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Built in 1745, this beautiful building inspired the making of the White House and now serves as the Irish Parliament.
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Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is refurbishment work going on but it is still well worth visiting. You can see the chamber and parts of the interior, but the real benefit is the explanation the guide provides on how the parliament works. She was just brilliant. Note that you...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

I highly recommend the visit to the Irish Parliament. I am Polish and I have already visited a lot of Parliaments - in Poland, Hungary, France, as well as the European Parliament and Stormont in Northern Ireland. I had the privilege to be the only...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

Would recommend emailing Leinster House a few days before your visit to go on one of their guided tours. Last an hour, are informative and see the Parliament chambers.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

But with scaffolding covered with a photographic reproduction of the facade. They’re doing restoration work. This, with adjoining concert hall, library and museums, is a stunning collection of som of the best Georgian and Victorian public buildings that Dublin has to offer

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Near to the National Gallery this is a stunning building that also has some restoration work taking place. It is a beautiful building and worth checking out.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

The house was built in 1745, and has been the seat of the Irish Parliament since 1922 when it was formed, it is currently undergoing a significant refurbishment, which considering its 270 year vintage is probably well deserved

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful historic building and as an unique citizen of 4.5 million other unique Irish & New Irish citizens I am proud of our heritage. Also I am proud of the fact that we embraced our colonial masters and kept what they left...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

It was a good experience. But do go after the renovations are done, the pictures will not have scaffolding from the outside and you will get more access to other areas in the inside.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018

We stopped by but were unable to go in as tickets were not available, or booking arrangements needed to be make beforehand. However, we took some pictures, and learned about the architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

If you are as lucky as us to have Pauric as your guide you’ll find this a very interesting and informative tour! He informed and entertained from beginning to end and caters for all ages from the very young kids that were in the group...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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