Killiney Hill in Dublin

The historic port town of Dublin offers travellers some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. The perfect blend of raw natural landscapes and bold architecture has resulted in a treasure trove of photo opportunities.

Photographers and social media veterans in search of accommodation Dublin City Centre will find themselves surrounded by opportunities at the O’Callaghan Mont Clare Hotel. There is a multitude of photogenic spots in close range that will have you snapping shots constantly during your trip. Here are a few of the best places to take your camera this season.

Sandymount Strand

Sandymount, Dublin

Along the coast of the beautiful village of Sandymount in Dublin, you’ll find some all kinds of gorgeous scenery. The calm, clear water that leads out into the Irish Sea can be seen reflecting the light of the sun or moon like a perfect mirror. The colourful symmetry makes for some amazing shots that are sure to get your followers hitting the like buttons on your social media page. As you stroll along the water’s edge you see a number of buildings and land masses that seem to float across the horizon between the water and the sky.

Killiney Hill

Dublin Bay

For some of the most breathtaking views in Ireland, be sure to head over to Killiney Hill during your stay at the O’Callaghan Mont Clare Hotel. The rolling hills and dense greenery offer photographers a huge range of colour and texture to fill their composition with. Now that the weather is getting colder, the vibrant mixture of brown, orange and green will provide a diverse colour palette that experienced photographers will love experimenting with. The view of the sea from the top of the hill is amazing so be sure to take your wide angle lens to capture all of the detail.

Temple Bar District

If you’re looking to capture the magic of Dublin’s bustling streets, there’s no better place to take your camera than Temple Bar. The vibrant area is located in the heart of Dublin and is always full of excited travellers and interesting locals. The colourful, quirky buildings offer shutterbugs a multitude of different opportunities to capture the vibrancy of Dublin. The lights, the decorations and the brightly painted buildings make the Temple Bar area an Instagrammer’s paradise.

Christ Church Cathedral

Wood Quay, Dublin

There are plenty of churches and religious buildings to visit in Dublin but if you only have time to see one, treat your camera to a stroll through the breathtakingly beautiful Christ Church Cathedral. The iconic church was built in 1030 and has since stood proudly in the heart of Dublin. There are endless opportunities to feature is in your photos. Snap a landscape photo that shows the spire reaching up above the city skyline, stand at the foot of the doors and point your lens up to capture the scale or head inside the historic hall and get some close-ups of the intricate detail.

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