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Address: Cork, Ireland
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Lively, noisy, colourful and stimulating

If you only have a couple of hours to wonder around Cork on your way somewhere, don't miss out. You can find plenty of clothing shops, general goods, cafés and bars. Good... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 8, 2016
Maggie C
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Sydney, Australia
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Cork, Ireland
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190 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Some streets just work well. You don't know why, but you do recognise it when they do. Any city in the world has one where you can get this vibe. In Cork, that feeling comes from being on Paul Street. It has so much going on it it, the atmosphere changes every few metres. At the East end, it is... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Parts of paul st are quaint with a mixture of old feel meets new . A few interesting boutiques but they are all smaller than the average bedroom . There are a lot more interesting places to visit in cork . The small shopping centre is dated . After dark there is an abundance of people begging on the street... More 

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Thank unkybuck
Cork, Ireland
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

It's nothing special about it just a street and shopping centre in the middle. With Tesco and car park which is handy for locals to access the city centre. There is a tip for tourists you may park there and only 2 € for and hour. Handy close and easy to walk around city.

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Thank Arthur M
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32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

This street has parking in the local shopping center and for that it is quite useful but aside from that AVOID THIS PLACE. There are far too many annoying teenagers standing in circles playing wonder wall on out of tune guitars. What potential atmosphere could have been there is simply ruined by the presence of these hang abouts.

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Thank Jake W
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The real capital of Ireland and I'm a Dub...!!! Cork City is a beautiful place. The main thoroughfare is clean and spacious but its the charm of the side streets and the variety of shops and arts and of course its wonderful pubs. No matter how often I visit Cork there is always something new to discover in the city.... More 

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Thank JonnietheCap
Cork, Ireland
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42 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

This is not a nice part of the city. Nothing to see here. Only good for parking and to access the rest of the city.

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Thank mollycaterpillar_21
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

Had fun, lots of great shops with a variety of excellent items on offer, great to find a place with real character in the heart of a great city.

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Thank Lisa J
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

The busking street of cork, here you will hear many variations of peoples artistic ideas of what music is. Sometimes it's fun and sometimes it's like who's killing that cat!!?! It has easy access to a small 'shopping centre', with stores; tesco, barbers, hairdressers, o'briens, shoe repairs, phone services, sky etc. Outside of that you have brilliant pubs, and restaurants... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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153 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

If you only have a couple of hours to wonder around Cork on your way somewhere, don't miss out. You can find plenty of clothing shops, general goods, cafés and bars. Good self-guided walking tour even in rainy weather, which I experienced. Just take your umbrella or raincoat and keep walking. The rain didn't deter any of the locals. At... More 

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Great part of the city for parking with easy access in a multi floor car park 2 minutes from city centre and opera house

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