Today was the highlight of the trip!  Believe it or not but we liked Jameson more than the Guinness Storehouse.

This morning we enjoyed our last breakfast at the Hilton and decided to take a private taxi to Jameson’s distillery just to save some time. Since opening as an official Dublin attraction in 1997, Jameson receives between 300,000 and 350,000 guests per year. The original distillery was called the ‘Bow Street Distillery’ and dates back to 1780. In 1810, the operation was officially renamed to John Jameson & Son’s Bow Street Distillery and it grew to a 5-acres operation. Back then, some of the locals called it a ‘city within a city’. Today the visitor centre provided us with a guided tour of their triple distilled whiskey factory and was followed by a private tasting event and a superb lunch. We loved it at Jameson!

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Next was the wax museum. Not a ‘wow’ experience, but since the Dublin Pass included the entry, we decided to check it out. The highlight here was a free Green Screen studio that allowed us to make the most ridiculous video. See video below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIPCXGzPLpo

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Lastly we visited Dublin Castle. Dublin Castle was until 1922 the seat of the United Kingdom government’s administration in Ireland and is now a major Irish government complex. It has massive ballroom halls, dining rooms and even the old King’s throne room. This is also a sight we can recommend for those planning to visit Ireland.

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At 18:00 we headed back to Dublin airport to catch our flight back to London and arrived shortly after midnight at our flat.

Now we need some sleep 🙂

Much love!