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Dublin Spire

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O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
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“meeting point” (22 reviews)
O'Connell Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dublin Spire is a very high monument, which seems a spike located in the center of Dublin, near Temple Bar zone. We saw it, when we arrive to the bus stop, and we did not wait anything as this. The first impression was amazing and...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Spire, also known as the Erection at the Intersection or the Stilletto in the Ghetto among other names is a great meeting point due to its height. Otherwise it‘s pretty uneventful. Our tourguide told us that it’s expensive for tax payers because it‘s not...More

Thank RebekkaBr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Spire in O'connell street is amazingly high, and very impressive to stand at the bottom and admire .

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dublin Spire is the main symbol of modernity in the city. It is located at the core of Dublin, right in the middle of O’Connell Street. Its height is a metaphor for the Irish to believe that nothing is impossible. Some Dubliners argue that the...More

Thank Michela C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You cant miss this Spire its a giant metal spike in the middle of the street. Great point of reference when walking, grabbing the bus and Luas when site seeing.

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can't miss this towering aluminum piece of art work that is erected smack dab centre boulevard on O'Connell Street. Not very inspiring but it is a good meeting point and also the start of walking tours around Dublin. Very sad that this modern art...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The spire is basically a very tall metal stick. There was no sign saying why it was built or what it represents. You can't climb up to get a view, personally I didn't think it looked very attractive either.

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazingly tall stainless steel spire at Dublin City Center. A very tall needle like structure indeed.

Thank ActiveAnsh
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This ugly and uninspiring sculpture has one redeeming feature, if you are lost in nearby streets it can provide a landmark.

Thank therealnickpark
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

When with Friends or Family you have to give this a go. Stand with you back against the Spire and look up! Probably not best idea if you have a a couple of pint 🙊

Thank Barrscull
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mick m
27 March 2016|
Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
It was built of 6 separate sections which were manufactured elsewhere and assembled on site. It's around 120 metres high and built of stainless steel. It's also called the Monument of Light