Take a look at our list of the top 20 things to do in Dublin
Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. It was originally founded as a Viking settlement, then the Kingdom of Dublin became Ireland’s principal city following the Norman invasion. The city started to expanded rapidly from the 17th century and was briefly the second largest city in the entire British Empire before the Acts of Union in 1800. Dublin is considered a global city in all aspect, and has many landmarks and monuments which can be dated back several hundred years, as well as newer, more modern features and attractions, making it an ideal place for tourists. If this caught your interest, take a look at our list of the top 20 things to do in Dublin.
- St. Patrick’s Cathedral
St. Patrick’s Cathedral is without a doubt the most important cathedral of Dublin and Ireland, and hosts 500 thousand people annually. The building itself is more than 750 years old and is said to be the place where St. Patrick baptized converts hundreds of years ago. Apart from the wonderful gothic design of the building, another must-see here is the tomb of the famous author Jonathan Swift, who wrote “Gulliver’s Travels.“