O'Connell Bridge, Dublin

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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. Make O'Connell Bridge a part of your Dublin vacation plans using our Dublin holiday planner.
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  • You will learn to love him just for all the times that will allow you to cross the River Liffey. x il resto nulla da dire
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  • This particular bridge is roughly 200 years old. Nothing to impressive about it. But its one way to get across the Liffey River in Dublin.  more »
  • Nice walk by water. Nothing special but a must part of Dublin to pass by. It’s more fun in the summer to take a boat trip.  more »

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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.
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