Dublin ranked second friendliest urban destination in the world

Dublin City has been renowned for giving visitors from across the globe a warm while on vacation in Ireland‘s capital city. Dublin’s reputation got an added boost when one of the most popular travel guides in the world voted the Irish capital the second most welcoming city on the planet.

The travel magazine Rough Guides asked its readers to rate the friendliest cities they have visited, with Dublin reaching number 2 in the rankings. This comes not long after influential tourism magazine Conde Nast recognised Dublin as the world’s fifth friendliest urban destination.

The Irish capital is placed in second behind the Scottish city of Glasgow having for offering visitors a warn welcome, according to the Rough Guides readers poll.

Describing the city, the Rough Guides says: “Spend a weekend enjoying the Georgian townhouses, squares and historic churches among some of the friendliest people in the world.”

Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, welcomed the news and acknowledged that the “Irish welcome” was one of the country’s main attractions during trips to Ireland.

“This accolade by the readers of Rough Guides gives Tourism Ireland another wonderful platform to continue to promote Dublin and the island of Ireland throughout the world as a ‘must-see’ destination.”

This great accolade comes as no surprise and when it comes to people visiting Dublin or for those looking for hen or stag ideas Dublin has long being a popular choice for many years.

The top five friendliest cities was completed by the cities of Montreal, Liverpool and Tokyo according to the travel survey.

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