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Dublin Sights

Central Bank

Updated 04/29/2014

Fodor's Review

Everyone in Dublin seems to have an opinion on the Central Bank. Designed by Sam Stephenson in 1978, the controversial, ultramodern glass-and-concrete building suspends huge concrete slabs around a central axis. It was originally one story higher, but the top floor had to be lopped off, as it was hazardous to low-flying planes. Watch out for—or just watch—the skateboarders who have taken over the little plaza in front of the building.

Sight Information

Address:

Dame St., Dublin, Co. Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland

Phone:

01-224-4000

Sight Details:

  • Weekdays 10–3.30

Updated 04/29/2014

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