Dublin, Ireland, First Half discussed on Rick Steves Britain & Ireland Audio Tours
Dublin city walk part. One as ireland's number one city in the heart of the emerald dial. Dublin is the perfect introduction to ireland. And its charms. I'm rick steves. Thanks for joining me on a walk through the historic centre of dublin. On this walk will hit. Just one half of the city. The sights on the south bank of the river liffey. When you're done you can easily link up with my companion tour dublin city. Walk part to to do the north part of town. These two walks are great to take at the beginning of your dublin. Visit to get the lay of the land physically culturally and historically on this first half we'll stroll past stately old buildings wander the campus of trinity college and explore the city's origins at dublin castle. Along the way we'll experience the vibrant city of today. We'll walk the popular pedestrian only grafton street with its trendy shops and cheery buskers there are the atmospheric lanes of temple bar home to traditional irish high-spirited nightlife in the photogenic. Hey penny brench. And of course we'll pass plenty of characteristic old pups perfect for a pint a bite or a chat with the locals allow about two hours to do part one of this walk. It's a substantial walk so pace yourself. It's not just an introduction to dublin but also to ireland and it's rich history. The walk is best during normal business. Hours when everything's open but it also has its charms after hours. Now let's get started as we explore the lively and historic.