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Built in 1745, this beautiful building inspired the making of the White House and now serves as the Irish Parliament.
Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 618 3000
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Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

Near to the National Gallery this is a stunning building that also has some restoration work taking place. It is a beautiful building and worth checking out.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

The house was built in 1745, and has been the seat of the Irish Parliament since 1922 when it was formed, it is currently undergoing a significant refurbishment, which considering its 270 year vintage is probably well deserved

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful historic building and as an unique citizen of 4.5 million other unique Irish & New Irish citizens I am proud of our heritage. Also I am proud of the fact that we embraced our colonial masters and kept what they left...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

It was a good experience. But do go after the renovations are done, the pictures will not have scaffolding from the outside and you will get more access to other areas in the inside.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Shyamis
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We stopped by but were unable to go in as tickets were not available, or booking arrangements needed to be make beforehand. However, we took some pictures, and learned about the architecture.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

If you are as lucky as us to have Pauric as your guide you’ll find this a very interesting and informative tour! He informed and entertained from beginning to end and caters for all ages from the very young kids that were in the group...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Very interesting free tour, but usually have to sign up in advance, as capacity controlled. Very personable guide shows you the chamber, tells you how the government works, a bit about politics, and even something of the history of Irish independence. It's beautiful building, inside...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I was only able to view it from outside as it was off limits while I was there. Maybe it was because...I happened to be there at the exact moment that members of Parliament and a spokesman or two came out and it was announced...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 4 August 2017

My son and I were in Dublin a couple of weeks ago. A month before leaving Canada, we sent an email to Leinster house to book a tour of parliament. Sadly, we never received a reply. On the Monday, the day before leaving, we went...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank TwinBoysMom
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Leinster house is located between the national library and national museum where is near saint Stephen green If you want to visit leinster house you must go to the website and email the government for book a guide If you booked successfully you will receive...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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