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Leinster House, Dublin

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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Leinster House is the seat of the Oireachtas, the parliament of Ireland.Leinster House was originally the ducal palace of the Dukes of Leinster. Since 1922, it is a complex of buildings, of which the former ducal palace is the core, which house Oireachtas Éireann, its members and staff. The most recognisable part of the complex, and the 'public face' of Leinster House, continues to be the former ducal palace at the core of the complex.The ducal palaceLeinster House was the former ducal residence in Dublin of the Duke of Leinster, and since 1922 served as the parliament building of the Irish Free State, predecessor of the modern Irish state, before which it functioned as the headquarters of the Royal Dublin Society. The society's famous Dublin Spring Show and Dublin Horse Show were held on its Leinster Lawn, facing Merrion Square. The building is the meeting place of Dáil Éireann and Seanad Éireann, the two houses of the Oireachtas, and as such the term 'Leinster House' has become a metonym for Irish political activities.
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  • The Irish Parliament is housed in this beautiful old building. The tour is filled with interesting tidbits, you can sit in the visitors' gallery and observe Parliament in session, and if you are a fan...  read more »
  • Saturday morning a free tour is to leinster house you get to see the goverment buildings and to go to the taoiseach office. Its a guided tour , they tell you the history and lasts about 45 minutes tic...  read more »
  • They offer free tours. You need to go on the website to register but you must do it in advance. This is the Irish government. It was so interesting. You must also bring your passport if you are from o...  read more »
  • The guides are helpful and knowledgeable and architecturally wise this building is quite spectacular given its age and décor, definitely recommended.
  • The tour here is excellent. The guides/ushers really know the or history and there's a lot to be explained in here. We'll worth the visit. There's quite a lot see and it's worth taking the time to visit here at least once, especially if you're Irish. Whether you agree with the current government or not, this place is a historical and architectural treasure.
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  • The guides are really knowledgeable, and the place is very interesting to see up close
  • If you are lucky enough to get a spot on the monthly tours don't hesitate: the guides are great, they will make your visit very rich!
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