Nearby Tourist Attractions


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A Dublin institution, pop in for a coffee and cake and view the beautiful Harry Clarke stained glass windows.

The Book of Kells, Trinity College

Visit the Book of Kells, Ireland's greatest cultural treasure, and marvel at the Long Room, one of the world's most beautiful libraries.

National Gallery of Ireland

Around the corner from the hotel and just recently refurbished the gallery is well worth a visit.

The Little Museum of Dublin

It's short, sweet and introduces you to a quirkier side of Dublin. Only a 2-minute hop, skip and a jump from The Shelbourne.

Jameson Bow St. Distillery Tour

Jameson Distillery Bow St. is the original site where Jameson Irish Whiskey was distilled until 1971.

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Dublin Castle

Discover the historic heart of Dublin. Open seven days a week. Dublin Castle is a key tourist attraction as well as a major government complex.

Average Length of Visit: Guided Tour 1 hour. Self Guided Tour 30 minutes.
Admission is by guided tour with a self guiding option also available.

The Chester Beatty Library/Roof Garden/Middle Eastern Cafe in Dublin Castle

This museum opens a window on the artistic treasures of the great cultures and religions of the world and is named by Lonely Planet as one of the best museums in Europe (free admission).

Visit Sites for Opening Hours
The Chester Beatty Library: Visit Site
The Castle Gardens: Visit Site
Middle Eastern Cafe: Visit Site

Shopping and Afternoon Tea

There are plenty of great options for shopping and afternoon tea in the city (including the Lord Mayor’s Lounge at The Shelbourne) and the offering at The Merrion Hotel is also a standout - the cakes are influenced by the renowned collection of Irish art adorning the walls of the hotel. Department Store - Brown Thomas on Grafton St (Dublin's main shopping Street).