Grafton Street Vacations
To appreciate the many textures of Dublin, step out and explore nearby areas such as Temple Bar, Dublin, and Ringsend.
Grafton Street offers some interesting museums, exhibits and show venues within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Book a tour, admire the building in which it is housed or simply enjoy the beautiful exhibits at the National Museum of Natural History, the Book of Kells and Button Factory. To catch home-grown and touring acts, book tickets to the Abbey Theatre, the Gaiety Theatre and Vicar Street, one of the area’s best-loved live concert venues. Head to the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art and the Chester Beatty Library and Gallery of Oriental Art, to get your fill of art.
If the sun is shining head outside and appreciate the nearby parks and reserves. Visitors of all ages enjoy destinations such as Herbert Park, Ringsend Park and the Sean Moore Park. There is a charming atmosphere here and well-designed garden beds and trees.
While you are here, head to the nearby local attractions such as The Spire, the Iveagh Gardens and the Garden of Remembrance. These are popular with travellers from all over the world. Learn more about Dublin’s past by exploring some heritage sites, such as Dublin Castle. Travellers who enjoy visiting sacred places will enjoy the serene atmosphere at the St. Michan's Church, the St. Audeon's Church and the John's Lane Augustinian Church.
Treat yourself to a new outfit, grab a bite to eat or just enjoy the atmosphere at popular shopping destinations like Powerscourt Townhouse, the Jervis Shopping Center and the Swan Shopping Centre.
For those without kids, there are some great places to spend time, such as the Old Jameson Distillery.
Discover Grafton Street’s passion for sports at Aviva Stadium. This is home to Ireland national rugby union team rugby union team and the Republic of Ireland national football team soccer team. After enjoying the game, follow local fans to a nearby pub or bar to relive the match’s greatest moments.
To make the most of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, check out the Best Western Plus Academy Plaza Hotel, the Croke Park Hotel, and the Gresham Hotel.