Five reasons to visit Dublin
Dublin, Europe’s Tech hub, has plenty to offer attendees of Dublin Tech Summit. The centre of this mediaeval city has many different pubs, galleries and museums to pique your interest. The ‘Silicon Docks’ area is also home to the European headquarters of Google, Meta, and Amazon, among others.
Dublin is home to some of the world’s famous musicians and poets, whose songs and stories are present throughout the capital, and can even be heard in the busy streets. A city with a rich history, full of museums, yet also filled to the brim with bars and restaurants, locals are always ready for a pint or two. Dublin has been called one of the best cultural destinations in the world by Tripadvisor.
Here are five reasons Dublin Tech Summit loves Dublin.
1. Dublin has beautiful scenery
Dublin is located by the sea, meaning you can enjoy one of the many beaches surrounding the city, pint of Guinness in hand.The DTS team’s favourite seaside spots include Sandymount Beach and the Poolbeg Lighthouse, Burrow Beach in Sutton, Portmarnock Beach and Balscadden Bay Beach located in Howth.
In the centre of the city are some fantastic parks, including St. Stephen’s Green, The Iveagh Gardens and of course the Phoenix Park, the largest city centre park in Europe.
Also, just outside the city, you’ll find some extraordinary Dublin walking routes. Some long, some short, some easy, some challenging, but all stunning, and all unique to the Dublin and Wicklow mountains and coastline.
2. Dublin is a city that never sleeps
Dublin is known for being a lively city. During the day, you can find many talented buskers drawing crowds, and in the evening bars are packed. Dublin’s lively nature is undeniably part of its charm and appeal!
Due to the large selection of different pubs and clubs, you have the opportunity to experience something new every day.
After DTS, you will be spoiled for choice with great locations in Dublin for drinks and a bite to eat with some colleagues.Why not immerse yourself in Irish nightlife?
3. Dublin has a lot of history and culture
If you’re a history lover, Dublin has a lot to offer. There are insightful tours of the history of the city.
Dublin is a city steeped in history. A stroll through the streets of Dublin will bring you to noted landmarks such as Dublin Castle and Christchurch Cathedral. During your stay in Dublin you can dive into the history of the city and get to know Dublin from a different perspective.
You might also be interested in a visit to the National Gallery, Museum of literature Ireland or the Abbey Theatre.
With its origins as a Viking settlement, Dublin’s structure is greatly influenced by this period of history. There are various opportunities to find out more, including a trip to Dublinia, Christ church Cathedral or Wood Quay.
4. Dublin has a amazing architecture
One surprising discovery about Dublin is how beautiful it is. With a unique mixture of modern city features, historic architecture, decorative bridges, lush green spaces, and a tranquil riverside, it’s easy to fall in love with the city’s aesthetic.
As a former colony of Great Britain, Ireland bears the markings of this complicated history. Dublin was seen as the “second city” of the British empire and, as such, has beautiful imported Georgian architecture, which today is some of the best-preserved in the entire world.
5. Dublin is the home of Guinness
The famous stout drink Guinness originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness at St. James’s Gate, Dublin, Ireland, in 1759. It is one of the most successful alcohol brands worldwide, brewed in almost 50 countries, and available in over 120 countries.
The Guinness Storehouse is one of Ireland’s most popular tourist attractions, after all. Inside, you can discover the story of Guinness, eat fine food, and, of course, do some very important product tasting, while enjoying 360-degree views of Dublin from a ‘Gravity Bar.’ This attraction is definitely worth a visit.