Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Ireland  /  Province of Leinster  /  County Dublin  /  Dublin  /  Sightseeing  /  Dawson Street

Dawson Street, Dublin

3.4
#82 of 111 in Sightseeing in Dublin
Landmark Tourist Spot
Dawson Street is one of the main streets of central Dublin.The street was named after Joshua Dawson who laid out Dawson Street as well as the nearby Grafton, Anne, and Harry Streets, and who built the Mansion House in 1710.LocationDawson Street runs parallel to Grafton Street, to which it is connected by Duke Street and South Anne Street. Much of the street is a shopping thoroughfare, including the bookshop Hodges Figgis.Molesworth Street links the street to Kildare Street.Saint Ann's Church is found on the eastern side and the Mansion House near the south end.The street has a slight slope downwards from its Stephen's Green end to its Trinity end.Traffic flows one way, northwards.Famous inhabitantsNoted Irish ecclesiastical architect William Hague had his office at 50 Dawson Street. As did Thomas Francis McNamara (also at No. 50 and No. 5).LuasDawson Street will be a stop on the Luas Cross city Line. The line will link the Red and Green lines going from Broombridge in North Dublin (interchange with Irish Rail station) and St.Stephen's Green present Green Line stop. Construction started in June 2013 with services expected to begin in 2017.
Using our world travel planner, Dublin attractions like Dawson Street can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Source
Create an itinerary including Dawson Street
map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
20 reviews
Google
4.1
TripAdvisor
  • Very interesting, a great walking tour where you can contact directly with the locals and see so much there is to see it's worth it!
    View original
  • I needed to have a watch fixed and after a lot of searching I found the only place in Dublin that would undertake such work was with Stephen of Dawson’s Jewellers at 21 Dawson Street. The assistance a...  more »
  • Dawson Street is one of the best places in Dublin both for buying books and CDs and for having lunch at a reasonable price in Lemon or in Dolce Sicily. It is a bit more jammed currently, because of th...  more »
Google
  • This place is so cozy/funky. Staff is very nice and food is so yummy! Cute for a meeting spot with your girls for a cuppa
  • Amazing bar with great food selection! The decor here is fantastic very narrow but huge bar.
  • Cool funky bar with good food and good prices for the centre of Dublin. Interior has a nice vibe.
  • By far and away the best late night spot in Dublin!!! Something for everyone. They also have great food.
  • Another one of my favorite places in Dublin. Great for evening meet ups they make really good cocktails. They have no menu so it's up to you to make up what drink you want (cocktails) and prices are decent

Plan your trip to Dublin

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Dublin

Dublin offers everything from luxury hotels to eclectic guesthouses. Explore over 1,000 years of history in the city on foot by staying at one of the hotels or hostels in the city center. The south side of the river has always been a popular place to stay, particularly near Temple University or the tourist nightlife center Temple Bar, but a new crop of attractive options has popped up on the north side as well. For more affordable accommodations, try a hostel or make your way toward St. Stephen's Green for a more comfortable stay at a mid-range hotel. If the artistic spirit of Dublin is what beckoned you, spend your holiday in a guesthouse near the creative Lower Gardiner Street.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Dublin by other users

60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM INDIA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Dublin BY A USER FROM ITALY September, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: September, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM FRANCE October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, kids, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: September, teens, kids, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 41 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Dublin & London BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 6 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM ITALY September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Dublin BY A USER FROM IRELAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans