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High St / Dublin 8.
Leinster House is the home of two houses of the Irish Oireachtas (parliament) / the lower house, the Dail, and the upper house, the Seanad. Built in 1745 for the Duke of Leinster it was designed by Richard Cassels and it is said that James Hoban, designer of the White House in Washington DC / used Leinster House as a model. Kildare Street / Dublin 2 / Fon: 01 618 3000.
Whitefriar St / (off York Street) Dublin 2.
Werburgh St / (off Christchurch Place) Dublin 8.
Ireland's largest church / St Patrick's Cathedral / stands on what is probably the oldest Christian site in Ireland. A wooden church was built here in the fifth century after Ireland's patron saint St Patrick baptised his first Christian converts at a well on the site. Patrick Street / Dublin 8 / Fon: 01 475 4817.
Mary St / Dublin 1.
Marlboro St / Dublin 1.
Lord Edward St / Dublin 2.
Located beside Christ Churches / Temples Cathedral / Dvblinia is a multi-media presentation of Dublin's medieval heritage. The audio-visual tour features reconstructions of medieval scenes which bring the era to life on the ground floor. Upstairs visitors will find a 16th century model of the city and artefacts from the inpressive archaelogical finds at nearby Wood Quay. St Michael's Hill / Christ Churches / Temples / Dublin 8 / Tel: 01 679 4611.
Designed by James Gandon / the Four Courts is one of Ireland's architectural treasures. Built between 1786 and 1802 / the Four Courts along with the Custom House are considered to be the best examples of neoclassical architecture in the city. Inns Quay / Dublin 8 / Fon: 01 872 5555.
Lower Fitzwilliam St. 29.
Opened in 1818, the General Post Office on O'Connell Street was designed by Francis Johnston and quickly became one of the most inportant Landmarks in the city. in 1916 an Irish republic was proclained from the steps of the GPO by patriot leaders Padraig Pearse and James Connolly, leaders of the Easter Rising.
The Garden of Remembrance is situated on the north side of Parnell Square, which is at the top of O'Connell Street. It was established in 1966 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Easter Rising and is dedicated to all who died during this time in the struggle for Irish independence. Parnell Street / Dublin 1.
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