular gallery exhibits modern & contemporary art and promotes public engagement and appreciation for the visual arts. You can enjoy exhibitions, educational programmes and publications under one roof.
One of Ireland’s renowned historical sites, Trinity College attracts half a million visitors annually. The university was founded in1592 and the vast campus is home to a community of scholars. The oldest and top ranked university of Ireland, Trinity College offers unmatched array of cultural, social and professional exposures. The university library has over 6 million volumes and is recognised as a top notch centre for research.
The Garden of Remembrance
Designed by Daithi Hanly, this gorgeous garden is dedicated to the memory of fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for the noble cause of Irish freedom. As the name implies, the garden is a place of quiet remembrance and reflection. The huge sculpture located inside the garden is designed by Oisin Kelly and is based on the theme of the 'Children of Lir' - a famous Irish legend which is a part of the Irish Mythological Cycle). The admission to this sprawling and beautiful garden is free throughout the year.