225. Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Ireland

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Why

There are many things to see in Dublin, Ireland, but this Library is one that many seem to overlook. Don’t be one of those check it out; I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. Sir Alfred Chester Beatty gave the Library to the country upon his death.

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland – Chester Beatty Library

Where

The Chester Beatty Library is located near Dublin Castle and just outside the Dubh Linn Gardens in the heart of Dublin, Ireland.

How To Get Here

By Train

Train service in Ireland is provided by Irish Rail. Trains will be crowded at during the peak commuting to work hours.

By Plane

The closest major airport is Dublin (DUB). Then head into the city to get to the Library.

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland - Dublin International Airport (DUB)

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland – Dublin International Airport (DUB)

The following airlines has service to Dublin International Airport (DUB):

Aegean Airlines (A3), Air France (AF), Aer Lingus (EI), Air Moldova (9U), Air Transat (TS), American Airlines (AA), Arkia (IZ), ASL Airlines France (5O), Blue Air (0B), British Airways (BA), CityJet (WX), Emirates (EK), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Etihad Airways (EY), Ethiopian Airlines (ET), Finnair (AY), flybe. (BE), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Luxair (LG), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Qatar Airways (QR), Ryanair (FR), S7 Airlines (S7), SAS (SK), Swiss Airlines (LX), Transavia (HV), Turkish Airlines (TK), United Airlines (UA), Vueling (VY), WestJet (WS) and Wow Air (WW).

By Bus

The Bus Eireann will take you into Dublin City.

By Car

If you are already in Ireland or Europe, renting a car is a great option as you can explore on your own. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

By Shared Ride

You can try a service like Carpool Ireland.

Where To Stay

There are many places to stay in Dublin. Local places as well as major hotel chains. I’ve stayed at the Trinity College Dorms which are in the heart of the city and they are fine. They are only available in the summer time though.

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland – Trinity City Hotel

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

 

Where To Eat

Lots of great places to eat in the Dublin area so you’ll have no issues.

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland - Oneill's Pub

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland – Oneill’s Pub

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland - The Bank of College Green bar and Restaurant

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland – The Bank of College Green bar and Restaurant

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

Visit the Chester Beatty Library. No photos are allowed in the Library. There is also a Japanese Garden that’s on the top floor which is worth seeing as well plus the Silk Road Cafe on the ground floor.

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland - Dubh linn Gardens and Chester Beatty Library

Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland – Dubh linn Gardens and Chester Beatty Library

They have an exhibition that shows that shows how death is celebrated in different parts of the world. it’s quite moving and surreal to watch.

You can get a great view of the Dubh linn Garden from the windows as well.

Chester Beatty Library Dublin, Ireland - Dubh linn Gardens seen from the Library

Chester Beatty Library Dublin, Ireland – Dubh linn Gardens seen from the Library

 

Chester Beatty Library Dublin, Ireland - Chester Beatty Library

Chester Beatty Library Dublin, Ireland – Chester Beatty Library

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is some additional information from Lonely Planet.

 

Additional Information

Language Spoken: English with a lovely Irish accent

Currency: Euros (EUR)

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