Dublin geografia

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Dublin geografia

  1. 1. Dublin's Best Attractions
  2. 2.  Situated on the east coast of Ireland
  3. 3. • It was founded in 1592 • Even today dominates the city landscape and the oldest buildings • Trinity College Library is home to more than an million books and priceless manuscripts.
  4. 4. • O'Connell Street is Dublin's main traffic artery and the widest urban street in Europe • The center has statues and monuments • Pride of place goes to the General Post Office (GPO)
  5. 5. • The two most important museums in Dublin are: • The National Museum of Archaeology and History in Kildare Street • The National Museum of Decorative Arts and History in Collins Barracks
  6. 6. • Ireland's largest church and the National Cathedral • Founded in 1191 by Archbishop Comyn • Renovated between 1844 and 1869 with moneys granted and raised by Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness
  7. 7. • The best known area for nightlife • It was developed as Dublin’s cultural quarter and retain this spirits as a centre for small productions…
  8. 8. • It is situated at Merrion Square West • Opened in 1864 it has around 500 major works of art on display. • Especially strong on Irish artists and Irish portraits the National Gallery has recently been expanded by the "Millennium Wing".
  9. 9. • Kilmainham Gaol is one of Europe's most notorious prisons and has been preserved in working order. • The leaders of the 1916 were executed • Today's tours tend to highlight this aspect more than anything else, making the prison more a republican shrine and not a piece of Irish general social history.
  10. 10. • It is the "Irish Stew" of castles, everything thrown in bits and pieces. • The original Viking fortress was expanded, renovated, torn down and rebuilt over the centuries. • Today a massive tower and the Royal Chapel look medieval while all administrative buildings are in more modern styles.
  11. 11. • The world's largest enclosed municipal park • Residences of the Irish President and the Ambassador of the United States • The herds of deer roaming free to the animals in Dublin Zoo. • Phoenix Statue and the Papal Cross nearby.
  12. 12. • Based at historic St James's Gate (Dublin 8) this is part of the original brewery. The exhibitions include the brewing process, the Guinness transportation system and a pipeline much maligned. • Highlight of the tour is a "free" pint in the stunning Gravity-Bar, high above Dublin's rooftops.

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