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Dublin City Hall

Dublin's City Hall is a magnificent example of the Georgian architecture for which Dublin is world-renowned. Built by the Guild of Merchants between 1769 and 1779 to house the Royal Exchange, it has a wonderful ambiance of old-world charm.

The beautiful Rotunda where the merchants strolled discussing their business lies beneath an impressive ornate gold-leafed dome and is surrounded by statues and richly-colored murals, each one with a story to tell. A central mosaic in the Rotunda’s marble floor displays the Dublin City Seal.

Visitors can enjoy a view of the city from the steps of this stunning building and become a part of City Hall’s rich historical past. From the early days when it was a business centre to the exquisite venue it is today where a variety of events are celebrated, Dublin City Hall is one of the most beautiful locations in the heart of Dublin city.

Admission to Dublin City Hall is free.

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