Historic Sites in Dublin

Historic Sites in Dublin, Ireland

Dublin Historic Sites

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  • Hetty M
    5 contributions
    Must do this tour whilst in dublin. Really informative and great value for money. Our tour guide Ellen was really knowledgable and engaging so thank you for a great tour x
    Written 8 December 2022
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  • Abamagal
    Pensacola, FL289 contributions
    Enjoyed our return visit to Guinness. This attraction is well laid out and interesting. We enjoyed the tasting portion and the time in the gravity bar. Suggestion: Add tables in the Gravity Bar- it was hard to find a place to sit. Otherwise, a great visit.
    Written 8 December 2022
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  • CO'B
    Dublin2 contributions
    Four of us went on the tour on Sunday 4th December.Gillian, our tour guide was absolutely amazing. I was so touched by the history of the house and I felt this tour brought out the stories of those 100 people who lived in the house. It was so emotional at times and I felt it was one of the best tours I ever went on in Ireland. This is a must to see,put it on your 'TO DO' list to understand the social hisotry of Dublin at that time.
    Written 4 December 2022
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  • Greg M
    Millersville, PA249 contributions
    This is a must see in Dublin. The admission is worth it, especially if you take the tour by one of the knowledgeable guides. Our guide was Jean. She really made the tour interesting and educational. The cathedral has many things similar to Westminster Abbey in London which Jean made a point to mention.

    This beautiful church has a very rich history and you will enjoy visiting.

    M. Greg Miller
    Written 29 November 2022
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  • Travis S
    Conception Bay South, Canada49 contributions
    Just to walk thru these old churches and see the workmanship gone into the building is amazing even if your not religious well worth a visit
    Written 29 November 2022
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  • Angela
    13 contributions
    We heard about this museum from a tour guide and decided to include it in our trip. It turned out to be a high point. It was easy to move through and informative. If you're not particularly interested in history, this might not be for you. But if you're interested in Vikings, this is a must do.
    Written 1 September 2022
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  • Abamagal
    Pensacola, FL289 contributions
    We enjoyed the castle tour. The young man who checked us in was very friendly and was able to get us lined up for a guided tour starting very soon. The tour itself could give more Castle history and especially the upstair rooms. The Christmas decorations were beautiful.
    Written 8 December 2022
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  • Clare T
    Dublin, Ireland4 contributions
    Absolutely excellent and intriguing tour, with insightful and humorous insights delivered by the exceptional tour guide Martin. Loved it!
    Written 9 October 2022
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  • Ciaran F
    1 contribution
    Fantastic tour, you can feel the history in the walls. Bernie was our guide and she added such character to the tour!
    Written 16 May 2022
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  • JnVSydney
    Greater Sydney, Australia15,863 contributions
    located a little out from Dublin city, is the most beautiful structure and ground, built in the late 1600's it was a home for retired veterans/soldiers, these days in is home to modern arts museums and holds cultural events within the grounds, definitely a must see.
    Written 16 September 2022
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  • StephenCross
    Dublin, Ireland17,472 contributions
    Leinster House is a fantastic building that houses government departments including the department of finance. It’s stunning!
    Written 31 January 2022
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  • Pinakshi K
    12 contributions
    The entire walk up to the very top was lovely. The hike was quite moderate but bear in mind not to follow unknown shortcuts. You might end up doing a tougher hike. The best thing to do would be to follow the trail. The hike is absolutely worth though. The view from the top is stunning and it's definitely one of the best spots to watch the sun set. I got some very pretty snaps of sunsets on my way back.
    Written 9 June 2021
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  • motorcar1
    Dublin, Ireland8,048 contributions
    Smithfield Square is unrecognisable from what it was before the rejuvenation for the 21st century. I’m in the motor industry and I remember going to the Corporation Weight Bridge at the top of the square to get vans weighted to get them taxed. Today the old businesses and scrapyards are gone and it’s a beautiful cosmopolitan area with tourist attractions bars, restaurants, museums and a cinema plus lots of apartments
    Written 22 October 2020
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  • Rusmir
    Dublin, Ireland174 contributions
    Beautiful Lord Mayor House is located in city centre - Dawson Street. It's dating from 18th century, and it's one of the oldest buildings in Dublin. Tour is possible as well, you'll have to check official website and to follow all of the steps to book the tour. Photo is taken during Christmas Holidays 19.
    Written 14 October 2020
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  • Sundncr
    Washington DC, DC1,039 contributions
    This station could be a 30 minute walk from O'Connell street and the temple bar area. If you are coming from the airport, the Dublin Express bus stops here at the train station. It can save you some money on a taxi ride from the center.

    There are local buses that go to this station too from Temple bar area. So, it is pretty convenient to reach from the airport.

    I think this station serves trains that ply east towards Cork, Limerick etc.

    There are coffee shops, a cavernous restaurant with some good Irish food, some convenience stores etc.

    Compared to London, this station is small but easier to navigate. You look at the arrival and departure of your trains on the screen. For my train, I had to get a ticket printed at a booth. It would advisable to come early as you could end up in a line to get your ticket printed.
    Written 18 November 2022
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