Cultural Sights

Dublin is full to the brim with fantastic cultural sights. Why not download the free Dublin Culture Trail app for your mobile where you can easily find the information on the cultural sites that are of interest to you. Embark upon the fantastic Irish cultural journey on your next visit to the capital.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral

Saint Patrick's Cathedral is a truly historical building which dates back to 1220. The cathedral is one of Ireland's tourist attractions having been built in honour of the country's patron saint. The cathedral stands adjacent to the famous well where tradition has it Saint Patrick baptized converts on his visit to Dublin...Read more

Christ Church Cathedral

At the heart of the city of Dublin for almost a thousand years, Christ Church Cathedral has a rich cultural history which can be traced from the Vikings and the Anglo-Normans to the present. Its diverse architectural and sculptural heritage remains a source of fascination to visitors and pilgrims alike who enter this hallowed space...Read more

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College was founded in 1592 and continues its strong tradition of academic excellence to this day. It is the oldest Institute of Higher Education in the whole of Ireland. The college is the home of the Book of Kells, which is frequently described as Ireland's finest national treasure...Read more

Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle plays a prominent role in Irish history, contributing to the castlebeing a top tourist attraction when visiting Dublin. Dublin Castle was originally built in the 13th century but today is used for important Irish State events such as State receptions and Presidential Inaugurations...Read more

Kilmainham Gaol

One of the largest unoccupied gaols in Europe, covering some of the most heroic and tragic events in Ireland's emergence as a modern nation from 1780s to the 1920s. The gaol has received the TripAdvisor "Travellers' Choice Award 2014", making it a one of Dublin's most popular attractions...Read more

National Museum of Ireland

The National Museum of Ireland is the national museum in Ireland. It has three branches in Dublin and one in County Mayo, with a strong emphasis on Irish art, culture and natural history...Read more

James Joyce Centre

The James Joyce Centre is a museum dedicated to promoting an understanding of the life and works of James Joyce. Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet from Rathgar, Dublin 6, who is considered to be one of the most influential...Read more


The General Post Office in Dublin is the headquarters of the Irish Post Office, An Post, and Dublin's principal post office.The GPO is has a strong association with the 1916 Rising...Read more

Irish Traditional Music Archive

The Irish Traditional Music Archive is the national public reference archive and resource centre for the traditional song, instrumental music and dance of Ireland. Located on Merrion Square...Read more

The Ark

The Ark is a unique, purpose-built cultural centre in the heart of Dublin's Temple Bar, where children aged 2 -12 can explore theatre, music, literature, art, film, dance and more...Read more

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