Dublino Castle (Ireland)
Leinster See list of castles in Irlanda
Dublin Castle is located in the city center, Dame St., behind the City Hall, a 5-minute walk from Trinity College in the direction of Christ Church.
The Castle is one of the most important symbols of the city, is located in the south of the River Liffey. It was the abode of the Lordship of the Normans from 1171 until 1541, then until 1800 he hosted the Kingdom of Ireland and finally until 1922 the Irish Parliament.
Fascinating circular tower, known as Tower Records, is the only surviving building from the Norman castle dating back to the thirteenth century. Inside the tower there are the collections donated Canadian entrepreneur Chester Beatty, who in 1953 moved to Dublin.
The castle rooms were restored after 1941, because a large fire damaged everything.
Tourists can visit Dublin Castle only if accompanied by an official guide, it being the seat of the Presidency of the Republic, you can not visit freely.