Dublin Castle was built in the 13th century on a site previously settled by the Vikings. It has been many different functions through the years; military fortress, a prison, treasury, courts of law and the seat of English Administration in Ireland for 700 years. It is is now used for important State receptions and Presidential Inaugurations. Guided tours are available with advance bookings. Dublin castle is a short distance from the four star La Stampa Hotel & Spa which makes it the perfect hotel near Dublin Castle.
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