Temple Bar, Dublin

3.7
#1 of 13 in Neighborhoods in Ireland
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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  • Of course Temple Bar is an institution to see - and for your information, Temple Bar is not just the iconic bar you see in every guide, but an area of town. The area with the iconic bar is very...  more »
  • We’re staying ALINC. Went for a walk early Saturday evening. Popped in.... still here 3 hours later. Lovely people, good live music, great chips!! All round spot on!!  more »
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