With its dramatic landscape, warm friendly population and fascinating history, Ireland is a brilliant holiday destination.
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An excellent way to start your holiday to Ireland is with a trip to its capital city. Dublin has some excellent history for you to explore, and a great place to start is Dublin Castle, which was originally the seat of British rule in Ireland. The castle has a fascinating museum, as well as a refreshing café and unique gift shop. Another historic building in Dublin you won’t want to miss is Christ Church Cathedral. Dating back to the 11th century, the castle is home to the largest crypt in the whole of Great Britain and Ireland.
With all the money you’ve saved by booking though lastminute.com you can treat yourself to a bit of retail therapy. The most famous shopping street in Dublin is Grafton Street, which has an excellent selection of shops for you to browse. If you want a more luxurious shopping experience you can visit Brown Thomas, which is Dublin’s premiere department store, and sells a wonderful range of fashion and jewellery.
Ireland has many amazing natural wonders for you to discover but the most famous has to be the Giant’s Causeway. Legend has it that its 40,000 interlocking columns are the remains of a causeway built by a giant. Whatever you believe, the basalt columns are an imposing and beautiful sight and one that you definitely won’t regret travelling to. You can visit the causeway for free, but it’s well worth paying to enter the visitors centre, which houses an exhibition on the geology of the region.
Game of Thrones
If you’re a fan of the incredibly popular HBO series, then Ireland is the perfect place for you to visit as it’s where much of the series was filmed. The best way to see all of the filming locations is with a specially designed tour. Run on buses, the tours will guide you around all the top locations like the Cushendun Caves and Ballycastle.