Dublin's Top 15 "Instagrammable" Locations

guinness gates

1. Guinness Storehouse

It’s the ‘must-do’ on almost everybody’s Dublin list – a trip to the Guinness Storehouse, and with seven stories of, well, stories (and interactive experiences), we’re only delighted to have one of the world’s most popular sites on our doorstep. Grab a photo from the Gravity bar, or at the famous St. James’ Gate.

georgian dublin doorway

2. Georgian Dublin

Dublin has beautiful Georgian squares north and south of the Liffey. The Georgian doorways are one of the most iconic references to Dublin, and rightly so. It’s old, but it’s elegant, and they are buildings which we Dubliners are very attached to! We recommend hopping off at Stop 10 Merrion Square!

the ha'penny bridge

3. Ha’penny Bridge

Love reflections in your photos? On a good night, you’ll get the perfect reflection of the Ha’penny Bridge on the River Liffey. Or even better, take a snap as you come along the quays on the hop on hop off tour!

poolbeg chimneys

4. The Poolbeg Towers

Another iconic landmark of the city, you’ll see the Towers from the city, or the North Coast at Clontarf, or along the south coast of Dublin Bay… wherever you are… they’re a beautiful site! You’ll catch sight of them aboard the DoDublin Malahide Castle & Howth Tour!

library in trinity college

5. The Long Hall (Trinity College)

Located in the heart of the City, just walk through the cobbled stones of Trinity College and you will into one of the world’s most stunning college campuses. Within the Old Library building, which houses the famous Book of Kells, you’ll find a truly special library!

samuel beckett bridge from open top bus

6. Samuel Beckett Bridge

Early morning or early evening, you’ll see photographers around the gorgeous Samuel Beckett Bridge waiting for the perfect shot in the Dublin Docklands. For a really great shot, get upstairs on the DoDublin Tour and see your Instagram likes go up and up!

malahide castle

7. Malahide Castle

Over 800 years of history awaits you when you visit this remarkable castle just 14km north of the city. Hop on Bus Number 42 with your Leap Visitor Card, or enjoy a day tour to Howth & Malahide!

the dublin spire

8. The Dublin Spire

A regular meeting point for the locals (At 120metres high you can’t really miss it, can you?!). From the North, the south, the east or west, you’ll soon find a shot that you like! The Spire is also known by a few other names… we’ll let you ask the locals what they are!

Phoenix Park Dublin with deer on parkland and Wellington Monument in Background

9. Phoenix Park

At over 1,750 acres, The Phoenix Park is one of Europe’s biggest city parks... and we're lucky it's right on our doorstep! More than 350 years old, it is home to Dublin Zoo, playing fields, and the Victorian People’s Flower Gardens. It's also home to the President of Ireland. The Phoenix Park is Stop 27 on the tour!

temple bar pub

10. Temple Bar Pub

Now, we know there are other pubs. And we are the Dubliner’s Guide to Dublin – we’re the best at showing you the places which you won’t find in any guide book, but we do know that if you’re visiting Dublin the cobbled streets of Temple Bar are on your plans!

howth head and lighthouse

11. Howth Cliff Walk

One of the things that make Dublin so special, is that within 30 minutes of the city, you can feel a million miles away! Use your Leap Visitor Card and head out to Howth for some spectacular walks around Howth.

st patricks cathedral interior

12. St. Patrick’s Cathedral

What a beautiful building! Whether you want to take a picture of the cathedral’s exterior from the beautiful St. Patrick’s Park, or the stunning interior, you won’t be disappointed!

wooden bridge

13. The Wooden Bridge, Clontarf

Walk or drive over the famous wooden bridge in Clontarf and take a stroll along Dublin’s famous strand – Dollymount. Take Bus #130 from Dublin City with your Leap Visitor Card.

iveagh gardens with fountain

14. Iveagh Gardens

As local Dublin experts, who know the city better than anyone, we’re only too happy to let you know the best spots in the city, and Iveagh Gardens is one of our favourites! Hop off the city tour at St. Stephen’s Green, and it’s just a short stroll away!

glendalough

15. Glendalough

While it’s technically not Dublin, it’s not to be missed if you are in Dublin and want to head out of the city! Glendalough (meaning ‘Valley of the two lakes’) is a stunning setting in Co. Wicklow. Explore the Wicklow Wilds on DoDublin’s award winning Glendalough & Powerscourt Gardens Tour!

Dublin's Best Instagram Spots

We’re lucky to live in one of the most stunning little capital cities in the world. Amidst the world-class visitor attractions, stunning parks and brilliant pubs, Dublin is a city and county with fantastic settings for the perfect Instragram picture. From cosy pubs to historic Georgian townhouses, stunning coastlines and 800 year old castles, Dublin City has a multitude of perfect places to get your perfect Instagram post!

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