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Address: Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 01 645 8813
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Dublin Castle was for 700 years the seat of British power in Ireland...
Dublin Castle was for 700 years the seat of British power in Ireland. Today you can still view the remains of the 13th century structure as part of the guided tour. The present Dublin Castle dates from the mid 1700's and today is used by the Irish Governemnt for state events such as the inauguration of the Irish President and state banquets for visiting dignatories. Amongst the highlights are the Ladies Drawing Room, the Throne Room and St. Patricks Hall.
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Dublin Historical Walking Tour including Trinity College

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Nice location to walk through on a sunny day

It is a nice place, centrally located, nice to walk through the grounds when on the way to some other historic site. You can take a rest on the grass and relax before continuing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It is a nice place, centrally located, nice to walk through the grounds when on the way to some other historic site. You can take a rest on the grass and relax before continuing your walking tour of te city.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We opted for the self-guided tour, which was actually short (took us 30 mins). My daughter, a teen from NZ who has never seen a castle before found it quite interesting, but I have seen grander and larger European castles, so this was a little disapointing for me. Maybe the guided tour has more info to liven things up?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Dublin castle is a beautiful piece of history in Ireland. It has amazing state rooms & is open to the public. I'd rerecorded the guided tour as this allows you to see much more of the castle than the self guided which only allows access to the state rooms. Beautiful architecture & magnificent state rooms. One of which is still... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We sought out the castle because it was on the Heritage Pass we had purchased at Kilmainham Gaol. We didn't take a tour because there was a rather long wait for the next available one. We did the self guided version of the State Apartments and listened in on a little of one of the guided tours. It was okay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Dublin Castle seems to be a great place to see some basic history and a mix of architecture through additions. Enjoyed the architectural aspects the most!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

well worth the € for a guided tour which lets you see the medieval structures of the castle as well as a visit to the chapel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

While the castle seems to hold a place in Dublins history,for outsiders it is of some interest,but not really a castle and the history is relatively contemporary.Its probably a wet day fall back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Sorry but it doesn't resemble the typical castle that we all might know but none the less it is very worth while visiting there, we stopped off on one of the local tour buses, saw what we had to see and moved on. Not to far from the Guinness brewery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Take the guided tour! You'll learn so much about the city and it's fascinating history. Do this on your first day in Dublin and for the rest of your stay, you'll understand far more about everything that surrounds you. Oh! And once you're done with that visit, go see the prison

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We did not have time for the tour but took a walk through the court yard and around the garden. Lovely respite after a long day of travel. Really interesting.

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Address: Address: Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 01 645 8813
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre

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