Hidden Gems in Dublin Leave a Comment / By admica / May 30, 2019 Dublin is a dynamic city, small in size but brimming with things to do. Super accessible on foot, the city offers endless opportunity for adventure and exploration.While many people come to Dublin to see the main attractions—the Guinness Storehouse, Trinity College, and Temple Bar, for example—there are an awful lot of amazing places off the beaten track. Hop On Hop Off BusA Hop On Hop Off bus is a great introduction to the city and there are a few options to choose from in Dublin. Spend a day exploring every inch of the city, taking in the sights and getting a real feel for the buzz of the city. The Guinness StorehouseLearn all about how this iconic beer is brewed, learn how to pour the perfect pint and then enjoy sipping it while taking in the breathtaking view in the Gravity Bar. The Jameson DistilleryThere’s little more Irish than a great whiskey. Learn all about the Jameson Distillery with a tour and whiskey tasting. IMMAThe Irish Museum of Modern Art, set in the historic buildings of the Collins Barracks, houses an extensive permanent collection of art as well as hosts many exhibitions throughout the year. The National Gallery of IrelandThe National Gallery of Ireland has a rich and varied programme of world-class exhibitions throughout the year, and offers a space to explore creativity for the whole family. Trinity College and the Book of KellsA must see for anyone visiting Dublin, explore the iconic 18th century buildings of Trinity College and the historic Book of Kells. Science Gallery DublinScience Gallery Dublin is where art and science collide. Because there is no permanent collection, there is always something new, exciting and intriguing on offer. Merrion SquareA flower-filled square in the city centre where you can wander or sit and enjoy the quiet amidst the bustling city. This is also where you’ll find the iconic statue of Oscar Wilde. Phoenix ParkVisit the largest enclosed public park in Europe and you might even be lucky enough to sight a herd of the resident deer. Phoenix Park is also home to the Dublin Zoo The Grand CanalTake a scenic stroll along the Grand Canal through the picturesque suburbs of Portobello and Harold’s Cross. Day Trips to the CoastThe coast towns of Howth, Malahide, Bray, Greystones and Dun Laoghaire are just a short DART ride away and have lots to offer including seaside walks, beautiful parks and delicious food markets.