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Dublin (Irish: Baile Átha Cliath) is the capital of, and largest city in, Ireland. The city is expanding rapidly, and as of the 2006 census, the population in the area of Dublin City Council was 505,739, the Dublin Region population was 1,186,159, and the Greater Dublin Area's population was 1,661,185.

Originally founded by the Vikings, Dublin is situation on the mouth of River Liffey, and has been the capital of Ireland since medieval times. Today the city is an important economic and cultural center, as well as being home to some of the best nightlife in Europe.

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Lonely Planet Dublin (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-03-20
Paperback (256 pages)

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Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Dublin is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sample a Guinness in a genuine Irish pub; soak in the academic atmosphere at Trinity College; or admire impressionist masterpieces at the Dublin City Gallery; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Dublin and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Dublin Travel Guide:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlightsand itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential infoat your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, literature, music, architecture
  • Free, convenient pull-out Dublin map (included in print version), plus over 25 colour maps
  • Covers Grafton Street, Merrion Square, Temple Bar, Kilmainham & the Liberties, North of the Liffey, Docklands, the Grand Canal and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Dublin, our most comprehensive guide to the city, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.

  • Looking for just the highlights? Check out Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin, a handy-sized guide focused on the can’t-miss sights for a quick trip.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Ireland guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

Top 10 Dublin (Pocket Travel Guide)

By DK Eyewitness

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2018-01-16
Paperback (144 pages)

Top 10 Dublin (Pocket Travel Guide)
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dublin is your pocket guide to the very best of this city in Ireland.

Immerse yourself in all things Dublin by visiting the greatest pubs, bars, and clubs, and learning the legends and myths of the Celts. Our Top 10 Travel Guide will show you where to enjoy Irish music, find fun things to do with children, and take excursions across Ireland to drink in its beauty. We'll lead you to the best hotels, guesthouses, and B&Bs; show you wonderful restaurants and cafes; and even fill you in on the finest Irish writers and playwrights.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dublin

True to its name, this Top 10 guidebook covers all major sights and attractions in easy-to-use "top 10" lists that help you plan the vacation that's right for you.

   • "Don't miss" destination highlights
   • Things to do and places to eat, drink, and shop by area
   • Free, color pull-out map (print edition), plus maps and photographs throughout
   • Walking tours and day-trip itineraries
   • Traveler tips and recommendations
   • Local drink and dining specialties to try
   • Museums, festivals, outdoor activities
   • Creative and quirky best-of lists and more

The perfect pocket-size travel companion: DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Dublin

Recommended: For an in-depth guidebook to the city of Dublin, check out DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Dublin, which offers the most complete cultural coverage of Dublin; trip-planning itineraries; 3-D cross-section illustrations of major sights and attractions; thousands of photographs, illustrations, and maps; and more.

Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin (Travel Guide)

By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Released: 2018-02-15
Paperback (160 pages)

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Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the cobbled quadrangles of Trinity College, kick up your heels in Temple Bar, and pour a perfect pint at the Guinness Storehouse; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Dublin and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin:

  • Full-colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Free, convenient pull-out Dublin map (included in print version), plus over 10 colour neighbourhood maps
  • User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time
  • Covers Temple Bar, Grafton St, Merrion Sq, Kilmainham, the Liberties, Phoenix Park and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Dublin, a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience.

  • Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Dublin's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Dublin guide.
  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Ireland guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

Frommer's Dublin day by day

By Jack Jewers

Frommermedia
Paperback (192 pages)

Frommer s Dublin day by day
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The city that was home to James Joyce, Maeve Binchy, Oscar Wilde, George Bernard Shaw, William Butler Yeats and scores of other brilliant men and women, is as rich, intellectually heady and welcoming a place to visit today as it ever was. The trick is how to make the most of your precious vacation time while in Dublin — not an easy task.

This book will help. It was created for independent travelers and boasts a practical, colourful format with useful, clear maps and expertly designed tours. The guide highlights the must-see places and offers knowledgeable opinion on where to stay, eat and shop.

- Includes special interest tours: Dublin's Heroes; Dublin with Kids; Georgian Dublin; Vikings & Medieval Dublin, Trinity College and the Book of Kells
- Details great neighbourhood walking tours
- Opinionated reviews of the best nightlife, shopping and dining the city has to offer.
- Helpful tips and all you need to know to make the most of your trip in the Savvy Traveler chapter.
- Exact pricing so there’s never any guessing
- Maps to accompany every tour as well as a fold-out regional map in plastic case.

Fodor's Dublin 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)

By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Paperback (128 pages)

Fodor s Dublin 25 Best (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Updated for 2018. Compact and affordable, Fodor's Dublin 25 Best is a great travel companion for travelers who want a light, easy-to-pack guidebook to one of Europe's most exciting cities.

  • DISCERNING RECOMMENDATIONS: Fodor's Dublin 25 Best offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their visit, providing great places to shop, eat, sleep, and drink for every budget.
  • PULLOUT MAP: A handy, weather-resistant pullout city map provides essential information.
  • GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND MAPS: Full-color pictures and full-size street maps cover the best Dublin has to offer, all in an easy-to-use package.
  • INDISPENSABLE TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS: Save time and space by having Dublin's top 25 sights and experiences in one convenient guidebook. Neighborhood walks show off the best of the city with self-guided tour ideas. Plan excursions outside the city with the Farther Afield section.
  • PRACTICAL TIPS: Travel like a local with our Need to Know section, filled with useful travel tips.
  • COVERS: Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin Castle, Glasnevin, Guinness Storehouse, James Joyce Museum, Kilmainham Gaol, National Museum, St. Stephen's Green, Temple Bar,Trinity College.
  • ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's travel guide is researched and written by local experts.

    3 Day Guide to Dublin: A 72-hour Definitive Guide on What to See, Eat and Enjoy in Dublin, Ireland (3 Day Travel Guides) (Volume 11)

    By 3 Day City Guides

    CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
    Paperback (72 pages)

    3 Day Guide to Dublin: A 72-hour Definitive Guide on What to See, Eat and Enjoy in Dublin, Ireland (3 Day Travel Guides) (Volume 11)
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    See. Eat. Sleep. Enjoy. A 72-Hour Guide to Dublin, Ireland. City breaks are perfect for those long weekends away. You go to a city and you’ve got only a short amount of time to see the sights, there’s no time to get distracted. But what if you don’t know exactly what to do and see? Which places to eat at? When the best time is to visit? With an exciting mixture of old and new, history and modern nightlife Dublin is the travel destination for anyone who desires a bit of the Emerald Isles. Travel back in time with a visit to Dublinia; stare in awe at some of the most breath-taking landmarks in Europe such as Saint Patrick’s Cathedral; toast the night away in one of Dublin’s many pubs, walk the gripping halls of Kilmainham Gaol or take a tour of the Guinness Storehouse as well as the Old Jameson Distillery to learn the history behind these renowned libations. It comes as no surprise that Dublin has so much to offer any one who decides to visit its good humored metropolis. Inside 3-Day Guide to Dublin: A 72-hour definitive guide on what to see, eat and enjoy in Dublin, Ireland:
  • History - we’ve put together a historic overview of Dublin and Ireland, guiding you through the stories behind the most famous landmarks of the city, uncovering its Viking roots and hopefully giving you some ideas along the way.
  • Climate - with a quick run-down of the Irish climate you can ensure that you visit Dublin at the time that’s best for you. Teamed with the city overview you can make sure that you get all that you want from this visit.
  • City Overview - home to legendary authors, international musicians and a bustling nightlife it is almost guaranteed that life in Dublin is never boring. The city overview lets you know what’s happening so you won’t miss anything that you might want to see.
  • Transport - Train, plane or road, however you want to get to Dublin, it’s all made simpler with our handy guide to transport to and around the city. This book is packed with tips and tricks to help you keep travel stress free and cross the city like a local.
  • Sight-seeing - helping you to make the most of your visit and turn your holiday into the trip of a life time this guide is full of attractions to suit any type of adventurer, including; art, theater, music, night life, history, architecture, museums, landmarks, parks, sightseeing and so much more.
  • 3 Day Itinerary - For those of you who aren’t sure exactly what you want to see but want to plunge straight in to exploring Dublin there’s a handy itinerary all drawn up for you. Filled with dozens of exciting ideas you can just pick and choose which parts you want to use and your trip of a lifetime is set.
  • Best Places for Any Budget - with comprehensive lists of the best places to eat, sleep and enjoy a night out all arranged by budget levels you’re bound to find something for you no matter what your budget is and what you’ve come to see.
  • Grab your copy of 3-Day Guide to Dublin: A 72-hour definitive guide on what to see, eat and enjoy in Dublin, Ireland to begin experiencing the best of Dublin, today.

    101 Amazing Things to Do in Dublin: Dublin Travel Guide

    By 101 Amazing Things

    Independently published
    Paperback (60 pages)

    101 Amazing Things to Do in Dublin: Dublin Travel Guide
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    Hey there! Congrats on finding the ultimate guide to Dublin!


    This Dublin Guide is now available on paperback - So what are you waiting for?!

    We think you’re so very lucky to be going to Dublin and this guide will let you in on all of the city’s travel secrets so you can have the best possible trip.

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    This Dublin guide is here to give you the inside track on:

    • the most delicious things to eat and drink, from comfort food staples like Guinness stew to dainty macarons
    • the most happening festivals, whether you want to get to grips with Dublin’s literary culture at a literary festival or you want to jump around to electronic music in a muddy field
    • jaw dropping historical and cultural sights you won’t want to miss, from Dublin Castle to the iconic Trinity college
    • outdoor adventures you won’t forget in a hurry, from white water rafting along the River Liffey to cycling in Dublin’s surrounding mountains
    • where to shop for authentic souvenirs so that you can remember your trip to Sicily forever
    • the best places to catch a show, some live music, and make local friends
    • and so much more awesomeness besides!
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    Insight Guides Pocket Dublin (Travel Guide with Free eBook) (Insight Pocket Guides)

    By Insight Guides

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    Paperback (144 pages)

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    Find the craic in Dublin with this Berlitz Pocket Guide, a concise, full-colour guide to Ireland's fast-paced capital. It tells you everything you need to know about the best places to visit in the city, from the party district Temple Bar, to the grand boulevard O'Connell Street and the ever-popular Guinness Storehouse. Handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around, and are cross-referenced to the text.
    The guide is full of ideas for enjoying this friendly and vibrant city, with our 10 top attractions in Dublin, such as the world famous Book of Kells, followed by an itinerary for a Perfect Day in the city. The What to Do chapter is a selection of what's on offer in Dublin, including pubs and nightlife, shopping, entertainment, sports and activities for children.
    The book provides all the essential background on Dublin's culture, including a brief history of Dublin and an Eating Out chapter covering the city's superb range of cuisine. There are carefully chosen listings of the best hotels and restaurants and an A-Z of all the practical information you'll need.



     
     
     

     
     
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