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General Post Office (GPO), Dublin

Categories: Government Buildings, Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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The General Post Office in Dublin is the headquarters of the Irish Post Office, An Post, and Dublin's principal post office. Sited in the centre of O'Connell Street, the city's main thoroughfare, it is one of Ireland's most famous buildings, and was the last of the great Georgian public buildings erected in the capital.
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  • The high seeling and the old looking furnitures is very authentic but is not a museum. It functions as a post office of today's people. It is absolutely worth a visit, even if you don't need anything. 
  • The General Post Office does not appear to be anything but a normal ordinary building. It is the sight of the occupation of the Irish Rebel forces in the Easter Rebellion 
  • Located in the Center is a beautiful building that currently continues with its post office with a classic installations.
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  • Probably the most photographed building in Dublin. A fully functioning post office, filled with history which can be explored in the museum on site.
  • Still has the bullet holes. Amazing piece of history. The fact that it still is used as a post office seems like poetry. Nice building to take a look at.
  • A place you have to visit on a trip to Dublin. The bullet holes are still there form the bombardment of bullets sent at it by the British and it's still Standing. Truly Amazing.
  • Apart from been a functional post office the GPO is of significant importance to Irish history and a must see when visiting Dublin The museum itself is small but if you have the time to visit always interesting to spend 30 minutes
  • From Lonely Planet: An informative stroll of discovery might begin at the General Post Office (GPO), on the main thoroughfare, O’Connell Street. It's hard to resist the temptation to trace a finger across the shrapnel holes that still pockmark its impressive facade. This unlikely site has been a focal point of countless commemorations since it was chosen as the headquarters for the 1916 Easter Rising, regarded as the beginning of the end for British rule in Ireland.
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