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The monuments of Dublin

To not miss anything of Dublin: top places, all geolocated monuments, audio-guides and itineraries. Do Tours lists authentic sites to see

Visiter Irish Houses of Parliament

Irish Houses of Parliament

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There has been a Parliament in Ireland since the 13th century, but over time the representation of the local population;...

Visiter Trinity College

Trinity College

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The first University of Dublin was founded in 1311 by the Pope. It was closed after the Reformation. The new University...

Visiter Old Library

Old Library

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The university library plays a very important role: it is linked to all UK libraries and receives every year some...

Visiter Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral

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Under a Viking King, the first church was built there from 1038. It had a very basic structure....

Visiter Saint Patrick's Cathedral

Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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Dublin has two cathedrals, which is quite unusual and a difficult situation only resolved in 1300 through the "Pacis...

Visiter Dublin Castle

Dublin Castle

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The original Dublin Castle was built in 1204 by Meiler Fitzhenry on the orders of King John of England shortly after...

Visiter National Museum of Ireland

National Museum of Ireland

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This museum is mainly focused on Irish art and culture. Its 3 departments are housed in 3 separate buildings: they are...

Visiter Irish Museum of Modern Art

Irish Museum of Modern Art

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It was founded in 1990 and is housed in the former Royal Hospital Kilmainham that was built in the 17th century to...

Visiter Custom House

Custom House

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This Custom House is a neoclassical style building that was built from 1781 to 1791 according to designs by Thomas...

Visiter Kilmainham Gaol (prison)

Kilmainham Gaol (prison)

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This former prison, which is now a museum, was built in 1796 and remained active until 1924. It was used to incarcerate...

Visiter Government Buildings

Government Buildings

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This is a set of buildings dedicated, on one hand, to the Royal College of Science and, on the other hand, to the Irish...

Visiter Dublinia

Dublinia

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This museum, which is dedicated to the Vikings and the Middle Ages, is located at the « Synode Hall”, which has been...

Visiter National Library

National Library

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The institution was founded by a decree in 1877 by which the Dublin Royal Society gave its entire collection of books...

Visiter Casino at Marino

Casino at Marino

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This pavilion was designed by the Scottish William Chambers for Count James Caulfeild; the construction in the gardens...

Visiter Malahide Castle

Malahide Castle

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In 1185, Talbot, a knight, assisted the Norman King Henry II in his conquest of Ireland. As a reward, land was given to...

Visiter St Michan's Church

St Michan's Church

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It was built around 1686 on the site of a former Danish church, meaning a Viking site. It is quite a simple church with...

Visiter Graduate Memorial Building

Graduate Memorial Building

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It is a is a neo-Gothic Victorian building designed in 1897by Thomas Drew. Amongst other things, it is home to Trinity...

Visiter Museum Building

Museum Building

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It is home to the University's Geology and Geography departments. It is a palace inspired both by Byzantine...

Visiter General Post Office

General Post Office

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It is both the headquarters of the Irish general post office and the Dublin central post office. The building was built...

Visiter History of Ireland

History of Ireland

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The first and rare vestiges of the presence of man in Ireland date back to the Mesolithic period (around 8000);...

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