Temple Bar, Dublin

3.7
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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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  • Quite touristy (i.e. naming and sign writing of businesses to attract tourists) but a nice area to stroll, take photos and drink your first Guinness. I would think a safe area in the evening.  more »
  • This is a great place to stay despite the ideal world for the Beer Festival and the atmosphere is to be the Irish are a super highly recommended mentality
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