225. Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Ireland
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.
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
Train service in Ireland is provided by Irish Rail. Trains will be crowded at during the peak commuting to work hours.
The closest major airport is Dublin (DUB). Then head into the city to get to the Library.
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).
The Bus Eireann will take you into Dublin City.
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.
==>> Try Airbnb.
Where To Eat
Lots of great places to eat in the Dublin area so you’ll have no issues.
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.
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.
==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.
==>> Here is some additional information from Lonely Planet.
Language Spoken: English with a lovely Irish accent
Currency: Euros (EUR)
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