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George's Street Arcade

Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Address: South Great George's Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: (01) 283-6077
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9:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Wed 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

This little gem of a place ahs everything you thought Dublin would be...

This little gem of a place ahs everything you thought Dublin would be like--from great little brick-a-brack shops to really high end fashion places that you would normally see on Bond Street.

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Some really good shops

Disappointed that so many stalls\shops were empty\ closed on a Thursday in August. The arty creative stuff was great, the most we saw in one place in Dublin, would have been... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
joco613
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Disappointed that so many stalls\shops were empty\ closed on a Thursday in August. The arty creative stuff was great, the most we saw in one place in Dublin, would have been awesome if complete. Some stalls were just ordinary, but it wasd an interesting walk tyjhrough on the way to Powers court.

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Sale, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed walking around this little arcade. Lots of stalls selling everything from tee shirts and vinyl through to art and some food stands. Well worth a wander.

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Thank JDsale
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very happy to find this market since I collect prints (photos, paintings, etc.) from each city I visit. This was the only place I saw, even among street vendors, that had something like that. There was only one artist, at the very beginning, but he had a good selection of water colors, canvases, prints, and photos of different... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

We searched the city for a small souvenir print of a Dublin landmark and finally found it here. The arcade isn't large, but the building itself is worth a visit, (make sure you look up while inside and outside the north entrance) and it has a fun quirky vibe to it, even if you don't buy anything.

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Lombard, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 263 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

It's a really small and crowded indoor market. I didn't find a lot to look at other than the book store. The bookstore was pretty cool and had many old books. Other than that not very interesting.

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Manassas, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

George's Street Arcade shops offer everything from old vinyl albums, vintage clothes, food, books, antiques and much more! If you're into these types of things, this should definitely be on your "to do" list.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Walked through here one afternoon when walking around Dublin. There are several quirky shops, nothing extravagant or great in my humble opinion, with one exception that is --- My favorite was an old bookstore - had so many cool, old books. Definitely made this small detour worth it for me.

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Thank Luv2Travel7723
misselliejay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

I loved this little place. My teen wasn't so sure at first because it can feel a bit cramped to move around when it's busy. But there is so much to see! There are so many little shops and stalls with all sorts of goods that you would often have to look online for. You can spend all day just... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

A good place to kill some time browsing, full of bespoke shops and stands, ranging from cakes stalls, flowers and jewellery to tarot readings

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Thank Brattyhands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I bought a dress in here just before Christmas. The sales assistant was all over me, this is BEAUTIFUL on you, really suits you, you couldn't look better! I fell for it somehow, despite the fact that I clearly looked like a red sausage which had been tied tightly in various places..aaghh! I brought the dress back the next day... More 

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