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Halfpenny Bridge

Bachelors Walk | Wellington Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland (South City Centre)
353-1-605-7700
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Ranked #77 of 281 Attractions in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This is actually the most distinct bridge, something you'll likely remember. It's pedestrian only, white and elegant, something nice and cute. Well, not a surprise, but people start putting locks, then authorities stepped in and tried to fight it back, so now this is turning into a mini battle ground.

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Thousand Oaks, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Don't really understand what is so great about it, perhaps because of its age but I much rather cross the Liffey at O'Connell St. than the crowded little bridge.

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Out of all the bridges that cross the Liffey in Dublin this is the best , it's old and it is what it should be in this great city , I always know iam heading to temple bar when I cross this bridge , in the heart of Dublin , always busy , and always someone begging about it ,... More

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It's a bridge, we walked over it a few times and it did not fall down. It works. It is of an interesting design and you can't miss it while in Dublin.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

On my first visit to Dublin I was looking forward to seeing the Liffey River as I had read about it.What I did not expect was the number of bridges that cross the river and the Halfpenny Bridge is a favorite leading to Temple Bar and the life in this part of Dublin as it does!

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Most of the reason I like this bridge so much is that it was right near our little apartment in Dublin and always helped us find our way home. Also, it is the bridge that takes you right into Temple Bar, maybe not such a great thing with its bar scene that can get a bit too much sometimes, but... More

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West Seneca, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Perhaps we missed the history lesson on the significance of this bridge. It is a bit nicer than most of the others, and got us across the bridge!

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Cleveland, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's a beautiful bridge that made for great photos. I'm glad it just happened to be on our way somewhere, as I don't think it's worth making a special specific trip for. It was cool to see a couple putting a love lock on the bridge, but the next day when we were walking through again they were all cut... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

I don't really understand the big deal around this bridge. Historically uninteresting and lacking in any design significance. It's just a bridge!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A decorative bridge in the heart od Dublin, the Ha'penny bridge is a must see. I took several photos of the Liffey on my stay in dublin with this bridge making it look even more beautiful with its shapes and detail.

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