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Grafton Street, Dublin
(3.9/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
Pedestrian-friendly Grafton Street serves as one of Dublin's main shopping districts, located in the busy city center. Consistently ranked among the world's most expensive shopping streets, this popular destination attracts both locals and foreign visitors with its high-end shops and trendy eateries. Closed to motorized traffic for most of its length, the broad boulevard is a prime location for street performers, eager to impress the passing shoppers and sightseers with their various talents. Even musician Glen Hansard, a standout among the city's famous street performers, busked along this street not long before he won his Academy Award. Check the website for upcoming special events here. Arrange to visit Grafton Street and other attractions in Dublin using our Dublin vacation generator.
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  • From souvenir shops to designer stores. Grafton Street has it all. Lots of people window shopping. Plenty of street performers. No vehicles road makes it easy to cross over to the many shops. 
  • Have had several walks through at different times. Not pleasant in evenings as doorways full of homeless people in sleeping bags. A sad reflection similar to many other cities and towns Side streets p...  more »
  • I don't see a point of visiting this street unless you want to do some shopping. There is nothing unusual about this street otherwise.