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O'Connell Street

Address: Dublin, Ireland (North City Centre)
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Ranked #24 of 123 Shopping in Dublin
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Shopping
Activities: Walking
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Owner description: A bustling city street lined with monuments dedicated to some of the leaders in the fight for Irish independence.
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Glasgow, Scotland
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234 reviews 234 reviews
149 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

There are many things worth seeing in this street including the Millennium Spire ( The Stilleto in the Ghetto) and the Post Office( very important in Irish history) as well as lots of shops.

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Orebro, Sweden
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Went there for the beer. Friendly staff but only a guitarplaying man, not real Irish music in our ears.

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Staten Island, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

What a fantastic stop to OCONNELL ST. Most of my souvenir purchases were made here. The plea was buzzing about with Street performers, Ice cream shops and pubs!

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Sacramento, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

O' Connell Street is probably the most famous street in all of Ireland. It is the widest street in Europe, and full of history. Walk through the pillars that are still riddled with bullet holes from the 1916 Irish Revolution. Take a walk past the spire (The Stiletto in the Ghetto is what the locals call it). Stop in at... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The O'connell Street in dublin is a place bustling with all kinds of activities. It hosts most of the shopping malls in the city centre and has on display different kinds of goods for visitors. Here you will also find stores like spar, tesco in the Jervis shopping arena. The streets come alive with young gangs of 'road side musicians'... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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102 reviews 102 reviews
48 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were accommodated a short walk north of O'Connell St. An easy stroll down and back up the other side took couple of hours; there was sooo much to see/shops to visit, both on O'Connell and joining side streets. Excellent hub for public transport and booking tours......the only negative was the amount of rubbish lying around on the pavements -... More

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Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Tons of places to eat and shop!!!!!!Right at your finger tips!!!Dont miss Henry street and Temple Bar area the people watching is fantastic!!!!!

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Tralee, Ireland
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I visit Dublin a few times a year. It isn't my favourite city but it has potential to be charming. What is killing it's potential for me is the amount of Junkies that are very visable North of the river. Primarily O Connell St and Abbey St. I took my 10 year old daughter to Dublin for Culture Night last... More

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54 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I was lucky enough to visit O'Connell street in the afternoon.Well its a busy street with an array of shops,pubs etc,yet its full of fun too. James Joyce statue ,Spire and The Post Office are its highlights.You can visit the magnificent Post office building or can just sit by Spire and relax.Lots of shopping options to select from. Its a... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
42 attraction reviews
251 helpful votes 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I had a great day out in the bustling city of Dublin recently. I enjoyed walking the length of O'Connell street, which is an ever changing area. The G.P.O. is an imposing building and the array of shops and restaurants make it a must see if you are in Dublin. I hope to visit again soon. The traffic can be... More

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