Dublin ("Town of the Hurdled Ford") is the capital city of Ireland. Its vibrancy, nightlife, atmosphere, soul, sociability and tourist attractions are noteworthy, and it is the most popular entry point for international visitors to Ireland.
As a city, it is disproportionately large for the size of the country but the centre is, however, relatively small and can be navigated by foot, with most of the population living in suburbs.
Dublin has many fine and quite affluent suburbs. Seeing them is a good way to get a real feel for the city's culture and identity. A walk around some them on a nice day is well worth your time as many are home to some of Ireland's finest architecture(Victorian,Georgian,Modern etc). Some are easily navigated by foot from the city's centre and are dotted with many fine upmarket delicatessans and boutiques.
Best place to visit...Kilmainham Gaol...eerie, great history, great fun!