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Temple Bar, Dublin

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Capture Dublin's street culture at Temple Bar, a former slum now recognized for its vibrant nightlife. In the 1980s this neighborhood on the south bank of the Liffey River offered cheap rent to artists and young entrepreneurs, and quickly became the city's foremost cultural quarter. The neighborhood's cobbled streets offer family-friendly attractions during the day, including shops, restaurants, and galleries. After dark this riverside neighborhood transforms into a magnet for rowdy partygoers, attracted by the quarter's many pubs and bars. If daylight activities seem a bit more appealing, visit one of the area's four markets, offering everything from rare books and vintage clothes to organic foods and decorative arts. Plan to visit Temple Bar and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Dublin attractions using our Dublin online holiday planner.
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  • Just too touristy. It's a pity. Too much street furniture and rubbish on the streets. Avoid - its dirty, noisy and smelly and it is not a reflection of real Ireland 
    Just too touristy. It's a pity. Too much street furniture and rubbish on the streets. Avoid - its dirty, noisy and smelly and it is not a reflection of real Ireland  more »
  • Great bar. Staff are friendly and will take orders at your table if walking past. You can also order on online to your table. It’s so busy that I wouldn’t want to even try to get to the bar! Live... 
    Great bar. Staff are friendly and will take orders at your table if walking past. You can also order on online to your table. It’s so busy that I wouldn’t want to even try to get to the bar! Live...  more »

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