Trip Planner:   Europe  /  Ireland  /  Province of Leinster  /  County Dublin  /  Dublin  /  Sightseeing  /  O'Connell Bridge
O'Connell Bridge, Dublin
(2.6/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Walk across a piece of beloved history at O'Connell Bridge, a bridge spanning the River Liffey. Designed by James Gandon and built between 1791 and 1794, the structure connects O'Connell Street to D'Olier Street, Westmoreland Street, and the south quays. As a result, business and commercial life moved to surround this bridge, and masses of people used this bridge every day. It gradually was built up to accommodate the usage; today, seen from above, it is as wide as it is long. Be careful when you visit, as pickpockets tend to frequent the area. See O'Connell Bridge and all Dublin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dublin holiday planner.
map
Create a full Dublin itinerary

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.

Plans in Dublin by other users

23 days in Cherbourg-Octeville, Ireland & Portrush BY A USER FROM GERMANY April, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Dublin, Edinburgh & London BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 28 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, teens, culture, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February, teens, culture, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 12 days in United Kingdom, Dublin & Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 49 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It has a cool view, but there is a lot of traffic, and it's a bridge.... not sure there is too much going on here except for being able to cross the river. 
  • This probaly not a stand alone attraction however combined with the many other sites and attractions of Dublin makes a wonderful day of sightseeing, something we didn't realise at first, this structur...  more »
  • This bridge comes off of O'Connell Street which is one the main shopping/eating streets. It joins the north of Dublin to the south of Dublin and you'll go over this bridge if you book onto any of the ...  more »