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Dublin Spire, Dublin
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The very first attraction you spot when you visit Dublin will likely be Dublin Spire, a huge, stainless-steel monument reaching 121.2 m (398 ft) in height. Ian Ritchie Architects' simple and elegant monument looks like someone stuck a giant pin in the city. Although the monument seems to disappear in the sky at dusk, lights at the bottom and top of the pin are illuminated at night. The spire does not have an observation deck, but visitors can snap great pictures from O'Connell Street. Our Dublin trip itinerary planner makes visiting Dublin Spire and other Dublin attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • This monument of 120 meters, 3 meters wide from the base are you going to the 15 cm thin diameter at its peak is the highest sculpture in Europe and is located in the Centre of O'Connell Street and was titled as "Monument of light". The structure of this monument is made of stainless steel hollow tube 8, doing that during the day he is silver and at sunset reflects shades of pink and red. The decision of the construction of the Spire was part of the plan of revitalization of O'Connell Street.
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  • Impressive piece of engineering. It should have been situated on its own on a plinth or hill . I never seen it at night when it's lit up which is a pity. 
  • Standing next to the spire I was very impressed with how big and tall it is but on the whole i think this just ruins a beautiful city. This just doesn't seem to fit in with the old cobbled streets and...  more »