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The Custom House

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The Custom House, which has been a Dublin landmark for over two hundred years, was the architectural masterpiece of James Gandon. It was completed in 1791 after a ten-year construction period. This exhibition outlines the history of the Custom...more
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Custom House Quay, Dublin D01 W6X0, Ireland
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Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Seen it on 3rd, 4th and 5th April 2019. Building with a green dome. Neoclassical design by James Gandon. The original structure was built in the 18th century, however, it caught fire in 1921 and was rebuilt in 1928. It was restored once more and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 25, 2019 via mobile

There is so many lovely buildings in Dublin this is one of them. Did not go inside the building is just beautiful when the sun hits it.

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

You can get blasé. There are so many. This, on the Liffey has open vistas and is another fitting monument to the history of Dublin

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The custom house in dublin is old historical sites which is now best attraction in winter time with winter light

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Dint go in the place as you ad to pay but took loads of pictures what were amazing Defo recomend going their

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Like most Customs Houses around the world it is big. It sits on the bank of the Liffey River and is a remarkable piece of architecture, built in the early 1790's. Although you not be allowed in side it's still worth a look at from...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

The Custom House is a very impressive building which is now over 200 years old, I didn't have the time to go round the interior but the outside is very impressive and definitely worth a photostop

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

We went by the Custom house while on a walking tour. There's not much to see, but that's NOT why you go here. I would say this is a must see on a walking tour. It is one of those few historical places that is...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed August 11, 2018

Many visitors to Dublin are likely to drive past The Customs House and be impressed with its stature and classical architecture. Upon talking to a number of other tourists few seem to take advantage of the free entry to wander around the ground and first...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

Piece of great architecture that's nice to look at both from the outside and inside. Entry is free and there are free restrooms inside as well. However the exhibition itself felt rather lackluster and it's no big loss if it isn't visited.

Date of experience: July 2018
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