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Dublin Castle

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About this place
Built between 1208 and 1220, this complex represents some of the oldest surviving architecture in the city, and was the centre of English power in Ireland for over seven centuries until it was taken of by the Irish Free State in 1922.
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Pembroke Townhouse
Pembroke Townhouse
November 11, 2019
The heart of historic Dublin, Dublin Castle is a breath-taking attraction that should be on any visitor's must-see list.
Mark
Mark
October 07, 2019
Historic space which was erected on the site of a Viking settlement.
Laura
Laura
September 25, 2019
There is so much to see in Dublin Castle, you won't be disappointed. The oldest tower dates back to 1228. The grounds are free to walk around, visit the gardens and the Chester Beatty Library while you're there.
Mary
Mary
September 13, 2019
Dublin Castle was a key target during the Easter Rising of 1916, which marked the first step towards the end of British rule in Ireland. It is steeped in Irish History
Maeve
Maeve
July 18, 2019
A beautiful castle steeped in Irish history, take a guided tour and learn all the facts about it. Wonder around the park area behind the castle and visit Chester Beatty Museum.

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Location
County Dublin
Phone+353 1 645 8800
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 9:45 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wifi
Yes
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