This page has pictures of some of the
architecture and sights around Dublin. Featured first is Christ Church,
the oldest of the two medieval cathedrals in Dublin. The Cathedral was
begun in 1038 and sits in the heart of the former medieval Dublin, Wood
Many of the other shots came from the
Temple Bar Area. The area is cool with its narrow cobbled streets and
layout that also follows the typical medieval pattern. The name "Temple
Bar" probably came from the Temple family whom lived in the
area or it might have been named after the Temple Bar Area in London.
There are a lot of bars in the area, but that's not what its named for.
The towers of Christ Church nestled
in the heart of the old town. The scale of the building isn't
exactly clear here as the is spread over two blocks with a city
street dividing it in half.
Here's a picture of the two main buildings
of the cathedral and its grounds.
A close up of the brick and stone work that
comprises most of the buildings in Dublin.
Statues adorning the roof of another church
near the Cathedral. As you can imagine, there were a lot of churches
The Book of Kells is one of Ireland's national
treasures and sits in the Library of Trinity College in Dublin
(pictured above).The manuscript is a masterpiece of calligraphy
and art, patience, and a must-see stop in your visit to Dublin
Of course I couldn't take a picture of a manuscript
dating back to 600 ad! This pict is downloaded from Wikipedia
but is an example of some of the decorative text in the Book of
Some of the awesome stone & brick work
adorning buildings in Dublin.
Here's an old market that is fun to wander