2 Nights Limerick, 3 Nights Killarney, 2 Nights Dublin, 3 Nights Belfast & 3 Nights London (DDE)

The Irish have a famous blessing, “May good luck be with you wherever you go. And your blessings outnumber the shamrocks that grow.” On this 13-day vacation, luck will definitely be with you. Why? Because Monograms has handled all your travel details for you, and what could be luckier than that? In fact, we’ve arranged your hotel reservations in Limerick, Killarney, Dublin, Belfast, and London; sightseeing; daily breakfast; transportation between cities; and intra-vacation transfers. Plus, a one-of-a-kind feature is the Monograms Local Host®, a local expert in each city that will help you feel at home and help your vacation be all you want it to be.

Your vacation begins as soon as you arrive in Limerick, Ireland, where your Local Host will greet you with an Irish smile and a destination guide to familiarize you with the city. We’ve arranged for you to have a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour, so you can experience this great city at your own pace. Similarly, we’ve arranged for a hop-on/hop-off sightseeing tour in Belfast, a perfect way to see Belfast and its many attractions. We’ve also included a ticket to see the enthralling Titanic Exhibition, where you’ll learn all about this famous ship and its ill-fated maiden voyage.

In Killarney, we’ve included a fun-filled jaunting car ride through the town and its national park. On your journey to Ross Castle, built in the 15th century, you’ll enjoy spectacular views of Ireland’s highest mountain range and the breathtaking Lakes of Killarney. In Dublin and London, we’ve arranged for you to enjoy guided sightseeing with a local expert, someone who can share the cities’ histories and inside stories like only a local can! In Dublin, you’ll visit Trinity College to see the famous 1,200-year-old Book of Kells, and you’ll see must-see attractions such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Ireland’s largest church. In London, we’ll take you to see the iconic landmarks, such as Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married; Piccadilly Circus; and Big Ben. We’ll also take you inside St. Paul’s Cathedral, where Princess Diana and Prince Charles were married, and we’ll take you to see the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.

You’ll have a full free day in Limerick, Killarney, and London to explore on your own. You may want to participate in optional excursions, such as an excursion from Limerick to the Cliffs of Moher, the world-famous cliffs rising 700 feet above the Atlantic Ocean with breathtaking views; from Killarney to the Ring of Kerry, with some of Ireland’s most spectacular scenery, picturesque villages, and panoramas of the magnificent MacGillycuddy’s Reeks mountain range; and from London to mysterious and fascinating Stonehenge. You may want to explore St. Mary’s Cathedral in Limerick, founded in 1168 and the city’s oldest and most historic building; take a boat trip on the Lakes of Killarney and explore Muckross Abbey, founded in the 15th century by the Franciscans; or discover the British Museum in London, with an immense collection of world art and artifacts. You may want to indulge in a drink at a local pub in each city on this vacation. Your Local Hosts will be available to help you plan your free time and arrange activities for you.

On this vacation package, we’ve also included your transportation and intra-vacation transfers. We’ll transfer you via chauffeured car/minibus from Limerick to Killarney. We’ve also included first-class train travel from Killarney to Dublin and from Dublin to Belfast (including transfers from/to your hotels to/from the train stations). Finally, we’ve arranged your travel from Belfast to London by air, as well as your transfers to/from the airports. We’ve made traveling seamless and easy for you—not to mention the sightseeing and guides we’ve arranged, the breakfast we’ve included, and the hotels we’ve reserved! Just be sure to grab your camera so you can capture this fantastic vacation!


Insider Benefits

Monograms is all about connecting you to your destination with unmatched insider guidance and support to make travel a pleasure. With a team of local experts in each destination, your Monograms vacation includes local assistance and tips that only a local would know. In addition to an expertly-planned vacation with great hotels and included sightseeing, Monograms means you'll get the VIP treatment from a team of local insiders who help you put your signature on your vacation.

Arrival & Hotel Transfer

Monograms greets you like a VIP when you arrive at your destination then whisks you off to your hotel with a friendly Monograms operated transfer, complimentary for guests who have purchased their flights through Monograms.

Hotel Check-In

Once you arrive at your hotel, your own Monograms Local Host® is there to greet you, help you get checked in, and share lots of destination insights with you to get your vacation started.

Sightseeing

Get an insider's look at the must-see sights with the insight and knowledge of an expert Monograms Local Guide. Delight in the stares of regular tourists as they slide you past the line and right into the doorway with VIP access.

Free Time

Your Monograms Local Host® can provide tips and suggestions and even help you book activities & excursions to make the most of your time at your destination, helping you drink in the local culture in just your style.

Dining

What better restaurant recommendations can you find than from a local who knows? From haute cuisine to hidden cafes, from street food to Michelin Stars, your Local Host® can give you the inside scoop on finding your favorite fare.

MonogramsGO App

To help you feel even more comfortable in your destination, Monograms offers access to our MonogramsGO app where guests can check flight, hotel and transfer information and customize their trip with a host of local suggestions.

City Connections

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, we'll get you to your train or plane, stress free with door-to-gate service. Your local Monograms team awaits your arrival at your next destination.

Activities & Excursions

Monograms offers a range of amazing experiences you can add to your trip, vetted by our team and perfectly coordinated with your Monograms package. Add them before you leave or on trip with the help of your Local Host®.

Airport Departure

Parting is such sweet sorrow. When you've explored all that you can explore and it's time to head home, your Local Host® will ensure a smooth departure, on time and on point, stress-free.

Day-By-Day 2019 / 2020

With Monograms, we handle the details so you can focus on the sights, experience new cultures and new destinations. From arranging the right hotels and seamless transportation to providing your own Local Host® and included sightseeing, we've thought of-and included-everything you need in an all-in-one package.

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FEATURED HIGHLIGHT

Your Monograms vacation package includes a jaunting car ride in Killarney. Hear your driver spin old stories and fascinating tales as you travel via a horse-drawn carriage through town, and see Ross Castle and the beautiful Lakes of Killarney—an amazing experience!

DAY
1
LIMERICK, IRELAND

5-Apr-2020

Céad míle fáilte—a hundred-thousand welcomes! Arrive in Limerick (nearest airport is Shannon). Your Local Host will help you maximize your time. This afternoon, your Local Guide will take you on a WALKING TOUR past the Treaty Stone, Bishop's Palace, King John’s Castle, and St. Mary's Cathedral to experience the wealth of history and folklore that this lively Irish city has to offer.

No Excursions Available on this day

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DAY
2
LIMERICK

6-Apr-2020

Today is yours to enjoy at your own pace. Your Local Host might have suggestions for you, like a visit to the Frank McCourt Museum, a vivid reconstruction of the author's childhood home, as depicted in his Pulitzer Prize winning Angela’s Ashes, or you could take a relaxing stroll through the People’s Park.

Excursions Available:

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher excursion

Price: Starting From: $33/person

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The Burren and Cliffs of Moher excursion

A haunted castle, Neolithic portal tomb, ancient stone ringfort, the soaring Cliffs of Moher - this unbelievable day trip is the very best way to experience the wonders of western Ireland!

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DAY
3
LIMERICK–KILLARNEY

7-Apr-2020

This morning, travel to Killarney by chauffeured car/minibus.

No Excursions Available on this day

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DAY
4
KILLARNEY

8-Apr-2020

Start your exploration of Killarney with a fun-filled JAUNTING-CAR RIDE through the town and the national park to Ross Castle. Enjoy the splendid vistas of Ireland’s highest mountain range, MacGillycuddy’s Reeks, and stop for photographs of the glorious Lakes of Killarney.

Excursions Available:

Ring of Kerry

Price: Starting From: $35/person

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Ring of Kerry

Experience one of Ireland's most scenic drives on this fantastic half-day Ring of Kerry discovery!

Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head

Price: Starting From: $37/person

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Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head

Discover County Kerry's rugged Atlantic coast on this brilliant day trip featuring the Dingle Peninsula; Slea Head, Europe's westernmost point; and free time in the quaint market town of Dingle!

Gap of Dunloe

Price: Starting From: $68/person

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Gap of Dunloe

From historic cottages and legendary castles to a horse-drawn jaunting car ride and cruise across the Lakes of Killarney, this half-day excursion to the famed Gap of Dunloe has it all!

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DAY
5
KILLARNEY

9-Apr-2020

Enjoy this colorful resort on your own today, or take up one of your Local Host’s suggestions. A stroll through Killarney National Park and a cup of tea in the Deenagh Lodge Tearoom, which dates back to 1834, or a visit to St. Mary’s Cathedral, used as shelter during the Great Famine and home to an impressive collection of stained-glass windows.

Excursions Available:

Ring of Kerry

Price: Starting From: $35/person

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Ring of Kerry

Experience one of Ireland's most scenic drives on this fantastic half-day Ring of Kerry discovery!

Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head

Price: Starting From: $37/person

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Dingle Peninsula and Slea Head

Discover County Kerry's rugged Atlantic coast on this brilliant day trip featuring the Dingle Peninsula; Slea Head, Europe's westernmost point; and free time in the quaint market town of Dingle!

Gap of Dunloe

Price: Starting From: $68/person

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Gap of Dunloe

From historic cottages and legendary castles to a horse-drawn jaunting car ride and cruise across the Lakes of Killarney, this half-day excursion to the famed Gap of Dunloe has it all!

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DAY
6
KILLARNEY–DUBLIN

10-Apr-2020

Travel to Dublin by TRAIN (with change at Mallow).

Excursions Available:

Traditional Irish Music Pub Crawl

Price: Starting From: $19/person

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Traditional Irish Music Pub Crawl

Join two professional musicians on a pub crawl through historic Temple Bar to discover Dublin's most famous Irish pubs and its most exciting music - a fun and fantastic night out on the town!

Guinness Storehouse Visit and Supper

Price: Starting From: $85/person

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Guinness Storehouse Visit and Supper

Discover the history, traditions, and brewing techniques behind one of the world's most popular beers on this fascinating tour, tasting, and dinner at Dublin's legendary Guinness Storehouse.

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DAY
7
DUBLIN

11-Apr-2020

Morning guided sightseeing takes you past St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the largest church in Ireland, along elegant Georgian squares, and statue-lined O’Connell Street. Look out for the effigy of Oscar Wilde, reclining on a huge granite stone and seemingly without a care in the world; or Molly Malone, commemorating the young woman featured in the local ballad Cockles and Mussels. Finally, visit the Old Library at TRINITY COLLEGE, and see the famous 1,200-year-old Book of Kells. It is testimony to Dublin’s literary tradition, dating back over a thousand years, when monks would transcribe the Bible into beautiful manuscripts. In the evening, you might like to take a guided tour of the Guinness Storehouse and sample some of the “Black Stuff.”

NOTE:
Dublin sightseeing might take place on Day 6.

Excursions Available:

Traditional Irish Music Pub Crawl

Price: Starting From: $19/person

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Traditional Irish Music Pub Crawl

Join two professional musicians on a pub crawl through historic Temple Bar to discover Dublin's most famous Irish pubs and its most exciting music - a fun and fantastic night out on the town!

Guinness Storehouse Visit and Supper

Price: Starting From: $85/person

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Guinness Storehouse Visit and Supper

Discover the history, traditions, and brewing techniques behind one of the world's most popular beers on this fascinating tour, tasting, and dinner at Dublin's legendary Guinness Storehouse.

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DAY
8
DUBLIN–BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND

12-Apr-2020

Journey to Belfast by TRAIN (first class).

No Excursions Available on this day

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DAY
9
BELFAST

13-Apr-2020

Your HOP-ON/HOP-OFF SIGHTSEEING TOUR will take you past all the city’s attractions, including City Hall, the Albert Memorial Clock Tower, Queens University, the murals on Falls Road and Shankill Road, and the Parliament Buildings at Stormont. Also included is a ticket to the fascinating TITANIC EXPERIENCE, where you learn all about the building of the largest passenger steam ship, its maiden voyage, and the tragic night of April 14, 1912.

NOTE:
The Hop-On/Hop-Off ticket in Belfast is valid for 48 hours.

Excursions Available:

Giant's Causeway Tour

Price: Starting From: $33/person

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Giant's Causeway Tour

Encounter the many highlights along Northern Ireland's famed Causeway Coastal Route on this day trip featuring Giant's Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Old Bushmills Distillery, and more!

Game of Thrones

Price: Starting From: $46/person

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Game of Thrones

See some of the most recognizable settings from HBO's "Game of Thrones" on this captivating day trip featuring the Cushendun Caves, Ballintoy Harbor, the Dark Hedges, Giant¿s Causeway, and more!

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DAY
10
BELFAST

14-Apr-2020

Belfast is all yours to discover and your Local Host will help you with ideas. Why not follow the famous story of Irish emigration at the Ulster American Folk Park, where history comes to life?

Excursions Available:

Giant's Causeway Tour

Price: Starting From: $33/person

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Giant's Causeway Tour

Encounter the many highlights along Northern Ireland's famed Causeway Coastal Route on this day trip featuring Giant's Causeway, Dunluce Castle, Old Bushmills Distillery, and more!

Game of Thrones

Price: Starting From: $46/person

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Game of Thrones

See some of the most recognizable settings from HBO's "Game of Thrones" on this captivating day trip featuring the Cushendun Caves, Ballintoy Harbor, the Dark Hedges, Giant¿s Causeway, and more!

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DAY
11
BELFAST–LONDON, ENGLAND

15-Apr-2020

Travel to London by AIR on selected flights.

No Excursions Available on this day

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DAY
12
LONDON

16-Apr-2020

Morning guided sightseeing includes all of London’s famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, were married; Whitehall’s mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister’s Downing Street; Piccadilly Circus; and Buckingham Palace. Take photographs of the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Visit ST. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL. Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London’s skyline, and the awe-inspiring interior holds fascinating stories about its history.

Excursions Available:

Kensington Palace

Price: Starting From: $21/person

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace was once Princess Diana's home. Sir Christopher Wren lavishly improved the original house, turning it into a palace for William III and Mary II. It remained a royal home and was the birthplace of Queen Victoria. The splendid State Apartments are on view to the public.

Stonehenge Direct

Price: Starting From: $74/person

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Stonehenge Direct

Stonehenge is the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. Come and unlock its secrets.

Jack The Ripper

Price: Starting From: $44/person

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Jack The Ripper

This evening excursion takes you through the dark side of London, where you hear about the murderous activities of the infamous Jack the Ripper and other notorious, dark characters.

Hampton Court Palace

Price: Starting From: $30/person

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Hampton Court Palace

From Henry VIII and "Bloody" Queen Mary to the ghostly Grey Lady and the puzzling hedge maze, you'll be positively captivated by rich history and infamous characters during your half-day visit of magnificent Hampton Court Palace.

Ticket to Ride: The Beatles in London

Price: Starting From: $57/person

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Ticket to Ride: The Beatles in London

Over 50 major Beatles sites are visited, charting the Beatlemania years from 1962 to 1970, and their solo years thereafter. No other London Beatles tour covers as many central London sites and locations in a single tour.

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DAY
13
LONDON

17-Apr-2020

Enjoy a leisurely day on your own; your Local Host will be pleased to help you make plans. You might want to try authentic English Afternoon Tea at one of the exclusive hotels, consisting of finely cut sandwiches, warm scones with jam and clotted cream, delicate pastries, and freshly brewed tea.

Excursions Available:

Kensington Palace

Price: Starting From: $21/person

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace was once Princess Diana's home. Sir Christopher Wren lavishly improved the original house, turning it into a palace for William III and Mary II. It remained a royal home and was the birthplace of Queen Victoria. The splendid State Apartments are on view to the public.

Stonehenge Direct

Price: Starting From: $74/person

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Stonehenge Direct

Stonehenge is the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. Come and unlock its secrets.

Jack The Ripper

Price: Starting From: $44/person

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Jack The Ripper

This evening excursion takes you through the dark side of London, where you hear about the murderous activities of the infamous Jack the Ripper and other notorious, dark characters.

Hampton Court Palace

Price: Starting From: $30/person

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Hampton Court Palace

From Henry VIII and "Bloody" Queen Mary to the ghostly Grey Lady and the puzzling hedge maze, you'll be positively captivated by rich history and infamous characters during your half-day visit of magnificent Hampton Court Palace.

Ticket to Ride: The Beatles in London

Price: Starting From: $57/person

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Ticket to Ride: The Beatles in London

Over 50 major Beatles sites are visited, charting the Beatlemania years from 1962 to 1970, and their solo years thereafter. No other London Beatles tour covers as many central London sites and locations in a single tour.

Stonehenge and Roman Baths in Bath

Price: Starting From: $122/person

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Stonehenge and Roman Baths in Bath

The most famous prehistoric monument in the world, Stonehenge stands alone in the vast empty tract of Salisbury plain. Next we head to Bath and arrive in time for lunch (not included). Following our scenic drive into the heart of the city, there will be plenty of time to explore at your leisure. Your ticket also includes entrance to the Roman Baths that were built nearly 2,000 years ago.

RIB Boat

Price: Starting From: $61/person

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RIB Boat

Experience an action-packed 50 minute long trip on London's River Thames in a high-speed, rigid inflatable boat (RIB) tour.

Classic Rock and Beatles Tour

Price: Starting From: $64/person

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Classic Rock and Beatles Tour

Learn what made London swing in the `60s and rock in the `70s and `80s on this exciting guided excursion that focuses on the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, and many other music legends.

Luxury Paris Day Trip

Price: Starting From: $335/person

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Luxury Paris Day Trip

Travel by high-speed Eurostar train through the Channel Tunnel to Paris. After a guided city orientation tour, take a ride up the Eiffel Tower for a champagne lunch. Then cruise on the River Seine and enjoy free time to explore Paris on your own before catching the train back to London.

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DAY
14
LONDON

18-Apr-2020

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

No Excursions Available on this day

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Transportation

From City-to-City

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, your local Monograms team makes it an absolute breeze! We'll get to your train or plane, stress free and on time with door-to-gate service. And your local Monograms team awaits your arrival as soon as you pull into your next destination.

Hotels

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Dublin
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Dublin

Chester Beatty Library

This award-winning library and art museum is housed in the 18th century Clock Tower building. It contains the personal collection of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, a wealthy American miner who bequeathed it to the Irish public. It houses a collection of rare art and religious manuscripts from Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe.

Christchurch Cathedral

Formally known as The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, it is the elder of the capital city's two medieval cathedrals, the other being St. Patrick's Cathedral and it has a rare (for Ireland) crypt filled with interesting artifacts.

Dublinia

The Dublinia exhibition covers the formative period of Dublin's history from the arrival of the Anglo-Normans in 1170 to the closure of the monasteries in the 1540s. There are many exhibits here which include videos, models and reconstructions. The ground floor houses a large-scale model of Dublin around 1500, a display of artifacts from Wood Quay, and reconstructions.

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane

The Hugh Lane Gallery houses exceptional 20th-century art by Irish and European painters, including Francis Bacon, whose studio was transferred from Reece Mews in London in 2001 and provides exciting insight into the artist's life, inspirations, unusual techniques and working methods.

Doheny and Nesbitt Pub

Dublin is filled with over a thousand pubs, most of them fairly noisy and boisterous. If you're looking for a pub where you can actually have a conversation, head to the intimate journalists' haunt of Doheny and Nesbitt on Baggot Street, which dates back to the late 1800s.

Grafton Street

Along this pedestrian street, you'll find some of Dublin's best shopping, street performers and musicians, not to mention the renowned Bewley's Oriental Café. Step in and indulge in freshly brewed coffee and delicious pastries.

IFC (Irish Film Centre)

Independent film buffs will enjoy the two art-house cinemas and comprehensive bookshop in the Temple Bar district. The café/bar/restaurant is worth visiting in its own right, if only to marvel at the award-winning architecture.

James Joyce Museum

Visit the James Joyce Tower, one of a series of Martello towers built to withstand an invasion by Napoleon, which now houses a museum devoted to the life and works of the great Irish writer. The tower was also the setting for the first chapter of his masterpiece, Ulysses.

Kilmainham Gaol

Built in 1792, Kilmainham Gaol is Ireland's most famous disused prison. It held throughout the years many famous Nationalists and Republicans in members of the Society of United Irishmen (1798), Young Irelanders (c1840s), Fenians and Land agitators, Parnell, Davitt. The leaders of the 1916 Ester Rising were executed here. Kilmainham Gaol was closed in 1924. This building gives a good insight into the history of Irish Republicanism.

Octagon Bar

This Dublin watering hole in the Clarence Hotel, owned by U2's Bono & The Edge, attracts a nice mix of locals, residents, tourists and the odd celebrity. Take in the relaxed atmosphere while enjoying one of their famous cocktails.

National Gallery of Ireland

The collection includes over 2,500 paintings and some 10,000 other works in different media including watercolors, drawings, prints and sculpture. The gallery's highlights are the Yeats Museum, and works by Vermeer, Caravaggio, Picasso, Van Gogh and Monet.

National Museum of Ireland

Walk into the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street and you are magically transported back in time; a short stroll will take you all the way back to 7,000BC. The new and fascinating Kingship & Sacrifice exhibition centers on a number of recently found bog bodies dating back to the Iron Age.

Merrion Square

Admire the city's largest square, framed on three sides by beautifully maintained Georgian houses. Oscar Wilde, whose statue reclines on a rock at the north-west corner of the park in the middle of the square, lived at No. 1, W.B. Yeats at No. 82 Merrion Square.

Afternoon Tea at The Lord Mayor's Lounge

Sink into a deep armchair at the Lord Mayor's Lounge at The Shelbourne Hotel, overlooking St. Stephen's Green, for an afternoon of tea and pastries. Even the teabags are special, they are sheathed in fine silk rather than paper or cotton.

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Built in honor of Ireland's patron saint, Saint Patrick's Cathedral stands adjacent to the famous well where tradition has it Saint Patrick baptized converts on his visit to Dublin. The cathedral is today the National Cathedral for the Church of Ireland (Anglican).

The Iveagh Gardens

The Iveagh Gardens is one of the finest and least known of Dublin's park and gardens. Located south of St. Stephen's Green, you will find a beautiful spot secluded from the city noise and bustle. The gardens feature a box hedge maze with sundial, rustic grotto and water cascade, archery grounds and woodlands.

St. Stephen's Green

Take a break in St. Stephen's Green, the inner-city public park, laid out in 1880 at the initiative of Sir Arthur Edward Guinness, a member of the Guinness brewing family. The Victorian park is a sanctuary from the bustle of the city streets with tree lined walks, shrubberies, colorful flowerbeds, herbaceous borders and an ornamental lake. In the summer months you can also enjoy lunchtime concerts.

Temple Bar Area

Immerse yourself in Dublin's cultural quarter! Along its narrow, cobbled streets between the Bank of Ireland and Christ Church Cathedral, you will find many Irish cultural institutions as well as outdoor cafés, hip restaurants, unusual shops and some of the city's best night spots.

London

Top 10 London Attractions

British Museum

Founded in 1753, the British Museum is one of the world’s great museums. With works dating from prehistoric to modern times, it is a showcase of collections from around the whole world. Ten years ago, the museum’s inner courtyard was transformed into the largest covered public square in Europe; it is now worth a visit in its own right.

Camden Market

Explore one of London's more popular markets. The one-time undisputed center of London’s alternative scene still has plenty of delights, from vintage fashion and retro T-shirts to second-hand books and bric-a-brac.

Covent Garden

Stroll through the famous glass-covered market with its fashionable boutiques, cafés, and arts and crafts stalls or watch the jugglers, mime artists, variety acts, and musicians perform in the open piazza. The small roads around Covent Garden are also full of beautiful shops, lively bars, and great restaurants.

Hampstead Heath

Enjoy amazing views over London from Hampstead Heath. As London's largest ancient park land, it was first mentioned in 974 and remains very popular with locals, who love it for its wilderness areas and ponds.

Harrods

One of the world's most famous department stores, Harrods has everything—from food, fashion, and furniture to sportswear and 20 in-store restaurants. Must-see sights include the five art deco-style food halls as well as the store itself at night, which is illuminated by 11,500 light bulbs.

Highgate Cemetery

Now a Grade 1-listed park, the cemetery boasts a wealth of flora, fauna, and bird life. Over its 150-year history, the burial site and its natural setting have become inseparable, and it is this that makes it unique. Its most famous occupant in the east cemetery is probably Karl Marx.

Hyde Park

At more than 350 acres, Hyde Park is one of the largest green spaces in central London and famous for its Speaker’s Corner and Serpentine. Relax in one of the deckchairs that are available from April to September, and enjoy a scoop of ice cream or even a light lunch from one of the many stalls and cafés.

Little Angel Theatre

Founded by John Wright in 1961, this is the only permanent puppet theatre in London. The compact 100-seat theatre stages diverse productions devised here or by visiting companies, and it shares its space with the workshop where the marionettes are carved and created.

National Portrait Gallery

The Gallery was founded in 1856 to collect portraits of famous British men and women. Today, it houses 120,000 portraits dating from the 16th century, including one of the best-known paintings of William Shakespeare, a self portrait of William Hogarth, and Branwell Bronte's famous painting of his sisters, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne.

Natural History Museum

This is the world’s leading museum of natural history. It features hundreds of exciting interactive exhibits, ranging from the dramatic earthquake experience to the spectacular dinosaurs exhibitions.

Old Bailey Criminal Courts

Not a classic tourist sight but the Old Bailey or Central Criminal Court offers a unique authentic insight into London and the British justice system with its peculiar wigged judges and barristers. The Old Bailey was built about a century ago on the site of an old prison. The courts consist of 18 courtrooms and nearly all have public viewing galleries. Entry is free.

Portobello Market

The Saturday antiques market on Portobello Road is truly unique as 2,000 antiques dealers tend their stalls full of intriguing items. You can spend hours looking for that special souvenir—and once you leave the antique stalls behind, you find yourself in the middle of the most colorful food market. Go early because it gets crowded.

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Stand on the world-famous Greenwich Meridian Line, Longitude Zero (0° 0' 0"), which divides Earth’s eastern and western hemispheres. Explore the history of time and astronomy in this charming Wren building.

Saatchi Gallery - Sloane Square

The Saatchi Gallery is a London gallery for contemporary art, opened by Charles Saatchi in 1985 in order to show his sizeable (and changing) collection to the public. The gallery has been a major influence on art in Britain since its opening; it presents work by largely unseen young artists or by international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited in the UK.

South Bank

Why not spend a sunny afternoon on the bustling South Bank? It is an area equally popular with tourists and locals due to the amazing number of famous venues and things to do along this incredibly scenic walk by the Thames.

St. Katherine Docks

Situated next to Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, St. Katherine Docks has been the focus of worldwide trade and commerce for over 1,000 years. It’s a quiet and unique place to eat or have a drink—plus, while you’re admiring the yachts, remember that it costs about £800 a month to park a 50-footer here.

Tate Galleries

If you like the arts, consider a visit to one of the Tate Galleries. Tate Modern is located in an unused power station and exhibits international modern and contemporary art, whereas Tate Britain is home of British art from 1500 to the present. Admission is free.

The English Tea Room at Brown’s Hotel

This is the best place in London to enjoy a sumptuous Afternoon Tea, including finger sandwiches, scones, pastries, and cakes! The English Tea Room has won the tea world’s highest accolade—the 2009 Tea Guild’s Top London Afternoon Tea award!

The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret

Climb a creaky spiral staircase to a church attic for a look at Britain's only surviving operating theatre, where limbs were sawed off in front of a live, viewing audience. Tour an assemblage of other Victorian medical devices—you'll be glad to step soundly back into the 21st century!

Westfield Shopping Center

Europe’s largest in-city shopping center is a stunning architectural masterpiece with over 275 shops from luxury fashion labels to high street favorites and over 50 places to eat and drink, Westfield London is truly a unique shopping experience.

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey is steeped in more than a thousand years of history; it has been the coronation church since 1066 and is the final resting place of 17 monarchs. The present church, begun by Henry III in 1245, is one of the country’s most important gothic buildings.

Westminster Cathedral

The mother church of the Roman Catholic community in England and Wales is dedicated to the Most Precious Blood of Jesus Christ. The Byzantine-style architecture of the eastern Roman Empire sets it quite apart from other London landmarks.

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