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Reviewed 3 days ago

If nothing else use this as a meeting place for tourist. It is actually called the Millennium Spire. It is a visible landmark in Dublin

Thank Tvler8
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is impressive, it is a useful meeting point, but it isn't something which I would build a visit around, or really which merits its own entry on here!

Thank Stenvoid
Reviewed 1 week ago

Until the 1960s Nelson's Pillar was the heart of Dublin, a meeting point for people only rivalled, perhaps, by Clery's Clock. Sadly it was blown up in 1966. An open competition was held to find something to replace it - the result was this enormous...More

Thank Gearoid O O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop to take a look if you are passing but I wouldn't recommend making a special trip for it it is a tall stainless steel spike, located just out side the GPO building, take a photo and enjoy the more historic post office.

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Dublin landmark can be seen from all around town and will help you stay oriented in your walks and travels. Located in central Dublin just a few blocks north of the river, it is easy to spot. The tallest sculpture in the world, it...More

Thank cleflar
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The Spire is in the centre of Dublin, near the General Post Office (GPO) in O'Connell Street. It's said to be the world's tallest sculpture. This stainless steel spire is 121 meters (100 yards) tall. No-one is quite sure of its meaning (if any) but...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed August 29, 2018

It's a giant spike! No one can figure out what it means (if anything). It's a navigational aid (which is all I ever used it for). Something to fill out O'Connell Street I suppose.

Thank jk3ofFredVA
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

It’s just some piece of metal extending to the skies and nothing fascinating. I wouldn’t recommend anyone to pay to come all the way and see this. Although it’s there for all to see, it can be seen in almost every part of Dublin. It’s...More

Thank Setlhomo R
Reviewed August 8, 2018

This humongous spike set in O' Connell street made from stainless steel is visable across most of Dublin. Can't see the point of it, ( it's too tall.)

Thank Steve57C
Reviewed August 1, 2018

It's just a large spire. I wouldn't make a special trip to see it, but if you're in the area I wouldn't miss it.

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It was built of 6 separate sections which were manufactured elsewhere and assembled on site. It's around 120 metres high and built of stainless steel. It's also called the Monument of Light
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