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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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One of the widest thoroughfares in Europe. Lots of statues and historical buildings line this road. Many tours start along here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

One of the widest thoroughfares in Europe. Lots of statues and historical buildings line this road. Many tours start along here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

OConnell street has a shop for whatever you might need, from souvenirs, pharmacies, restaurants, convenience stores, tourist information centres and more. We used Connell street as the central place and took advantage of the Spire for navigation. Clean bathrooms can be found at McDonalds although you may need to make a purchase of some kind as the bathrooms are reserved... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The street is in the middle of everything. there are all kinds of shopping stores from upscale department stores to souvenir shops. There are all kinds of pubs and restaurants on the street to suit everyone. We ate at O'Connells pub and it was very good. It is near many tourist spots.

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Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you visit Dublin you will be spending some time here or at least passing through on your way to somewhere. Nice safe area, a lot of different bus tours leave from here as well as express buses and Dublin City buses, there is also a Luas stop on Abbey St. Lots of good restaurants/pubs & good souvenir shopping.

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Vienna, Austria
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A lot of shops can be found via the street, it is quite long and wide, you can buy what you want eg. Sightseeing bus ticket iffice, parfumes, books, clothes, cinema ticket, food, .... and everyhting. However a lot people are walking every time alomg the two sides of the street, there is not any mass because it is a... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It was raining last time we visited Dublin so we really could not appreciate how nice this street is. This time the sun was shining and it reminded me of the Champs Elysees as the pavements are nice and broad.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This is indeed a main street that all residents of Dublin can be proud of. It is thoughtfully planned and though it has evolved over quite a time span, I believe that experts are regularly consulted if any changes to current landuse are proposed. I still get a thrill every time I visit Dublin and stroll down this main thoroughfare!... More 

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Paris
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403 helpful votes 403 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

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

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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