Day Out in Dublin

 

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Our Northside location on the Quays in City Centre is walking distance to many of Dublin’s top attractions and historical sites. Here, we’ve suggested a just a few spots to check out while in Dublin - whether you’re a visitor or a local.

Psst - The Visitor Centre can give you loads more tips! Walking Distance: 500 meters, 6 min. A visitor’s one-stop shop for everything around town - store your luggage, discover things to do, book sightseeing tours, day trips, pick up Dublin maps, find out the best places to eat and drink, and more. More information: www.dublinvisitorcentre.ie

… And of course, swing by after for some of our summertime dining picks and lovely August specials.


Ha'Penny Bridge

1. THE HA’PENNY BRIDGE

Walking Distance: 43 meters, 1 min

Located just beside Yamamori North, this iconic pedestrian Dublin bridge spans the Northside and Southside Quays- from Temple Bar, (Dublin 2) to Liffey Street Lower (Dublin 1). Built in 1816, it gets its memorable name from the original “ha’penny” toll charged to cross the bridge. It’s estimated that over 25,000 people cross The Ha’Penny Bridge every day.

Learn more here: The Culture Trip: A History Of Dublin's Ha’penny Bridge In 1 Minute


2. General Post Office and the GPO Witness History Museum

Walking Distance: 550 meters, 7 min

Located within the historic GPO (General Post Office) building on O’Connell Street GPO Witness History is an interactive and multimedia experience of major pivotal points in modern Irish history including the 1916 Easter Rising, the Irish War of Independence, the Irish Civil War. A must see in Dublin. Official Website


The Abbey Theatre

3. The Abbey Theatre 

Walking Distance: 550 meters, 7 min

Fancy a play? The Abbey Theatre (Irish: Amharclann na Mainistreach) was founded as a national theatre for Ireland by W.B. Yeats and Lady Gregory in 1904. Located int he heart of North City Centre, The Abbey is a jewel of Irish theatre, programming a diverse and robust set of shows and festivals all year round.

More information: www.abbeytheatre.ie


Image from    dublintown.ie

Image from dublintown.ie

4. NATIONAL leprechaun museum

Walking Distance: 290 metres, 4 min

Claiming to be the first leprechaun museum in the world, The Irish Times has also referred to it as the "Louvre of leprechauns”. Located on Jervis Street just 290m from Yamamori North City, this popular attraction explores Irish history, folklore, and has larger-than-life replicas perfect for the whole family. Bonus: the Dark Land night tour (image to left) is exclusively adults only, and explores the dark side of Irish folklore. leprechaunmuseum.ie


TEMPLE+BAR

5. TEMPLE BAR

Walking Distance: 290 metres, 4 min

Hop over the Ha’Penny Bridge and right into this famous district in Dublin City Centre. Temple Bar, also known as the “cultural quarter,” is hundreds of years old and offers an incredibly diverse array of world-class eateries and pubs, clubs and traditional Irish music session venues, local markets, art studios and galleries, walking tours, and much more. (See our map below for a quick route between Yamamori and Temple Bar!)

Find out more about Temple Bar and it many attractions and year-round festivals here: www.lovetemplebar.com


Coming over to North City from Temple Bar? Here’s how to find us!

Coming over to North City from Temple Bar? Here’s how to find us!