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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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Location
County Dublin
Phone+353 1 645 8800
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Wednesday 9:45 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi
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Tips from locals

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.
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…