Dame Street Vacations
For a real insiders view of Dublin, pull on some comfortable shoes and explore surrounding areas like Temple Bar, Dublin, and Ringsend.
Dame Street has a number of museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Stroll around and savor the quiet of the National Museum of Natural History, the Book of Kells and Button Factory. Go and see a few of the popular live shows at the Abbey Theatre, the Gaiety Theatre and Vicar Street. The area is a great place for art lovers. Visit the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art and the Chester Beatty Library and Gallery of Oriental Art.
If the weather is good, do what the locals do and appreciate the local natural destinations. When Mother Nature beckons, visit Herbert Park, Ringsend Park and Dillon Garden, a place where locals come to escape the crowds.
While you are in and around Dame Street, treat yourself with a visit to The Spire, the Iveagh Gardens and the Garden of Remembrance. Brush up on Dublin’s history at Dublin Castle. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, pay a visit to the area’s holy places, such as the St. Michan's Church, the St. Audeon's Church and the John's Lane Augustinian Church.
If you love to find a great deal, browse Powerscourt Townhouse, the Jervis Shopping Center and the Swan Shopping Centre.
For those travelling without kids there are some great places to relax, including the Old Jameson Distillery.
Those with a love of rugby union or soccer will love the atmosphere at iconic Aviva Stadium, home of local legends the Ireland national rugby union team and the popular Republic of Ireland national football team. When the full-time siren sounds, follow the stream of local sports obsessives to a nearby pub to relive the match’s greatest moments.
After a day exploring the delights of Dame Street, stay the night at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. The Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel, the Croke Park Hotel and the Gresham Hotel are just three of the most popular accommodation options here.