Dublin, the capital city of Republic of Ireland with its rich historical past is the main center of Irish art and culture. The city houses one of the oldest pubs in Ireland and is home to Trinity College which is also the oldest university in the country. The St Patrick's Cathedral in Dublin is the largest church and is the National Cathedral of Ireland. It attracts thousands of tourists throughout the year towards its unique architecture and religious values.
The ancient Dublin Castle that once served as an important seat of British power in Ireland is also a must visit place. Dublin Zoo is one of the major family-friendly attractions offering something for everyone. The zoo houses more than 600 animals and birds and is one of the oldest in the World. Besides this, other major attractions for tourists in Dublin include Dublinia, Glasnevin Museum, National Concert Hall, Dublin City Hall and Dalkey Heritage Town.