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Powerscourt Townhouse Centre

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Address: 59 South William Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 003531 6794144
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: The Powerscourt Townhouse Centre has absolutely everything for any...
The Powerscourt Townhouse Centre has absolutely everything for any tourist. The Centre itself is steeped in history and houses a vast array of shopping from fashion, Jewellery, antiques, arts &crafts beauty and much more. The centre has numerous cafes, restaurants and bars suitable for all tastes. There are Daily tours of the Centre's rich history, A famous Irish Dancing Museum and theatre and also a Dolls store and museum.Facilities: There is an ATM on the ground floor, Baby-changing facilities, Free Wi-fi and an Internet Kiosk, Disabled entrance (at the Coppinger Row entrance) and Toilets and many more.
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This was a home. Now it's a wonderful shopping centre. Go...picture it as it was. Shop. Dine. It's all wonderful...

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 14, 2015
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Dublin, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

In the centre of Dublin, just off Grafton Street this is one of Dublin's most famous buildings. Originally a townhouse for Lord Powerscourt this 18th century building was converted to a shopping centre over 30 years ago. The main house is still in tact and there are guided tours. Shops in the centre are Fashion, Jewellery and Irelands only Antique... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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69 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This was a home. Now it's a wonderful shopping centre. Go...picture it as it was. Shop. Dine. It's all wonderful...

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

A beautiful building with shops on 3 levels. I specially loved the shops on the topfloor with vintage things and jewellery and clothes of Irish designers. The service in the central hall cafe on the ground floor was not terrific.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Last week I visited the Powerscourt Townhouse shopping centre and spent a couple of very pleasant hours there . It is situated quite close to the famous Grafton Street shopping area . This Centre is relatively small compared to most shopping centres , but nevertheless is well worth a visit . It consists of a lot of small shops ,... More 

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Hamilton & Waikato Region, New Zealand
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151 reviews 151 reviews
98 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Visited after having read good things but once I got there I was disappointed. I have been to far better shopping areas in fact there are far better in Dublin.

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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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122 reviews 122 reviews
42 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This shopping centre was close to our hotel. The building is really great and has been wonderfully restored with a cafe in the centre. The shops are all high end and seem to open and shut at will. not somewhere I would personally return to - Dublin has too much else to offer

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Lincoln, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
65 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This was part of a culinary tour of Dublin. We sampled different food in many of the shops and restaurants. Recommend the scones and cream

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I loved it here. The inside of the building is stunning. I love the layout and having to weave in and out of the boutiques, cafés and shops. There are some lovely shops but also some deeply expensive boutiques. Well worth a visit!

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

You can easily lose a couple of hours at Powerscourt - the range of shops is exceptional: from bridal wear and jewellery, haberdashery to toys and a dolls-hospital - all arranged around a beautiful inner courtyard filled with a selection of elegant eateries and cafés. A perfect little haven from the bustle of the high-street.

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Dublin, Ireland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Nice place to stop for a coffee or lunch and browse the large variety of shops. Never too packed and in a nice part of Dublin.

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