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Halfpenny Bridge

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Address: Bachelors Walk | Wellington Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-605-7700
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Terrific Landmark

No, it's not "just" a bridge. It's a historic landmark that has been serving Dublin's residents and visitors for two centuries. It's as busy as ever today, and it provides a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Beautifful city, we love walk and explore new places. The bridge is beautiful to look at from a distance and was fun walking across it.

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Amarillo, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

No, it's not "just" a bridge. It's a historic landmark that has been serving Dublin's residents and visitors for two centuries. It's as busy as ever today, and it provides a nice spot to take a few photos of the River Liffey.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

If your sightseeing in Dublin you have to take in this iconic landmark. Beautiful cast iron bridge which used to carry a toll of half a penny to cross. Real picture postcard stuff, prob best appreciated from o'Connell bridge.

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County Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Just looking at, standing on and walking over this bridge you already know it is a historic monument. This bridge is still very nice even though it is old.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Stop on the middle of this famous divide between north and south Dublin where aul Dubliners used to pay a halfpenny to cross.... And look up and down the river Liffey to feel the pulsating heart of Ireland.... A moment in time!!!

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Bloomington, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We crossed the bridge just as a way to get across the Lifey. It was a sweet bridge. Some locks on it like the locks of love in Paris (or used to be). Nice view of the river from the bridge but we didn't stop to take photos because it was very busy. We landed right in Temple Bar.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

A must have of the Top-Five when in Dublin. Knowing the history of tis bridge you really can see differentces on the two different banks of the Liffey. It´s nice to walk the bridge and having fifferent views. Many people, but pittoresque when haveing a picture without people. Nice place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Our 200 year old cast iron pedestrian bridge is as Dublin as Dublin itself. An iconic landmark which is part of our heritage. Popular with tourists stopping mid-stampede to pose for photographs. Unfortunately, the Europe-wide trend of placing locks on the bridge to symbolise a couple's love has caught on. Please respect this historic structure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

It feels like you've properly stepped back in time when you walk over this lovely little bridge in Dublin. It was an unexpected surprise!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

One of the great 'monuments' of Dublin.... You can't help but hum some Dublin ballad anytime yo pass it by or cross over the ha'penny bridge.... Personally I see Luke Kelly crossing the bridge every time I pass it by having seen him once straggle over it in the 70's, the worse for wear in the early afternoon... Its a... More 

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