Culture Night ’24: Hit Your Daily Steps Goal While Exploring Dublin’s Cultural Highlights

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Arthaus Hotel reveals average number of steps to reach Dublin’s culture night attractions.

September 2023 – Looking for a way to fuse culture and cardio on your next adventure around Dublin City? Dublin’s Arthaus Hotel is challenging people to explore Dublin on foot this Culture Night and get those all-important steps in.

As one of Dublin’s most central hotels, The Arthaus Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the offerings of this year’s Culture Night on Friday 22nd September. Here’s the top locations for 10 Culture Night events as chosen by the team at Arthaus, and how many steps you can expect to clock up when walking to each one from The Arthaus Hotel!

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Steps: 93

Located just 65 metres from the Arthaus, the Royal College of Surgeons building is an iconic part of Dublin city. This Culture Night, they are opening the doors and offering free self-guided tours of RCSI’s historic buildings. Find out more here.

St Stephen’s Green Unitarian Church

Steps: 372

Fancy hearing the heavenly sounds of a church organ? Head for St Stephen’s Green Unitarian Church, where, on Culture Night, the Royal Irish Academy of Music will be running scheduled performances on the restored Walker Organ. Find out more here.

Whitefriar Street Church

Steps: 643

For something different this Culture Night, make your way to Whitefriar Street Church to visit the many shrines, (including the relics of St. Valentine) , watch choir performances and

listen to Carole O’Connor, resident organist play on the famous Kenneth Jones Pipe Organ. Find out more here.

The Mansion House

Steps: 715

Ever wondered what the inside of Dawson Street’s Mansion House looks like? Well, wonder no more, because this Culture Night you can step inside this 300-year-old building and explore with a self-guided tour. Find out more here.

Chester Beatty

Steps: 1072

This Culture Night, Dublin’s famous Chester Beatty is offering a host of interesting events including drop-in activities for families, Indian classical dance performances and live music with singer-songwriter Edel Meade. Find out more here.

Trinity College

Steps: 1215

Enjoy a journey through the historic campus of Trinity College this Culture Night with a 30-minute guided tour, followed by a visit to the famous Book of Kells in the Old Hall. Finish your time there by taking in the beautiful surroundings of the Long Room, a library unlike any other. Find out more here.

National Concert Hall

Steps: 1287

Want to hone your singing skills? Head to the National Concert Hall where you are welcome to participate in a pop-up choir workshop this Culture Night. Find out more here.

National Gallery of Ireland

Steps: 1572

Immerse yourself in art this Culture Night with a free guided tour of the National Gallery of Ireland. View new exhibitions or take a special tour of the gallery, such as one which focuses on LGBTQIA+ representation in art. Find out more here.

Merrion Square Open-Air Art Gallery

Steps: 1429

Chat to the artists of Merrion Square’s famous ‘Open Air Gallery’ and view their works of art this Culture Night. Founded in 1985, this outdoor gallery has become a staple part of Dublin’s art and culture scene. Find out more here.

Dead Zoo

Steps: 1572

Fondly known to Dubliners as the ‘Dead Zoo’, Dublin’s Natural History Museum, offers visitors the chance to get up close and personal with a host of invasive species and plants. Drop in this Culture Night to learn more from museum educators and special guest scientists from the National Biodiversity Data Centre. Find out more here.

For more information on the Arthaus Hotel and Laszlo’s Bar and Restaurant, visit www.arthausdublin.ie.

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