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It's worth doing a tour of the Casino in Marino. It's an architectural marvel and will leave your head spinning. It's not a "casino" in the gambling sense. Rather, it was built as a summer residence full of tricks of the eye.
The most important example of neo-classical design in Dublin. Designed to look like a single-roomed building, it contains 16 rooms. Built as a pleasure house for James Caulfield.
The Casino was designed by Sir William Chambers as a pleasure house for the Earl of Charlemont whose city home is now the Hugh Lane Art Gallery. Magnificent 18th century neo-classical building Can be booked for weddings