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Guess the Architecture! for St. Patrick's Day 2017

Posted March 17, 2017 2:00 PM by MaggieMc

Here’s a bonus guess the architecture for this week, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day—although I admit, it’s more of a chance to appreciate this amazing depiction.

Once you’ve guessed the city (the full image will give you that answer) or some of the prominent buildings shown, I suggest checking out the image at its full resolution, because it is pretty incredible.

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03/17/2017 2:34 PM

Dublin Ireland.

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03/17/2017 2:40 PM

'Tis indeed Dublin, any bubble head that took the time to follow the link would know it, if not from already knowing this is Dublin. And wow what a piece of art this was to draw so well, and so resolute!

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03/17/2017 3:32 PM

Well then, I am a bubble head, because I did not follow the link until now....Doh!!!

I think I need some green beer!

I was going to try to find the artist but that's there too.

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03/17/2017 2:56 PM

I dunno, but it gives me the creeps looking at it.

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03/17/2017 3:07 PM

Show me to the Blarney Stone!!! Erin go Brae!

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03/18/2017 10:41 AM

Erin go Braugh,(Éirinn go Brách,) Educational only.

And the handle is there to hold on to while cleaning the 11884 LED's that are up there.

The Irish can float cement and ships, but they have not mastered the art of floating while in free fall.

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03/17/2017 3:38 PM

So exactly what is the handle for on the Spire of Dublin?

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03/17/2017 3:44 PM

Silly man, to hang on with, in case the Leprechaun goes up there.

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03/17/2017 4:09 PM

Really??? People still worry about Leprechauns? I bathe in this every March 17th...

I can absolutely say that I have never seen a leprechaun since using this product!

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03/18/2017 12:21 AM

An interesting, or unusual, aspect is that the view is facing South. Most modern maps are drawn with north at the top, and most people nowadays expect that when the see a map.

Here the moutains in the distance (at the top of the drawing) are the Wicklow Mountains, south of the city. There are no mountains near the city north of Dublin.

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