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Leinster House

Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 618 3000
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Built in 1745, this beautiful building inspired the making of the White House and now serves as the Irish Parliament.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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Kildare Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
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+353 1 618 3000
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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.

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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

Thank shaz01131
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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

Thank Quasimama
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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

Thank Linda B
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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

Thank TwinBoysMom
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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

Thank 林美麗
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Leinster House is one of the important landmarks in Dublin . The house is beautiful. I went there with my friends from school last year . It was a great day out .

Thank Beuls F
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

I recommend emailing Leinster House ahead of time to reserve a spot on the tour, as spaces are very limited. As someone who has toured the US Capitol building in DC, I was interested in knowing how the Irish government worked in comparison. The visitors...More

1  Thank Lauren K
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

If you wish to know to see and learn more about the national government of Ireland, book a free tour at Leinster House which run twice a day on Monday and Friday. The guide is very knowledgeable and patient in answering all the questions regarding...More

Thank Teresa742
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Leinster House is the seat of the Irish Parliament, originally built by the Fitzgerald family. The architect of the White House, Mr. Hoban copied the plan for the White House exactly from Leinster House (before the Oval Office was added). It is in the center...More

1  Thank Jeanne M
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