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Address: Dublin, Ireland
Activities: Walking
Description: 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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a crowded avenue in the center of Dublin

It is the center of the city. It is crowded, spacious and the home of many restaurants, shops, and pubs. It is where all tour buses stop, including those going to the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

It is the center of the city. It is crowded, spacious and the home of many restaurants, shops, and pubs. It is where all tour buses stop, including those going to the airport. The atmosphere is different from similar arteries in large cities. But I don't quite fancy it.

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Columbus, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The opposite side of the Liffy- but it has great pubs and Hotels right in the center of the City. It too is very busy but very clean. My advice is to experience the entire City Centre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It is a busy street. But not too crowded like some busy streets in Europe. It is the city centre of Dublin. Any tourist should just walk around O'Connell street for awhile. There are lotsa restaurants, supermarkets & grocery shops. You can also buy your airport bus tickets in some of the shops. BurgerKing and McD opens really early. I... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

O'Connell Street is the main Avenue of Dublin and apparently the widest street in Europe. As someone who lives in Ireland I must say it has changed a lot over the years and remains ever changing. It had huge big oak trees lining each side of it and a lot more statues than it has now, including the Anna Livia... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Our hotel was situated right on o'connell street. Hotel itself was lovely but if you were stood outside having a smoke or awaiting a taxi etc there was a constant stream of beggars etc coming up asking for smokes or money. Even walking down the street we saw beggars with children that had obviously been given something to make them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Nice and very wide street one of the widest in Europe, crowded place, the spire not so impressive. But one must take a walk!

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

A few mediocre statues with a bit of history - bullet holes galore in the O'Connell statue near the bridge. Aside from that it's a good place to see the local skangers at work. The Living Room next to Murray's is a great place to watch football / soccer.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

At a minimum, this is worth a visit for anyone interested in Irish history, but there are also a number of places to shop and eat in or near O'Connell. Granted, a number of the eateries lean toward the touristy, but it's possible to find good places. If for some reason you're tired of Irish food and drink, it won't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A major shopping centre near to Temple Bar. Bus tour available with lots of drop off/pick off points around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Best place to arrange to meet your groups (if lost use the huge spire), taxis, buses etc Heart of Dublin and very historic - a must to learn more about Ireland and the troubles etc so be sure to grab a guide book, tour guide or red open deck tour bus here Great shopping all along Fun spot to be... More 

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