Even if you don’t want to shop, it’s worthwhile coming to see this spectacular building

Add to my guide

Powerscourt Centre

Not just a shopping centre

Even if you have no intention of buying anything it’s still worthwhile visiting the Powerscourt Centre, a shopping centre that owes its charm to its location: an 18th-century Georgian building owned by nobility, the Powerscourt family, and which played host to the very best dances and cocktail parties frequented by the social crème de la crème of the time. The building, which today has been taken over by shops in which you can indulge your every whim, still maintains a good part of the original décor, so it’s like going shopping inside an 18th-century palace. Among its strong points – apart from the jewellery boutiques and antique shops – are the cafés and the indoor courtyard, complete with gardens, where you can sit down to rest after shopping. The centre also boasts the Powerscourt Gallery, which has rolling exhibitions of pictorial art and photography.

Your customised guide

Add files to start to configure your guide

10 tips to keep your hand baggage

Find out what type of packs are considered hand baggage and how to can change them so that they can go in the cabin with you during the flight.

Free download