Dublin, also referred to as the “Town of the Hurdled Ford,” is the capital city of Ireland. Whether you are looking to meet new friendly people, or you’re just looking for a great vacation destination, Dublin is the place to go. Famed for its’ unparalleled hospitality, its’ great ‘craic’ and its’ céad míle fáilte (meaning, hundred thousand welcomes), Dublin will always greet you as a friend, regardless of where you’re from and where you’re heading to. Dublin is a very safe place to visit alone, and most of the people are friendly and welcoming. In fact, According to US News, Dublin was recently named the 2nd best place to travel solo. The warm and welcoming culture of Dublin makes it a great destination for singles. Meeting new people and breaking ice is never hard in Dublin, so you can expect great company and unforgettable memories
Things To Do in Dublin:
- Visit Saint Patrick’s Cathedral – Founded in the year 1191, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is the largest church in the whole of Ireland, and was built in honor of Saint Patrick. Saint Patrick’s Cathedral serves as a sacred place of worship, and is also an important tourist attraction. The inside of the Cathedral is absolutely stunning, no wonder more than 500,000 tourist visit it annually.
- Guinness Storehouse – Considered to be one of Dublin’s most popular tourist attractions, Guinness Storehouse has been home of Guinness for many years now, and is one of Dublin’s most enduring symbols. It’s located in St. James Gate Brewery, and its’ exhibits are always interesting and very well presented. The museum is in a 7 storey building which used to serve as a fermentation plant until the year 1988. When you visit Guinness Storehouse, you will learn everything you need to know about Guinness, from the brewing process, the ingredients, and information about the great Arthur Guinness.
- Dublin Zoo – Dating back to the year 1831, the Dublin Zoo is located inside Phoenix Park, and it’s the largest zoo in the whole of Ireland. The zoo was opened with the aim of of entertaining and educating people. However, today the Dublin Zoo mission has changed to that of study, conservation and education. It’s actually renown for its’ role in wildlife conservation efforts.
Best Time of Year To Visit Dublin
If you’re planning a Dublin city singles experience, you should consider visiting during the low season; that is between the months of October to December, and January to April. You will find fewer crowds, and lodging and flight costs will be lower. If you are into art festivals, you should consider visiting between the months of April to October.