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[{"address":"River Liffey","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.35356916048049,"longitude":-6.35434854708949},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Flowing Heart of Dublin: River Liffey**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F240385145_676279539998910_7805660642422333880_n.jpg?alt=media&token=490018cb-a6d6-4c39-bde7-0e1dee3ef6cd"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to the River Liffey! As the beating heart of Dublin, this river has helped shape the city's history and culture for centuries. Did you know that the River Liffey is 125 kilometers long, making it Ireland's second-longest river? Get ready to learn all about the significance of this iconic river.\n\nAs Samuel Johnson once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life,\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"and I believe the same is true for Dublin. I am Emmi, your friendly guide for today, and I am excited to show you some of the hidden gems and highlights of this vibrant city. As a travel enthusiast and history buff, I am thrilled to be your guide for this tour and share with you some of the stories that make this city so special."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F273522382_5147586875265640_6862676254718856911_n.jpg?alt=media&token=d4142e4a-70a5-4739-a80a-62b8580a5997"},{"type":"text","content":"The River Liffey is not only a scenic sight to behold, but it also holds a pivotal place in Irish folklore. Many Irish legends state that the River Liffey was born from the tears of a goddess, making it a sacred river. But it's not just myths that make the river so unique. The River Liffey played a significant role in Ireland's economic and cultural growth, with its quays acting as a gateway for trade and commerce.\n\nWalking along the riverbanks, you will see the iconic Ha'penny Bridge standing tall amidst the hustle and bustle of the city. The Ha'penny Bridge, once known as the Penny Ha'penny Bridge, is a must-see highlight in Dublin, and I urge you to take a stroll along its path and soak in the stunning views.\n\nAt this stop, I encourage you to take the time to walk around and admire the scenic views of one of Dublin's most significant landmarks. Be sure to take pictures of the historic and beautiful Ha'penny Bridge spanning the beautiful River Liffey. If you're feeling brave, dip your toes in the refreshing river flow and feel the energy of the city around you.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F273592298_1049714062249587_7095853779831428161_n.jpg?alt=media&token=3ea37d75-2b52-4dbd-8012-03af2ad2c46e"},{"type":"text","content":"Take your time and enjoy the beauty of the setting, and when you're ready to move on, I invite you to visit our next stop on this exciting tour. The journey continues, and there is still much to see. Are you ready? Let's keep exploring Dublin's hidden gems and highlights!"},{"type":"text","content":"Open Everyday -24-hrs\nPreferred Everyday - 06:00 pm - 07:00 pm"},{"type":"link","title":"About","content":"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Liffey"}]},{"address":"Phoenix Park","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.359556636253416,"longitude":-6.326751450000001},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Phoenix Park, Dublin, Ireland**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F351286438_990988351935049_494103715043611162_n%20-%20Copy.jpg?alt=media&token=fe007350-1791-44b8-9535-7084e29587b3"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Phoenix Park, one of the most beautiful, serene, and fascinating parks in Dublin. Did you know that this park is one of the largest enclosed recreational spaces within any European city?! I bet you didn't know that. My name is Emmi, and I'm your local tour guide, providing you with an immersive and personalized experience of this marvelous park.\n\nAs Oscar Wilde once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention,\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"and this quote highlights the importance of this park as a place of relaxation and rejuvenation."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F107984645_1186868514980747_6716190224263828859_n%20-%20Copy.jpg?alt=media&token=3a6ed19b-d63c-4c12-af77-fc37754177c0"},{"type":"text","content":"Now, let's look around - can you feel the fresh air and the sunshine on your skin? Look at the lush greenery, the vibrant flowers, and the charming animals. It's moments like these that make you appreciate the beauty of nature.\n\nPhoenix Park is renowned for its natural and cultural significance. It covers an impressive 1752 acres and is home to numerous impressive features, including Áras an Uachtaráin, the official residence of the President of Ireland.\n\nAs we stroll through the park, keep an eye out for the deer roaming around - they're just one of the park's many delightful features. If you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the fallow deer that the park is famous for.\n\nI particularly love this park during off-peak times, where you can have a peaceful walk or a picnic with your loved ones. That's why I always encourage visitors to interact with the environment here - take a slow stroll, breathe deeply, and soak up the peaceful atmosphere that Phoenix Park offers.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F351430882_918015349279617_4891546937703786688_n.jpg?alt=media&token=0f15d73a-c16b-4d97-b122-031a4902c617"},{"type":"text","content":"I hope you enjoyed this stop. Take your time and move to the next stop when you're ready. I can't wait to show you more of the hidden gems and highlights of Dublin, City."},{"type":"text","content":"Hours:\nTuesday Open 24 hours Wednesday Open 24 hours Thursday Open 24 hours\nFriday Open 24 hours\nSaturday Open 24 hours\nSunday Open 24 hours\nMonday Open 24 hours"},{"type":"link","title":"Official Website","content":"https://www.phoenixpark.ie/"}]},{"address":"Skyview Tower","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.348485821342706,"longitude":-6.277891149999988},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Panoramic Dublin Vistas: Skyview Tower**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F4.jpg?alt=media&token=3a6c5b85-7cee-4243-a564-c12027257713"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome, adventurers! Are you ready to explore Dublin's hidden gems and highlights with me? You've just arrived at one of our most stunning stops on the tour, the Skyview Tower. Did you know that the tower was once a secret government facility? The kind of place that intrigues the spy-loving tourist in us all.\n\nAs the famous author George R.R. Martin once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"The sight of the Skyview Tower took her breath away.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"And I couldn't agree more. Standing tall at 120 meters, it's hard not to be impressed by its sheer size and sleek design. Trust me when I say, you won't even realize how high you are until you steal a glimpse of the city down below!"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F44.jpg?alt=media&token=b5e33e17-0d6f-4107-bfed-5c262744f27b"},{"type":"text","content":"Now, let me tell you a little secret. The tower viewing deck isn't the best view! There's a hidden secret gift shop on the top floor that has the best panoramic views of the city! While you're there, try the local sweet treat \"Teacakes,\" a popular biscuit with marshmallow on top. They're to die for!"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F444.jpg?alt=media&token=0273ed48-6cf9-4449-812e-7cff22988132"},{"type":"text","content":"Well, it's time to keep moving! Take one last look around - the view never gets old - and get ready to explore Dublin's next hidden gem. And remember, there's much more to be discovered at each stop beyond what's written here. Happiness and adventure always await those who take the time to go off the beaten path."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening Hours:\nWednesday 7 am–10 pm\nThursday 7 am–10 pm\nFriday 7 am–10 pm\nSaturday 7 am–10 pm\nSunday 7 am–10 pm\nMonday 7 am–10 pm\nTuesday 7 am–10 pm"},{"type":"link","title":"Location","content":"https://goo.gl/maps/qoR5Z2JBTEYzQi9F7"}]},{"address":"The Hungry Tree","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.35210867134553,"longitude":-6.273214400000002},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Whimsical Wonder: The Hungry Tree**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F1.jpg?alt=media&token=bbbff9e6-07cf-4064-a15b-fac0c27295a4"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to The Hungry Tree! Did you know that this tree has been a local landmark for over 200 years and has become a part of Dublin's folklore? Legend has it that a local shoe maker named James Duffy, after a night of heavy drinking, was walking back to his home when he stumbled upon this tree. In his drunken state, he believed the tree was calling out to him, begging for food. Duffy felt sympathetic towards the tree, and started to feed it with bread and meat, name it \"The Hungry Tree.\" Join me as we learn more about the history of this unique stop and explore its hidden secrets.\n\nAs the famous singer Bob Dylan once wisely said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"Behind every beautiful thing, there is some kind of pain.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"This quote seems to fit perfectly with our next destination, The Hungry Tree. Take a moment to stand in front of us and let me guide you through the fascinating history of Dublin's beloved \"The Hungry Tree\"."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F11.jpg?alt=media&token=88d98ba8-fdd8-4722-a9a0-125e1797c65a"},{"type":"text","content":"It's hard not to be charmed by the story of James Duffy and his belief that a tree could feel hunger pangs. While many walk right past this tree without noticing it, if you look closely, you'll see where some of the locals leave snacks and food for the tree. It's become a unique part of Dublin's identity.\n\nBut did you know that there are many secrets to this tree that many people don't know? One of these secrets is that the tree was once nearly destroyed due to it being hollow and rotting on the inside. It was saved by a group of local volunteers who poured giant concrete support structures inside the tree, saving it from collapse. It's now one of the most unique stops on our tour.\n\nTake a moment to appreciate the intricate details and the sheer size of this magnificent tree. If you're looking for a great photo opportunity, this is it! Before we move on, let's take one more look at the tree and appreciate the unique charm of this stop.\n\n"},{"type":"video","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F111.mp4?alt=media&token=1e82265e-4779-41c3-b566-0e185d44f448"},{"type":"text","content":"If you're done admiring the Hungry Tree, feel free to move on to the next stop at your own time. Remember, there are more hidden gems and fascinating stories to uncover in Dublin, and we're just getting started!"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening Hours:\nWednesday 7:30 am–7:30 pm\nThursday 7:30 am–7:30 pm\nFriday 7:30 am–7:30 pm\nSaturday Closed\nSunday Closed\nMonday 7:30 am–7:30 pm\nTuesday 7:30 am–7:30 pm"},{"type":"link","title":"About","content":"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungry_Tree"}]},{"address":"Iveagh Gardens","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.33553862133265,"longitude":-6.261496849999992},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Serene Oasis: Iveagh Gardens**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F8.jpg?alt=media&token=5cb927ff-05e2-49a6-b571-e0f9aad3234f"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome, my fellow explorers, to Iveagh Gardens, a hidden gem right in the heart of Dublin. Did you know that this park was once a private residence belonging to a wealthy family before being gifted to the city? That's right, this oasis of greenery was once a family's garden, and now it's open for all to enjoy.\n\nAs someone who has been living in Dublin for years, Iveagh Gardens is one of my favorite spots to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. Whether you're looking for a peaceful stroll or a scenic picnic spot, this park has got you covered. And if you're a fan of concerts and cultural events, you're in luck because Iveagh Gardens hosts a variety of performances throughout the year.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F88.jpg?alt=media&token=3297f981-7b6c-4405-8d19-832e19d91a59"},{"type":"text","content":"Now, what makes Iveagh Gardens unique compared to other parks in Dublin, you may ask? Well, for one, its stunning rosarium, a rose garden featuring over 100 different types of roses. It's a haven for nature lovers and photographers. And if you're lucky, you might even catch sight of the resident peacocks that roam the grounds.\n\nIf you're up for a little challenge, try to find the hidden waterfall tucked away in the gardens. It's a peaceful spot that'll transport you to a different world, even if just for a moment.\n\nI'm curious, what's your favorite park or garden in your hometown? Do you have any hidden gems that you'd recommend to fellow travelers?\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F888.jpg?alt=media&token=4eca61fb-53cd-4f68-b0a0-7e0f35e3a54c"},{"type":"text","content":"Alright, explorers, Iveagh Gardens has much more to explore, but we must move on to the next stop. Take your time to enjoy this tranquil haven before we continue on our journey. And don't forget to keep your senses open for all the hidden gems along the way."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening Hours:\nThursday 8 am–6 pm\nFriday 8 am–6 pm\nSaturday 8 am–6 pm\nSunday 10 am–6 pm\nMonday 8 am–6 pm\nTuesday 8 am–6 pm\nWednesday 8 am–6 pm\n\nFree Entry\n\n"},{"type":"link","title":"Official Website","content":"https://iveaghgardens.ie/"}]},{"address":"National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.34040667133644,"longitude":-6.255179849999983},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, Dublin, Ireland**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F351198323_977363500288460_6092416413271727722_n.jpg?alt=media&token=b6d84fc1-6a1b-4b77-91c6-9d04c4e41d17"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology! Have you ever wondered what it's like to stand in the footsteps of history? Well, today you have the chance to explore the past and immerse yourself in Ireland's rich archaeological heritage.\n\nAs a lover of history and a proud Dubliner, I am thrilled to be your tour guide today. In front of us is a stunning building that is home to some of the most iconic Irish artefacts and treasures of Ireland's ancient past. Did you know that this museum houses over two million artefacts that span from prehistoric times to the medieval period? It's incredible!\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"As the famous Irish poet W.B. Yeats once said,"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.\"**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F351259132_635017911836066_1182429815040482538_n.jpg?alt=media&token=59bed786-b33b-4a01-a940-eeee5b31a62d"},{"type":"text","content":"And that's precisely what this museum does - it ignites the passion for our nation's history and helps us better understand our cultural roots. Here at the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology, we will take a journey through time as we explore the ancient life and times of Ireland's ancestors.\n\nAs we look around, we can see unique features that make this museum a true hidden gem. Did you know that it holds the world's largest collection of prehistoric gold artefacts, including the famous Ardagh Chalice and Tara Brooch? Incredible, right?\n\nWhile we're here, I want to share a personal story with you. A few years ago, I stumbled upon a small artefact in this museum that caught my eye. It was a rare Viking silver hoard that was discovered at Annagassan, County Louth. As a proud Louth native myself, I was fascinated by the connection between my hometown's history and this incredible artefact.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F351050476_2160982304072508_4484221713025532862_n.jpg?alt=media&token=0b4c8e7b-939c-47de-bc68-4ccbe17f70d6"},{"type":"text","content":"Take your time and fully immerse yourself in this magnificent museum. When you're done, let's move on to the next stop on today's tour. Thank you for joining me!"},{"type":"text","content":"Hours:\nTuesday 10 am–5 pm\nWednesday 10 am–5 pm Thursday 10 am–5 pm\nFriday 10 am–5 pm\nSaturday 10 am–5 pm\nSunday 1–5 pm\nMonday 1–5 pm"},{"type":"link","title":"Official Website","content":"https://www.museum.ie/en-IE/Museums/Archaeology"}]},{"address":"The Oscar Wilde Memorial","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.34079562133675,"longitude":-6.25042619999999},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Literary Tribute: Oscar Wilde Memorial**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F2.jpg?alt=media&token=f7023dbb-8497-431d-ad21-7419128e1100"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to the Oscar Wilde Memorial! Have you ever wondered what it's like to stand in the footsteps of one of the greatest writers of all time? Well, now you can! As Oscar Wilde once said,"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"I can resist everything except temptation,”**"},{"type":"text","content":"and I bet you'll find that it's hard to resist a visit to this beautiful monument.\n\nFun fact for you, this memorial was unveiled on the anniversary of Wilde's death and is a tribute to his marvelous life. It's a popular spot for literature lovers and those who appreciate artistic creativity. This stop on our walking tour is a hidden gem that you won't find on the typical tourist trail, but luckily, you have me as your guide to show you all the city's best-kept secrets.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F22.jpg?alt=media&token=876b30ae-c6db-4ea7-82fe-9c9b25d33833"},{"type":"text","content":"Take your time to soak in the beauty of the memorial and snap a photo or two. It’s the perfect place to simply sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Whether you’re a fan of Wilde’s works or just appreciate the beauty of a well-designed statue, this stop will not disappoint."},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F222.jpg?alt=media&token=44707560-9628-4be7-b1aa-66c0fd1609f1"},{"type":"text","content":"Alright, once you’ve taken in all that the Oscar Wilde Memorial has to offer, let's move on to the next stop on our tour. Don't forget to ask me about my favorite hidden gems in the city, I'm happy to share my local knowledge with you!"},{"type":"text","content":"Entry Fee:\nFrom May 2 to September, 2023, the house is available for walk-in house visits from 11am to 6pm (the last admission of the day is at 5.15pm).\n\nThe cost of admission is €12. Students and seniors pay €10.\n\nIn May, guided tours of the house take place on Saturdays at 6.30pm. The acclaimed guided tour costs €18 per person, lasts 90 minutes, and tells the entire astounding story of the Wilde family.\n\n"},{"type":"link","title":"Official Website","content":"https://www.dannyosborne.com/oscar-wilde-monument-1"}]},{"address":"Sweny's Pharmacy","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.341913671337615,"longitude":-6.25051604999999},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Joyful Literary Haven: Sweny's Pharmacy**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F5.jpg?alt=media&token=08830dbb-cd3b-4ca3-81a2-c4af571af7cf"},{"type":"text","content":"\"Welcome to Sweny's Pharmacy, one of the most unique stops on our walking tour of the hidden gems of Dublin. Did you know that this pharmacy is not only a historical landmark, but it also played a significant role in Irish literature? As a local guide, it's my pleasure to show you all the hidden secrets of this special place.\n\nThe famous Irish author, James Joyce, mentioned this spot in his iconic novel \"Ulysses,\" and if you're a literature fan, you'll appreciate the opportunity to stand in the footsteps of one of the most influential writers in history. As Joyce once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**'Sweny's is a sacred spot, a pharmacy, a drugstore, a gem of Irishities.'**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F55.jpg?alt=media&token=d12126d2-48e5-4c3c-8694-f6f091334758"},{"type":"text","content":"As a pharmacist that has been in continuous operation since 1847, Sweny's offers a unique insight into the medical history of Dublin. While the shop no longer operates as a traditional pharmacy, the original furnishings and preserved stock have been kept intact, and you'll see them as you explore.\n\nTake your time and feel free to look around, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the store, and perhaps pick up one of their famous lemon soaps as a souvenir. Don't forget to ask the friendly staff working here any questions; they love to share their knowledge of this historic pharmacy.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F555.jpg?alt=media&token=67e0df82-7a12-4cf1-bc55-563b3130c08d"},{"type":"text","content":"Thank you for joining me in exploring this incredible stop. Now that you've experienced the magic of Sweny's, it's time to move on to the next stop on our tour. Remember, take your time, absorb the history and let me know when you're ready to continue our journey.\""},{"type":"text","content":"Working Hours:\nMonday – Sunday\n11am – 6pm"},{"type":"link","title":"Official Website","content":"https://www.sweny.ie/"}]},{"address":"Kellogg's Skyline Croke Park","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.36071382135223,"longitude":-6.249750100000004},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Elevated Stadium Experience: Kellogg's Skyline**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F6.jpg?alt=media&token=bb6b2288-2834-4f8b-9450-7f92bcb0c93c"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to the iconic Kellogg's Skyline Croke Park! Have you ever wondered what it's like to stand in the footsteps of history? Well, you're about to find out! As your local guide, I'm excited to show you all the hidden gems and secrets of this beautiful city, and this stop is no exception.\n\nAs the fourth largest stadium in Europe, Croke Park has hosted countless historical sporting events, concerts and even the Papal visit of 2018. I bet you didn't know that in 2009, U2 set a world record for the highest grossing single concert performance in history at this very stadium!\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F66.jpg?alt=media&token=71f9ca8a-0ac8-44e1-b3ac-34ecc8a4a5f9"},{"type":"text","content":"But, Croke Park isn't just a landmark for sports enthusiasts. It has a significant cultural and historical importance to the Irish people. In 1920, this stadium was the site of the Bloody Sunday massacre, where British troops fired on a Gaelic football match killing 14 people. The stadium's museum, located inside, tells the full story of this tragic event.\n\nAs the first female tour guide at Croke Park, it's an honor to share my insider knowledge with you. So go ahead, take a walk around, feel the energy of the stadium and visualize the incredible events that have taken place within these walls.\n\nDon't forget to snap a photo of the stunning view of Dublin's skyline from the top of the stadium. As Mae West once said,\n\n"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"So, make sure your visit to Croke Park is a memorable one!"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F666.jpg?alt=media&token=57d10f64-7d7d-4ed2-9c6d-e11f9d928eae"},{"type":"text","content":"When you're ready to move on, just let me know and we'll continue our exploration of the beautiful city of Dublin."},{"type":"text","content":"Opening Hours:\nThursday 11:30 am–2:30 pm\nFriday 11:30 am–2:30 pm\nSaturday 11:30 am–2:30 pm\nSunday 11:30 am–2:30 pm\nMonday 11:30 am–2:30 pm\nTuesday 11:30 am–2:30 pm\nWednesday 11:30 am–2:30 pm\n\nEntry Fee:\n€22 for Adults\n€20 for Students/Seniors\n(with identification - 12 years or older for student tickets)\n\n"},{"type":"link","title":"Official Website","content":"https://crokepark.ie/skyline"}]},{"address":"Croke Park","location":{"longitudeDelta":0.1161718275106547,"latitudeDelta":0.09219986310369421,"latitude":53.36004756256691,"longitude":-6.251050100000013},"media":[{"type":"text","content":"# **Gaelic Pride: Croke Park**"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F7.jpg?alt=media&token=dd78fefc-5207-4d38-bf36-c32caa945a01"},{"type":"text","content":"Welcome to Croke Park, one of the most iconic spots in all of Dublin! I bet you're wondering what makes this location so special and unique compared to other landmarks and structures in Dublin.\n\nDid you know that Croke Park has a rich history tied to Irish culture and sports? As home of the Gaelic Athletic Association, this stadium has played host to countless thrilling matches and events - it's truly a hub of excitement and energy. As a local tour guide, I'm thrilled to be able to walk you through this incredible cultural hub and show you all the hidden gems that make this place so special.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F3.jpg?alt=media&token=1bffa567-44b2-4873-a535-2f892debb673"},{"type":"text","content":"As Winston Churchill once said,"},{"type":"text","content":"**\"We shape our buildings; thereafter, they shape us.\"**"},{"type":"text","content":"And this is truly evident at Croke Park. This stadium is an architectural feat unlike any other, perfect to capture your attention with its impressive blend of modern design and traditional Irish elements.\n\nAs we take a look around, try to envision the echo of cheers and roars and the thunderous applause that has filled this stadium on countless occasions throughout history! From blood-pumping matches to massive concerts with legendary performers, Croke Park has seen it all and continues to attract the world's most legendary performers to its stage.\n\n"},{"type":"img","content":"https://firebasestorage.googleapis.com/v0/b/freeguides-prod.appspot.com/o/assets%2Ftours%2F5yX2C81R8moepKbxlyWk%2F777.jpg?alt=media&token=1d1193b9-03e3-4252-8c29-47ae57fcd2c3"},{"type":"text","content":"Feel free to explore and interact with the environment to get the full experience of this landmark. Take your time to admire the size and beauty of this stunning stadium, and let me know when you're ready to continue on our journey through the hidden gems and highlights of Dublin!"},{"type":"text","content":"Opening Hours:\nThursday 9 am–5 pm\nFriday 9 am–5 pm\nSaturday 10 am–5 pm\nSunday 10 am–5 pm\nMonday 9 am–5 pm\nTuesday 9 am–5 pm\nWednesday 9 am–5 pm\nEntry Fee;\nAdult €6.50\nChild (U12) €4.50\nStudent/Senior €5.50\nFamily (2 Adults & 2 Children) €17\nFamily (2 Adults & 3 Children) €18\nChildren (under 3) FREE."},{"type":"link","title":"Official Website","content":"https://crokepark.ie/"}]}]
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