Things to do in Dublin

Thinking of a Dublin city hotel break? Located in the centre of Dublin, Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is the ideal choice. Dublin is a relatively small city and most attractions are within walking distance of our hotel. We have put together a list of attractions that you could visit on a 2-day Dublin city visit along with some of our recommendations.

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Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is perfectly located for most Dublin attractions. Our guests can choose from a wide range of room types to suit families, couples, and solo travelers. All rooms are designed with our guest’s comfort in mind and equipped with excellent facilities to make this the perfect stay.

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Dublin City Itinerary

Day 1

On the first day we suggest exploring the history of the capital. There are many attractions and landmarks to see.

  • Dublin Castle
  • Christ Church Cathedral
  • Dublinia
  • St. Patrick’s Cathedral
  • Kilmainham Gaol
  • Jeanie Johnston Tallship & Famine Experience

Day 2

On the second day we would recommend seeing the iconic landmarks & Shopping Districts

  • GPO
  • Dublin Writers Museum
  • Molly Malone Statue
  • Grafton Street
  • St. Stephen’s Green
  • Sunset over the River Liffey & Ha’Penny Bridge
  • Temple Bar District

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Shopping Districts in Dublin City

  • Jervis Shopping Centre
  • Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre
  • Ilac Centre
  • Henry Street
  • Grafton Street

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Golf Courses in Dublin

Maldron Hotel Parnell Square is the perfect place to explore all of the world-class golf courses located in North Dublin.

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Top Attraction Picks

Take the Jameson Distillery Bow St. Tour in Dublin

Experience the home of Jameson Irish whiskey. You’ll be guided and served heritage and history on the definitive Jameson tour experience. Enjoy stories, craic, a comparative whiskey tasting, and of course Jameson drink.

Dublin Zoo

Dublin Zoo is a must-see experience when visiting Dublin. It is the perfect day out for families, friends, couples, and those visiting Dublin. Tickets can be purchased on their website.

Temple Bar at Night

If you are visiting Dublin for the nightlife, then  choose from a variety of things to do in Temple Bar . A compact and busy coble street consisting of pubs, restaurants, and tourist shops. The iconic The Temple Bar Pub itself is home to the largest whiskey collection in Ireland.

Guinness Storehouse

Visiting St James’ Gate and the Guinness storehouse is a must when visiting Dublin city.
The Guinness Storehouse building was once the fermentation plant of the brewery. Today it offers a Guinness experience.
Explore the story of Guinness before taking in the views of Dublin from the Gravity Bar while enjoying your perfectly poured, perfectly chilled pint of Guinness.

Grain & Grill Restaurant

Our  Grain & Grill dinner menu offers a wide selection of dishes, perfect after a long day of exploring the city. The menu has been created with the highest quality ingredients at the very best value ensuring there is something to suit all taste buds.


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