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The Book of Kells, Dublin

The Book of Kells - Dublin, Republic of Ireland
The Book of Kells
College Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland 2Map
The Old Library building, Trinity College
+353 1 896 1661
Neighborhood: Trinity College, Dame Street and environs
Overview

The Book of Kells is one of the most well known illuminated manuscripts in the world. Now on display in Dublin's historic Trinity College, the book was created by Celtic monks sometime around the year 800 CE (the exact date is unknown.) The book is so well known due to the astonishing intricacy of the illustrations that adorn its pages. A visit to the Book of Kells and its exhibit is not to be missed while in Dublin.

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By jkulak2 | Posted 09/15/10
  Line to get in can be long in the summer, but if you enjoy books it is worth it, especially for the opportunity to view the Trinity College Library. (The "Long Room" of the library may call to mind the Jedi Archives in Star Wars II: Attack of the Clones.)...   Read More
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The Book of Kells General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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