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Grafton Street

Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
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As featured in 3 days in Dublin
Ranked #60 of 281 attractions in Dublin
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Shopping
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: Main shopping street in Dublin, lined with boutiques containing the creations of Ireland's trendy designers.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Best time to shop in Grafton on the last week of June until the second week of July all branded boutiques are on sale up to 50%!!!! Plus lots of entertainers along along the road.

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Shops, restaurants, pubs and more shops. Dublin's Grafton Street is a small complex of streets that comprise a main shopping and tourist area in Dublin. Nothing special, nothing bad, just shops. In the evenings, there are usually a few street musicians in the area that usually add a nice ambiance to the evening's stroll.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

It's clean. Pedestrians only. Wide. Ranges from nice shops to inexpensive souvenirs. Street performers yet not overbearing. Felt safe, day & night. Busy, day & night. Kid-friendly. If looking for a souvenir, it will be here or it doesn't exist. Many restaurants on side streets off Grafton. All just far enough away from Temple Bar.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Grafton Street is a very fun place to spend a day. The whole street (and all the streets that cross it) have lots of shopping and some really great restaurants and pubs. My favorite part of the street, however, are all the street performers. There are bands that set up, solo artists, dancers, fire jugglers, etc. You really never know... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Just came across this guy Mick on his small stall ona corner on Grafor Street - we wanted to mention him as he was so pleasant and keen to please and we got some great deals in small silver items. Grafton Street is otherwise a big shopping street with many souvenires

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Grafton Street far too busy and there's far too many buskers! There's one in particular who claims to make a dog out of sand, but you never see him start from the beginning. The dog's always made. The dog is almost certainly solid and he brings it out fully formed everyday!

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Urbania, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Nice shopping street where you can find several different shops and places where to eat like fast foods.

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Aspen, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Street performers and world-class people watching, oh....... and there's some shopping there too. We saw every freak in town on Grafton Street and this spot attracts every traveler in town. It's worth a quick bit of time, but don't spend all day here - there are plenty of other things to do in Dublin.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Usually full of street artists. Shops are quite meh. All in all, this is just a nice shopping street and it's not the reason to visit Dublin.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Shopping area very good worth a good look at. Shops for all live bands in streets. Street markets also very good.

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