Dublin Castle is a castle complex in Dublin, Ireland, that is used by the Irish Government. It is also used to hold major conference events and is a popular sight for sightseers. The castle was built in the 13th century and has been renovated and improved multiple times since and most of its current build dates back to the 18th century. The castle was occupied by the British Government until 1922. It is now an Irish Government building and is the scene for Irish Presidential inaugurations and state receptions.
The castle is situated within the city centre of Dublin, there are a few car parks available close to the castle which all charge a fee to park as well as limited street parking. If travelling by bus, take the 14, 15, 140 or 142 which all stop near the castle.
Opening Times and Admission
The castle is open for the public to tour daily, 9.45am-16.45pm except for Sundays when the castle opens later at 12 pm. You can take a self-guided tour or a guided tour, self-guided tours are priced at 7 euros whereas guided tours are priced at 10 euros.