Guinness is synonymous with Ireland and when in Dublin, no visit is complete without a tour of Ireland’s number one visitor attraction, the spectacular Guiness Storehouse to find out about Ireland’s most famous export.
Located in the heart of the legendary St James’s Gates Brewery in Dublin, Guinness Storehouse was the former fermentation plant of the brewery, now remodeled into a seven story visitor experience, dedicated to the history of the word famous beer.
Guinness Storehouse is where you can trace the story of Guinness from its beginning 250 years ago until the present day. It all began in 1759 when Arthur Guinness started brewing his famous ‘Porter‘ which is now produced around the world at the rate of over 10 million glasses each day. No visit to Dublin is complete without enjoying a complimentary pint with the best view of the city!
This historical building is central to Dublin’s and Ireland’s heritage, and has been continually updated to create a blend of fascinating industrial tradition with a contemporary edge. The highlight of the visit for many is Gravity Bar, where you can enjoy 360 degree panoramic views across Dublin while savoring your pint of Guinness.
Your tour experience starts by standing at the bottom of the world’s largest pint glass, which rises up through the centre of the seven storey building. If full, the giant pint glass atrium would hold 14.3 million pints of Guinness. At the bottom of the glass atrium you will see the 9000 year lease that our founder Arthur Guinness signed on the St. James’s Gate Brewery in
Having learned how each pint of Guinness is brewed, you will then be invited to experience your first sample of Guinness.Guinness beer became loved around the world because it retained its wonderful flavor, even after the long and arduous journeys of yesteryear
Explore the transportation methods used to take the Guinness beer from St James’s Gate and beyond – including horses, trains, barges, ships and road transport. Today Guinness beer is transported to over 150 countries worldwide.
On the fourth floor you will be shown how to pour own Perfect Pint of Guinness. And of course you can enjoy your perfect pint over-looking the Brewery in The Perfect Pint Bar.
Sit and relax in Arthur’s Bar on the fifth floor, enjoying spectacular views of the St. James’s Gate Brewery as it goes about its daily task of brewing the millions of glasses of Guinness beer that are consumed each day around the world.
On the seventh floor, you can sit and relax. while taking in the breath-taking panoramic 360° views of Dublin city and beyond. While here you can truly immerse yourself in the fun, friendly and warm atmosphere of Guinness Storehouse the Home of Irish Guinness. Sláinte!
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