Capture Dublin's street culture at Temple Bar, a former slum now recognized for its vibrant nightlife. In the 1980s this neighborhood on the south bank of the Liffey River offered cheap rent to artists and young entrepreneurs, and quickly became the city's foremost cultural quarter. The neighborhood's cobbled streets offer family-friendly attractions during the day, including shops, restaurants, and galleries. After dark this riverside neighborhood transforms into a magnet for rowdy partygoers, attracted by the quarter's many pubs and bars. If daylight activities seem a bit more appealing, visit one of the area's four markets, offering everything from rare books and vintage clothes to organic foods and decorative arts. Plan to visit Temple Bar and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Dublin attractions using our Dublin online holiday planner.
Temple Bar reviews
If your looking for a boozy late night out in Dublin and your not too fussy about the cost than you'll enjoy Temple Bar. If your budget conscious and have been here before I'd recommend visiting... more »
Great area to walk around, the streets are very pretty, good for pictures. Active bar scene at night. Very tourist-y area compared to other parts of the city more »
Perfect location in walking distance to near everything. Great service and free ice cream when we checked in, a welcome treat after a long day of travel. Fantastic staff and nice breakfast as well. more »
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