If you’re searching for the country known for its beautiful green landscapes and rich, dark beer, look no further than Ireland. Specifically, the capital of Dublin is one of the most historic and beautiful places to visit in the entire country. Below is a list of places that are easily able to be walked to in Dublin.

  1. Guinness Storehouse Factory and Old Jameson Distillery

Known for their darker beers and liquor, Dublin is home to both Guinness and Jameson. These factory tours show both the history and success that these two companies have had while growing in Dublin. Climb to the top of the Guinness Factory for amazing views of all of Dublin. Tip- buy your tickets online beforehand in order to skip the lines!

  1. Temple Bar and River Liffey

Home to famous bars, restaurants and markets, the Temple Bar area is a can’t miss spot of Dublin. Try Elephant and Castle for a tasty brunch! After walking around in this area, walk to the River Liffey for a scenic view of Dublin.

  1. Trinity College Dublin

Visit Trinity College Dublin to walk around in one of the most academically rigorous colleges in all of Ireland and definitely one of the most beautiful.

  1. The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition

The Book of Kells is said to be the four Gospels as an illuminated manuscript. Walking around the Old Library Exhibition, which is also a part of Trinity College Dublin, you can take steps back in time.

  1. Stephen’s Green

Walking outside of Trinity College and the Old Library Exhibition is St. Stephen’s Green. On the rare sunny day in Dublin, students and locals alike gather here to take advantage of the weather and the views.

  1. Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

Croke Park Stadium serves as the headquarters of the Gaelic Athletic Association. Here, the Gaelic games are hosted along with some concerts! On any given match day, there can be up to 82,300 fans within the stadium. The museum of the Gaelic Athletic Association also has its home within Croke Park Stadium.

  1. Dublin Zoo

If you’re less of a sports fanatic, visiting the Dublin Zoo is a great way to spend your day. Founded on September 1, 1831, the zoo has only grown from there. This is a great way for families and adults alike to spend their day!

  1. Christ Church Cathedral and Saint Patrick’s Cathedral

Known as the two most famous Cathedrals in all of Dublin, these two historical landmarks were built during medieval times.

  1. Grafton Street and Henry Street

Famous for the shopping and the views, these are the two main shopping streets in all of Dublin. Between Christ Church Cathedral, the Dublin Castle and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, these streets would fulfill the wildest dreams of any shopaholic.

Looking for beautiful ocean views outside of Dublin? Howth is a quick train ride outside the city, with a quaint town, amazing hiking trails and breathtaking views. There’s so much to do in Dublin, and this is just scratchimg the surface. What are some of your favorites? Let us know in the comments below!