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River Liffey

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Address: Dublin Docklands Development Authority | Custom House Quay, Docklands, Dublin 1, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 818 3300
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This large river runs through the heart of Dublin and divides the city's...

This large river runs through the heart of Dublin and divides the city's North and South sides.

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We did a self guided tour of the Liffey (google river Liffey), there are many sites to see on the banks and a couple of blocks back either side, easyily taking two to three hours... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice way to view the quays of Dublin is to tahe a trip by boat on the Liffey. Best in Irish summer, but be advised to take a coat with you even in that part of the year. Great sights and strong winds are to be expected.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a self guided tour of the Liffey (google river Liffey), there are many sites to see on the banks and a couple of blocks back either side, easyily taking two to three hours, just meandering along taking it all in.

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Thank JnVSydney
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a river that runs from the Wicklow Mountains, through Dublin and out into Dublin Bay. There are a number of tours which take you on a trip on the river but most famously is the Viking Splash Tour which drives around the streets of Dublin and then transforms into a boat and tours the river. Contrary to popular... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some family came over from the UK and I decided to bring them sight seeing. I found the cruise very enjoyable and informative.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking along either bank of the River, you discover the development of Dublin from Medieval days, to Georgian times, to the present years with many memorials and prompters to the history of the Nation and City. Vehicle, and particularly the pedestrian bridges, allow you to plan your tour.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now many cities are based on well known rivers.Paris on the Swine and London on the Thames.However it has to be said that the Liffey is not widely known and not without justification.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Famous river to see when in Dublin. It cuts through the city so you will no doubt come across it at least once when visiting the city

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is not easy to review a river so I will limit my comments to the section flowing through the city centre. The River Liffey flows through the centre of Dublin dividing the city into two sections. The Northside is considered to be much poorer than the Southside and this does have a major social impact - for example I... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hmmm, it's a river, not even a big one, just a usual river, looks dirty, few bridges cross it, nothing special.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The river flows through the heart of Dublin, beautiful during the day and night, always pleasant to spent some time around, if it is not raining

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