"Dublin Castle" Dublin Castle Tip by MalenaN

Dublin Castle, Dublin: 115 reviews and 189 photos

  Dublin Castle, State Apartments
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  • Dublin Castle, State Apartments - Dublin
      Dublin Castle, State Apartments
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  • Chapel Royal - Dublin
      Chapel Royal
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  • Dublin Castle - Dublin
  • Bedford Tower - Dublin
      Bedford Tower
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  • Below the Powder Tower - Dublin
      Below the Powder Tower
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Dublin Castle is open to visitors only when they join a guided tour (the tours take about 50 minutes). I don?t think you will have to wait too long. I waited 15 minutes for the next tour in English. But Dublin Castle is a building in use so at some occasions the State Apartments are closed because of official use.

Most of what you see of today?s castle is from the 18th century and so are the state apartments, which we walked through during the tour. Then we went out into the Upper Yard. From Bedford Tower, standing there, the Irish Crown Jewels were stolen in 1907 and they have never been found. The tour ended under the Powder Tower where there is a 10th century foundation made by the Vikings. The tour did not include Chapel Royal this day.

I think the entrance fee was 4,5 Euro (February2007).
The castle is open 10-17 on Monday - Friday and 14 - 17 on Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays.

Address: Dame Street, Dublin 2
Directions: downtown dublin, south of the liffey
Phone: +353 1 677 7129
Website: http://www.dublincastle.ie/

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Apr 13, 2007
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