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Dublin Castle

133 locals recommend
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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Location
County Dublin
Phone+353 1 645 8800
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:15 PM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi
Yes
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Tips from locals

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.
John
John
July 10, 2019
Sited in the heart of the walled medieval city, St Audoen’s Church is the only remaining medieval parish church in Dublin. It is dedicated to St Ouen the 7th century bishop of Rouen and patron saint of Normandy. Most of the building is maintained by the Office of Public Works, whose Visitor Centre…
Andrew
Andrew
January 07, 2019
Dublin Castle is one of the more curious castles we've been to. A mash of architectural styles from the past 800 years makes this castle quite interesting visually. The castle tour is relatively cheap (€10-€12 for adults) and on it you'll see the River Poddle (now deep underground), a river which…
Fabio
Fabio
December 27, 2018
It won't look exactly like a castle but trust me it was there in some point of the history.