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Christ Church Cathedral   [67 photos]
Christ Church Cathedral is the elder of the city's two mediaeval cathedrals. It's located in the former heart of mediaeval Dublin and is now the cathedral for the Church of Ireland (anglican), diocese of Dublin.
          
 
   
Dublin Castle   [72 photos]
Dublin Castle is a major Irish governmental complex, formerly the fortified seat of British rule in Ireland until 1922. Most of the complex dates from the 18th century, though a castle has stood on the site since the days of King John, the first Lord of Ireland.
          
 
   
Dublinia   [71 photos]
This exhibition, located in the neo-gothic Synod Hall, next to Christ Church Cathedral, recreates the mediaeval Dublin, complete with life-sized recreations of the old city with smells, audio and special effects, as well as realistic wax figures.
          
 
   
Guiness Storehouse   [94 photos]
Located in the St James's Gate Brewery, the original house of the famour irish Guiness beer, now completely remodelled, this exhibition takes you behind the scenes to see the making of this famous beverage.
          
 
   
Official Buildings   [23 photos]
Some of those buildings are closed to the public but we'll have a look at their architecture. The Custom House, the City Hall, the Law Courts, the King's Inn on Constitution Hill, the Bank of Ireland, the Government Buildings, the National Library, the National Museum and the National Galery are all here...
          
 
   
St Mary Pro Cathedral   [12 photos]
Dedicated in 1825 before catholic emancipation, this monument is the best the city's Anglo-Irish leaders would allow a Catholic cathedral. It's the second of Dublin's two cathedrals, which both belong to the same faith, the Church of Ireland. It remains a "pro" cathedral, meaning in effect acting cathedral.
          
 
   
St Patrick Cathedral   [51 photos]
Ireland's largest church was founded beside a sacred well where St Patrick is said to have baptized converts around -450. The original building was just a wooden chapel and remained so until 1192, when Archbishop John Comyn rebuilt it in stone.
          
 
   
St Stephens Green   [10 photos]
Landscaped with flowerbeds, trees, a fountain and a lake, the green is dotted with memorials of eminent Dubliners, including Lord Ardilaun, a member of the Guiness family who let the grant that allowed the green to be laid out in its present form.
          
 
   
Temple Bar   [24 photos]
The streets between Dame Street and the river Liffey are named after Sir William Temple who acquired the land in the early 1600s. The term "bar" meant a riverside path. Temple Bar has prospered and today it's an exciting place with bars, restaurants, shops and galleries.
          
 
   
Trinity College   [22 photos]
Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, the Trinity College was originally a protestant college. Its major attractions are the Old Library and the Book of Kells, housed in the treasury. The campus occupies 190,000m, with many buildings, both old and new, ranged around large courts (known as "squares") and two playing fields.
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