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Royal College of Surgeons

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Address: 123 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
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Great medical education institue

The RCSI is internationally famous for its high standard of medical education. The building is at the St. Stephens green facing the park. It is usually open for students but not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 August 2016
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Manama, Bahrain
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

If you wish to have a tour, Heritage Week is a good time to go. This building was involved in the 1916 rising and there is still bullet hole in one of the rooms. This tour takes about an hour and is given by the Head Porter. Great knowledge of the building and its history and has typical Dublin wit.... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The RCSI is internationally famous for its high standard of medical education. The building is at the St. Stephens green facing the park. It is usually open for students but not for the tourists.

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Chaguanas, Caroni, Trinidad and Tobago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Beautiful campus! Overlooking the park and close to other sites. Definitely worth checking out if you're into history, or a prospective medical student

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Free entry for this exhibition about the Easter Rising with plenty of individual stories. Set in a nice building. You could easily spend an hour in here.

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Gorey, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Called in while on a 1916 day to the display in the college. Very informative and well displayed in a couple of the rooms that were in the middle of the action during the rising. Lovely rooms and attentive polite staff. Call in soon as I believe its not a permanent display and it's free !!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

This college is just opposite to St. Stephen's Green. The building looks grand. We could not enter as it was closed for visitors. All medical students who are interested in surgery will be studying here. Great. I saw one more Royal College of surgeons of Ireland building in Sandy Ford opposite Stillorgan Luas station. But the building is small and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

One of great and famous place in Dublin is the royal college and we spend a whole day there meeting some friend and having look to very big meeting ares

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

I have wanted to visit the Royal College of Surgeons building for many years and just never got the chance. Thankfully it was open for 3 days offering free guided tours as part of the 2015 Heritage week. The tour was incredibly informative and took in so much of the building and its wonderful history. The front of house manager... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure if this college is open to the public. The main road facing St. Stephen's Green is closed, and one has to enter through the side road. I used the "I'm a former Fellow of this college" card to enter, and I was warmly welcomed and allowed to walk around the premises. Nothing great, but still a nice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

I have gone past this place a thousand times, admired it for it architectural beauty, but never actually knew what the place was, I actually thought it was a church!! Well there you go, this is where all Ireland's and some of the worlds finest come to cut their teeth so to speak!! You can't miss it, opposite the tram... More 

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