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Address: O'Connell St., Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-705-7000
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During Ireland's battle for independence against the British, this building...

During Ireland's battle for independence against the British, this building was used as a fort by Irish rebel troops.

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The very centre of Dublin

The GPO is THE reference point in Dublin. As post offices go, it's a beautiful building on the inside and outside. There's plenty of interesting history related to the 1916 Easter... read more

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Dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The GPO is THE reference point in Dublin. As post offices go, it's a beautiful building on the inside and outside. There's plenty of interesting history related to the 1916 Easter rising, and you can still see the bullet marks on the outside of the building.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Of course you can find here stamps or whatever post services you need, but you can also admire the peculiar architecture of the building.

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The GPO includes a fine museum downstairs with a lot of information about life for the people of Dublin during the Easter Rising - the life of a revolutionary, a wife and mother, a young runner, a politician, etc. It really helped to make the Easter Rising feel a lot more human to me, to make it alive out of... More 

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Glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A great exhibition & the film is well worth watching. An interactive & informative account of the 1916 uprising. Lovely cafe & shop too

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were staying near the Post Office (GPO) and had walked past it several times before we ventured inside. Besides its architectural significance and role as the headquarters of the Irish Post Office, Dublin’s GPO holds a place of particular symbolic importance for Irish people. We were lured in by camera crew doing a story for the local TV station.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A functioning post office on one side and a museum of the 1916 Easter Rising on the other. The museum costs 10Euro but gives you a glimpse into the rising.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was closed so we did not get inside but the architecture from the outside was brilliant and historic. Right around the corner from Dublin Castle.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After having a look at the beautiful interior of the GPO (totally restored after being destroyed during the 1916 uprising), spend an hour or so looking at the Rising exhibition in a separate area which includes a well-made 3D video with good special effects which summarises what happened at Easter 1916 in Dublin.

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Telford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very grand for a post office, sat in the heart of O'connell st , lots of preachers outside though so best to walk otherside of the stone pillars

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great interactive exhibition really informative and well presented role playing staff were great had to contend with loads of school groups but that is what its there for and they certainly seemed to be engaged

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