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There are many sides to Dublin and even if you’re visiting for only a few days, you’ll probably see them all. Because of the city’s compact size, prosperity and poverty live side by side, especially around the north inner city. However, most Dubliners take a real pride in their city. With good reason, too, as it has so much to offer, from great shopping to world-class galleries and museums. And, ofcourse, a fantastic pub scene.

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Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle

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Once the fortified seat of British rule in Ireland, the Dublin Castle (Caisleán Bhaile Átha Cliath) is the city’s main attraction - and a governmental building. The only survivor of the original fortifications dating 1228 is the Record Tower.

Dublin Castle is open for public visitation, however access is by guided tour only. The public can only visit The State Apartments and Medieval Undercroft. The State Apartments are the venue for Ireland’s Presidencies of the European Union, Presidential inaugurations and prestigious functions.

Children under 6 don’t pay entrance fees.

Dublin Castle
S Great Georges ST., Dublin
Phone
+ 353 1 645 8813
Email
dublincastle@opw.ie
Website
www.dublincastle.ie/
Hours
Dublin Castle is open to the public Monday to Saturday 10.00 - 16.45 and Sunday 12.00 - 16.45