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Temple Bar, Dublin

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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.
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  • I am not a fan of bars and actually I do not drink alcohol but we had a nice time in the area called Temple Bar. We did not visit the bar called Temple Bar but we went to other ones. We were always... 
    I am not a fan of bars and actually I do not drink alcohol but we had a nice time in the area called Temple Bar. We did not visit the bar called Temple Bar but we went to other ones. We were always...  more »
  • Overpriced drink, below to average food and the whole area is awash with street thugs and pickpockets. Every city has an area like this and this is a blight on Dublin which is a GREAT city to visit.....  more
    Overpriced drink, below to average food and the whole area is awash with street thugs and pickpockets. Every city has an area like this and this is a blight on Dublin which is a GREAT city to visit.....  more »

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