Dublin is the capital and largest city in Ireland, near the midpoint of Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey and at the centre of the Dublin Region. Founded as a centre of Viking settlement, the city has been Ireland's capital since mediæval times.
Dublin is a vibrant city known for its nightlife and tourist attractions. It is the third most visited capital city in Europe (after Paris and London) with over four million visitors a year.
Things to See & Do
Historical walking tours
Trinity College Library
Like the rest of Ireland, and most of northwest Europe, Dublin experiences a maritime temperate climate characterised by mild winters, cool summers, and an absence of temperature extremes. Due to Dublin's northerly latitude, it experiences long summer days and short winter days.