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Poolbeg Lighthouse, Dublin
(4.3/5 based on 25 reviews on the web)
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  • Visited here having walked from Ringsend. Took over an hour to get there. Road is busy because of port traffic and the building of the incinerator. Wind against us on the way out. It's not very level ...  more »
  • I visited while in Dublin on business. It is a rather long walk from IFSC. I took a taxi out to the end of the road, then walked on the South Wall to the lighthouse itself. I would not recommend bikin...  more »
  • Dream to visit the lighthouse itself was a kind of a beacon, lighting my putešestvenničeskuû Dal-it's not easy to get here, even many locals do not can advise the correct way, and so it turned out that for many trips to Dublin time on a real boat does not remain all the time. And finally I was on the edge of Dublin Bay. Poolbeg Lighthouse attraction in all respects, unusual and amateur. Firstly, it is quite difficult to reach-it is actually outside the city, in the District of Irishplace, for the industrial area, and the power station, and is a kind of gateway to Dublin port. All large ocean-going ships pass in a metropolitan Harbour exactly by this lighthouse. Here is no public transport, so it is best to travel by car. For a walk on foot from the city center are being addressed only those desperate as I: 13 kilometres each way is not for everyone, so check in advance with map and call taxi. Secondly, to get to the lighthouse, you need not fear the narrow stony roads in the middle of the sea without any fences. The Lighthouse is located 3 kilometres from almost the coast and this unforgettably exciting path lies the old Lighthouse itself, lined with slabs of road. Delicious salty wind, clouds and waves of color steel and graphite with silver knurled barashkov, poppy-red beacon in the sunshine-too lovely to not dream about it. Of course, in inclement weather the road to the lighthouse closed barrier. By the way, this is not the most famous, but, nevertheless, one of the few attractions in Ireland, with the Russian-language explanation of the index. You cannot climb the lighthouse itself, because it (along with a little green on the opposite side of the Bay) is a "traffic light" for ships. But right at the foot of his comfortable stone benches, local fishermen collected fish and brag to strollers to their catch. You will not find here the crowds, mostly come only local, who lives nearby, marine photographers and fishermen. Heartier places not found-contemplation, serene and inspired the mood of the sea, cozy thick lighthouse, passing by the giant ships, whose passengers so much fun waving in response. Even when you fly up to Dublin on an airplane, you see this lighthouse-the fun be at its foot and understand that this is the happiest moment when nowhere in a hurry and nothing to do, just listen to the waves, admire the surrounding expanse, substitute person Sun and wind. How many storms weathered this unique, working from the end of the 18-century lighthouse. He is the embodiment of permanence and desperate Irish freedom spirit.
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  • Lovely view of Dublin bay and you can watch the ships coming and going from Dublin port. The walk along the pier is lovely on a summers evening.
  • A lovely spot for a long walk, a run or even a bike-ride (if you can take the cobblestones). One side offers a breathtaking view on the sea and the nearby coast, the other side is factories and containers management facilities.
  • I have done the walk out to the lighthouse regularly. It gives you an amazig view of dublin bay but the big downside is the stench coming from the sewage treatment plant near by if your caught upwind of it.
  • Great place for a long walk, quiet, beautiful, peaceful.
  • One of the best walks in Dublin. REALLY worth the trip.