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Main shopping street in Dublin, lined with boutiques containing the creations of Ireland's trendy designers.
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motorcar1
Dublin, Ireland7,970 contributions
Family
Grafton Street is the real heart of our beautiful city. Popular with locals and tourist alike. Home to our iconic Brown Thomas Weir’s and Bewley’s plus many other premium stores. Top quality buskers showcase their talent for small cash token of appreciation. The lights are always amazing.
Written December 28, 2021
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James W
Hilton Head, SC825 contributions
Solo
If you are visiting Dublin, Ireland I highly recommend visiting Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland . Grafton is Street is a very famous street in Western Europe. Grafton Street is home to so many stores , cafe's , musicians, street entertainers, restaurants, Department stores and gift shops. What makes Grafton Street unique it is a pedestrianized street. This major change took place during the early 1980's. I highly recommend spending at least a day visiting Grafton Street and be sure to check out St.Stephens Green located at top of Grafton Street.A majority of the buildings are of historical significance also on Grafton Street. I personally rate street ten stars and more! Lastly it should be noted I am originally from Dublin, Ireland. Traveled all the World with the US Marines and the United States. I definitely know a great Street from all my travels . I definitely will be returning to Grafton Street upon my next visit to Ireland.
Written May 12, 2020
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kwagmeister
Newburgh, IN1,539 contributions
For our first afternoon in Dublin, walking up and down Grafton street was entertaining -and a nice way to knock off some of our list of things we wanted to buy for family at home. There are buskers (and they are really talented young people!) along the way, plus a variety of cafes and a couple pubs with seating for good people watching. Many of the major hotels are within walking distance as is Trinity College. While not home to a tremendous amount of upscale shopping the street does have a nice, eclectic mix. Be sure to duck down the side streets for some truly lovely Irish woolen shops and even a few clothiers. We also visited a few churches to admire the stained glass windows and light candles. For our first afternoon in Dublin this was a lovely place to be as we pushed through the fog of jet lag and time change.
Written August 5, 2022
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Hem.M
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Great place for a shop around if your there for that.

Also worth mentioning that Carrolls Irish Gifts is a more well know tourist gift store.

BUT, here there are a few stores that sell cheap gifts for tourist which are great if you want to save some money.
Written October 10, 2021
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lottydickenson
Basingstoke, UK18 contributions
On the corner of Grafton Street and Nassau Street you’ll find The Claddagh Jewellery shop.
Myself and my husband had a few days in Dublin and came across this lovely shop and after looking at various rings, and being told the history behind some of the meanings of some patterns, we both bought a ring each.
After returning to the UK in under a week unfortunately I lost one of the stones in my ring !!
After ringing the store to ask if I could send it back and get an exchange, and after many apologies from them, they assured me a replacement would be sent out to me at no cost to myself.
And true to their word, less than a week later a replacement arrived.
Although the loss of the stone was in no way down to them (just one of those things) the politeness and efficiency of the staff was outstanding.
So, I would just say that if you’re in the area pop in and have a look, and I’m sure you’ll be tempted to buy yourself, or a loved one a memento of your trip to this lovely City.
Written March 5, 2020
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Skibumlady
Charlotte, NC797 contributions
Not really a destination, nice pedestrian area with over-priced shops. No street performers while we were there. And the shops are generally chains, most based in the USA. Suggest not making this a destination, just walk through it if your itinerary takes you there.
Written January 2, 2020
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Ash1971
Belfast, UK607 contributions
Family
Having been to Dublin many times I always look forward to a walk up (or down) Grafton Street. The bottom
Ends starts not far from Trinity College and it ends up at the corner of St Stephens Green where you’ll find the large St Stephens Green shopping centre.

Grafton street is primarily retail units with big names such as Brown Thomas, Victoria’s Secret (the only branch in Ireland!) and Disney Store? You’ll find M&S and boots here too. Lots of souvenir shops for the tourists alongside high end jewellers. You can buy anything from a fridge magnet, tea towel, a phone charger or a donut to a diamond solitaire ring, some fancy lingerie or a mother of the bride dress. There a bit of something fir everyone here.

You’ll also find buskers galore and street performers here.

There are lots of side streets packed with shops, bars, restaurants and hotels. There’s even the Gaiety theatre off to the right at the top if the street.

To me Grafton Street is Dublin CITY CENTRE! My daughter is a shopaholic and she loves coming here.

If you visit at Christmas they have a lovely light display the whole way down the street.

Don’t miss it!
Written January 14, 2020
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CK Travel
Bury St. Edmunds, UK117 contributions
Couples
This is a perfect place to stroll in the later afternoon. It’s littered with wonderful street performers doing local Irish music and dance. The shopping is nice, and there are some delicious food and cafe places all down the street. This is a must see if you’re in Dublin. We loved the Arran Sweater Market as well.
Written February 25, 2020
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Alexander W
Bishops Stortford, UK647 contributions
Family
I visited Dublin for a mini break and though visiting Grafton Street was nice, I wouldn’t say it was necessarily a ‘must do’.
There’s a nice selection of shops and places to grab a coffee too.
Featured quite prominently in the film ‘Once’.
Written April 17, 2022
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Anthony G
Wellington, New Zealand1,146 contributions
Family
Whether you’re a Dub or a tourist Grafton Street is a great place to go shopping. There’s plenty of options for men and women in terms of stores but there’s also heaps of pubs and cafes etc dotted around. If you’re visiting Dublin you absolutely must go here.
Written December 26, 2020
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