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The Old Jameson Distillery

The Old Jameson DistilleryBow Street, Smithfield, Dublin 7, Ireland
Set in the heart of Dublin, a visit to the Old Jameson Distillery is so much more than just a tour, it is an exciting and engaging experience, guaranteed to enlighten and entertain any visitor.
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Number Twenty Nine

Number Twenty Nine29 Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Situated in the heart of Dublins fashionable Georgian streets, this is a unique museum - a restored four-story town house that reflects the lifestyle of a Dublin middle-class family during the period 1790 to 1820.
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Dublin Castle

Dublin CastlePalace Street, off Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
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. Highlights include t
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National Gallery of Ireland

National Gallery of IrelandMerrion Square West, Dublin 2, Ireland
2,000 works from all around Europe and world-famous paintings can be found here.
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Abbey Theatre

Abbey Theatre26 Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, Ireland
For over 90 years, the Abbey has been the national theatre of Ireland and home of the world-famed abbey Players. The original theatre, destroyed in a 1951 fire, was replaced in 1966 by the current modern 600-seat building.
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National Museum of Natural History

National Museum of Natural HistoryMerrion Square West, beside the National Gallery, Dublin 2, Ireland
Our exhibitions have changed very little in over a century. The ground floor is dedicated to Irish animals, featuring giant deer skeletons and a variety of mammals, birds and fish. The upper floors of the building were laid out in the 19th Century in a sc
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Guinness Storehouse

Guinness StorehouseGuinness Storehouse, St. James Gate, Dublin 8, Ireland
The brand new Guinness Experience, which opened in December 2000, is located in the heart of the Guinness brewery in Dublin. It is a dramatic story that begins over 250 years ago and ends in Gravity, the sky bar, with a complimentary pint of Guinness and
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Custom House

Custom HouseCustom House Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
No view of Dublins skyline is complete without a tableau of the Custom House, one of Dublins finest Georgian buildings.
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National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology and History

National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology and HistoryKildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Built in the 1880s, this holds exhibitions such as the Viking Exhibition, the War of Independence Exhibition, many priceless items are on display, and is well worth a visit.
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Olympia Theatre

73 Dame Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Dating back to the 1800s, this Victorian music hall-style theatre has a capacity of 1,300. It presents an eclectic schedule of variety shows, musicals, operettas, concerts, ballet, comedy, and drama.
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Dublinia

DubliniaSt Michaels Hill, Christchurch, Dublin 8, Ireland
The Dublinia exhibition covers the formative period of Dublins history from the arrival of the Anglo-Normans in 1170 to the closure of the monasteries in the 1540s.There are many exhibits here which include videos, models and reconstructions.
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Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art

Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern ArtCharlemont House, Parnell Square North, Dublin 1, Ireland
Housed in a finely restored 18th century building known as Charlemont House. It is named after Hugh Lane, an Irish art connoisseur.
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Bank of Ireland - Former Parliament House, College Green

Bank of Ireland - Former Parliament House, College GreenCollege Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
The prestigious offices of Ireland's national bank began life as the first purpose-built parliament house in Europe. Completed in 1739 it served as Ireland's Parliament until the Act Of Union in 1801 which imposed direct rule on Ireland from London.
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Shaw Birthplace

33 Synge Street, Dublin 8, Ireland
The first home of George Bernard Shaw, the renowned playwright has been restored to its Victorian elegance and charm, and has the appearance that the family have just gone out for the afternoon.
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Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church CathedralChrist Church Place, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin
Christchurch Cathedral sits in the oldest part of the city, and dates back to 1038 AD. It is one of Dublin's finest historic buildings, and is open to the public.
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Phoenix Park Visitor Centre

Phoenix Park Visitor CentrePhoenix Park, Dublin 8, Ireland
The Phoenix Park is one of the largest and most magnificent city parks in Europe. A lively and entertaining exhibition on the history and wildlife of the Phoenix Park is on display in the Visitor Centre.
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Leinster House - The Irish Parliament

Leinster House - The Irish ParliamentKildare St, Dublin 2, Ireland
The government obtained this building, originally built for the Duke of Leinster in 1745, in 1922 for parliamentary use and then bought the entire building two years later.
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Phoenix Park

Phoenix ParkDublin 8, Ireland
The Phoenix Park is the largest enclosed urban park in Europe. It is situated just under 3km from the city centre, and encompasses 712 acres (1,760 acres)!
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Dublin City Hall - The Story of the Capital

Dublin City Hall - The Story of the CapitalDame St, Dublin 2, Ireland
Erected between 1769 and 1779, and formerly the Royal Exchange. It is a square building in Corinthian style, with three fronts of Portland stone. Since 1852, however it has been the centre of the municipal government.
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Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham GaolInchicore Rd, Kilmainham, Dublin 8, Ireland
Built in 1792 it is IrelandÂ’s most famous disused prison. It held throughout the years many famous Nationalists and Republicans in members of the Society of United Irishmen (1798), Young Irelanders (c1840s), Fenians and Land agitators, Parnell, Davitt. Th
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Saint Patrick's Cathedral

Saint Patrick's CathedralSt. Patrick's Close, Dublin 8, Ireland
This is Ireland's largest church, and was founded next to a well where St Patrick is said to have baptised in 450AD. Most of the building work dates back to the 13th century.
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