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Casino Marino

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Extremely interesting & great value for money

Really interesting piece of architecture and with such history in the Casino. We found the tour excellent, the tour guide had a huge wealth of knowledge about the building. Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 November 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Really interesting piece of architecture and with such history in the Casino. We found the tour excellent, the tour guide had a huge wealth of knowledge about the building. Very under-estimated historical monument and only €4 per person for the 45 minute tour, very good value.

1 Thank aisling26
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Having always thought that Marino Casino was a small monument I was blown away to discover it is an architectural tardis. This building has three floors and such a clever design that this is hidden in its external appearance. I'm surprised this is not a more well known attraction. Our guide was fascinating and had a huge wealth of knowledge.... More 

1 Thank DublinEyespy
Castleknock, Ireland
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65 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Visited during Open House Weekend. House is a stately home in miniature. Plenty of information provided to complete a self guided tour. Pauline who gave us the tour of the tunnel had great knowledge of the history of the house. Great views to the Dublin mountains to the south.

1 Thank Liza R
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped by on a recent trip to Dublin. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the Casino Marino. The history, architecture and design of the building is very interesting. Even though it is off the beaten track for most tourists, it is well worth the trip to stop by this very interesting and unique place.

1 Thank Kathryn M
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The casino is near to where my cousin lives so on a wet Sunday in September, we decided to visit. There are tours on the hour at the weekends and the admission fee is only €4.00. We weren't sure what we to expect especially as the building doesn't look very big from the outside but wow, it's a different story... More 

1 Thank Orla F
Wicklow, Ireland
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Went to see the casino last Sunday with my family, what a surprise. Our guide richard made it very interesting and we learnt many new things about architecture, the area and dublin city. I would call it a hidden gem and if you like buildings its definitely worth a visit!

Thank Row3
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you are visiting Dublin and have an interest in historical architecture then this exquisite Neo Classical building is an absolute must, it certainly was on my bucket list and the joy of experiencing the interiors of these perfectly balanced tiny rooms surpassed my expectations.

Thank Caryn W
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Although a little out of the center of Dublin, well worth the journey there. The building itself restored beautifully, and the tour guides very knowledgeable. Most certainly an interesting part of Irish history, and well worth the visit.

Thank Ted D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

How regrettable the tour guide did not pay more attention to the Illuminati elemends all over the casino at Marino. It could be so much more interesting to tell the full truth!

Thank theTimeTravellersBox
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of Dublin's lesser known gems but is well worth the short trip out of the city centre to see it. The house which fell into disrepair at the beginning of the 29th century has been beautifully restored by the Office of Public Works and despite its small size - it was built for entertaining and showing off... More 

Thank gradysays

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