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“Nice views and seals!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dun Laoghaire Harbour

Dun Laoghaire Harbour
Queens Road, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Landmarks
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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
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“Nice views and seals!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

The harbor has both east and west piers, with a lighthouse on the end. Both piers are at least 1/2 mile long, and good for walking out and back. The harbor itself has some nice rocky coastline, and we saw several seals a couple hundred yards from shore. Much of the harbor has walking paths along it. Enjoyable, if you are staying In the area.

Visited June 2013
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Poole, United Kingdom
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“Great place to walk along the breakwater”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The breakwater is an excellent walk if the weather is good. There were loads of families out and about in this area when I was there about 8 pm.

Visited June 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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“Best things in life are free”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

A stroll in the evening is one of the delights of Dublin. Nowhere better than the east pier Dun Laoghaire. It stretches almost a mile out into the bay and is constructed from granite from the quarry at Dalkey which lies nearby. It is a true slice of Dublin life with young and older alike enjoying the forest air. Another reward is the little shop which has opened in the fortress/lighthouse at the end of the pier. Here you can but one of the famous ice cream cones from Teddy's - an institution in Dun Laoghaire for over 50years. Fortified , stroll back listening to the clinking sounds from the many small craft moored in the harbour.

Visited June 2013
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Leinster, Ireland
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“A Maritime Treat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

You can stroll along the waterfront take a brisk walk on East or West Piers feeling the wind in your face or just sit about eating ice-ream watching the world go by. All are possible on Dun Laoghaire Harbour. It is easily accessed with the Dart Station right in the centre you can take a train from the city centre and be there under half an hour.

This harbour has all the attractions within a small area, which includes the National Maritime Museum, various boating clubs Ice-cream parlors, coffee shops and a promenade. You can take boat trips also. A great natural attraction and you don't have to spend a fortune the only downside is the unpredictable weather.

Visited May 2013
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Petropavlovsk Kamchatski, Kamchatka, Russia
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“The Harbob”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The harbor is very cool. It is kind of a long rock that goes into the water and there is another one on the other side of it. One day I was walking on one of the harbors and there was totally a seal swimming in the water, I couldn't believe it. later on there was a bird

Visited April 2013
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