ANSWERS: Identify These 17 Dublin Landmarks From Google Maps Satellite Pictures

This is a lot harder than you might think...


Well hello there.

You're either here because you caved, and are now begging for our help – or because you confidently breezed your way through our quiz, and now you want to prove how bloody fantastic you are.

Either way, welcome. Here are the answers you so desperately crave.


Not that you needed any help with this one, but it's the Aviva Stadium in Dublin 4.

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Arnotts, Henry Street – complete with its distinct glass dome.

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Bank of Ireland, College Green – and not the Custom House, as many undoubtedly guessed!

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This was a tricky one – they're the Dublin Corporation Buildings on Wood Quay. 

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The Criminal Courts of Justice building, Parkgate Street (with some Phoenix Park)

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This is Dartmouth Square, between Ranelagh and Leeson Street (just south of the Grand Canal).

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DIT Aungier Street (as well as the National Archives).

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Dundrum Town Centre, with the Luas line visible to the right of the picture.

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The building may not appear familiar, but if you spotted the style of the road and footpath to its right then you'll have twigged it – it's the GPO on O'Connell Street.

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It looks like Phoenix Park on first glance, but it is of course far too small for that. It's Herbert Park, flipped 90 degrees.

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This, meanwhile, is Iveagh Gardens (and the National Concert Hall)

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You may not recognise the building, but the structure probably gave it away – it's Mountjoy Prison.

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The Poolbeg Generating Station in Irishtown – with the iconic candystriped chimneys partly visible due to the angle of the shot.

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You may never have seen this huge body of water in the south of the county, but there's a good chance you've been within mere metres of it – and drank from it. It's the reservoir beside the Sandyford Luas depot.

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Smithfield Square, which looks more skinny from the sky than you might have imagined.

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Trinity College, with some of the playing fields.

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And we finished with a dinger, but locals (and members) may have twigged that this is the Westwood Health Club beside Clontarf Road DART station.

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Any surprises? Let us know!

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