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Grafton Street

Dublin, Ireland (South City Centre)
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Ranked #62 of 283 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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Miami, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Loved this street and all the shops on it. Amazing selection and fun places to stop and have something to eat. Perfect for people watching too.

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
36 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

In spite of the road works which are likely to go on for a while we really liked the mix of shops and cafes in Grafton Street.

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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed strolling grafting street to see all the restaurants, shops, and street performers. Interesting to see.

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Newmarket, Canada
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This is a wonderful place to take a long stroll. The shops, pubs, and people are so interesting and entertaining. We found some great souvenirs and ate some delicious food. And just enjoyed people watching!

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Debrecen, Hungary
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Grafton Street is a very lovely place with many performers (artists, musicians, bands) on the street. My favorite is the band called Keywest, check it out on Youtube.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Every girls dream of having all the shops in one place. Shop till you drop and called for a coffee in Bewleys. Must see while in Dublin

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It is a great street to travel down in Dublin. There are street performers every where and stores galore. There are plenty of souvenir shops, restaurants, pubs, and other retail spaces that you can shop your heart out and not be bored. There are plenty of Garda to keep an eye on any criminal elements (not that I really noticed... More

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Nanaimo , B.C. Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Was lucky to be able to spend about four hours on this fantastic street. Lots of stores, many high end, but such a delight! Loved the street entertainment & just watching the people in general. There is a great park, St. Stephen's park at the far end of Grafton. At the Weir Dept store I was invited to attend a... More

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Tampere, Finland
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Well it's your usual shopping street, nothing more or less. Lots of chain stores and fast food restaurants, and of course loads of buskers. Good for your shopping needs, but if you're looking for a proper restaurant, you should probably look somewhere else.

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35 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

If you are tired of sampling the local beverages and want some retail therapy then this is the place. Busy area and lots street entertainment

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