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Address: Dublin, Ireland
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A bustling city street lined with monuments dedicated to some of the...

A bustling city street lined with monuments dedicated to some of the leaders in the fight for Irish independence.

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Dublin's main street...

A must do and a will do when in Dublin... it has it's ups , lots of shops, interesting things to see... including The Spire ... restaurants and has a buzz to it... great for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago

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Tampa, Florida
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I were in Dublin for our last 2 nights while on vacation in Ireland. Our hotel was just off O'Connell Street. Great big wide sidewalks, lots of places to shop and eat. We really enjoyed it.

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Ayios Nickolaos
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was dismayed to find security guards in burger king and other small shops! Clearly not for shop lifters! Visited the centra for a drink and felt very uncomfortable by the amount of street drinkers and undesirables in the store. I actually felt unsafe!! It offers a great selection of large shops but Grafton Street is such a better safer... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A must do and a will do when in Dublin... it has it's ups , lots of shops, interesting things to see... including The Spire ... restaurants and has a buzz to it... great for people watching too ... watch out for undesirables ... they can be very young so don't be mislead however in saying this, it is a... More 

Thank rudd1
Darmstadt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love it here, people watching, and pottering around with no fixed agenda. Many shops and cafes, or bars, or restaurants, so plenty to do, alongside the historic side of this famous street, and the GPO and all of its history. Take a walk down a historic and infamous road in Irish history. You will not regret it.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standard shopping street in a big city, however every time we walked up here (day or night) there was somebody smoking weed in the middle of the street which gave it a very unsavoury feel. All tour buses start from here, loads of people (and shops) selling tickets for these on the street. Lots of roadworks were happening while we... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A mile wide, or so it seems, with lots of interesting stores, some good restaurants, monuments here there and everywhere and of course the Dublin Spire, or the Millenium Spire or whatever locals might call the 398 foot spire on any given day.

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Hildenborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must for shopaholics and browsers alike. Very very expensive though. The buildings are beautifully preserved . Roads are clean.

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This street was the centre of some very significant historical events and so it's well worth a visit - try to take advantage of one of the walking tours. It's the home of the GPO which is very significant in Ireland's quest for Home Rule. O'Connell Street is also the starting/finishing point for the open top bus tours although they... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Originally known as Drogheda Street the street was formally re-planned, laid out and re-developed between the 1740s and the early 1800’s and it then became ‘Sackville Street’. Sackville street was almost totally destroyed during the 1916 Easter Rising and the Irish Civil War but it was rebuilt again and then in 1924 it was renamed in honour of Daniel O’Connell.... More 

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Gingoog City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

Dublin was cool and great to walk around for the day. We enjoyed wandering and window shopping. As we found things to buy in some of the shops for remembrances of our trip. Plus it was great to stretch our legs and see what was around us.

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