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This large river runs through the heart of Dublin and divides the city's North and South sides.
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Dublin Docklands Development Authority | Custom House Quay, Docklands, Dublin 1, Ireland
South City Centre
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This river runs through the centre of Dublin and looked particularly pretty at sunset. It isn't particularly impressive or beautiful but in the centre of Dublin so you'll inevitably walk past. There was a doughnut stall near to one of the bridges with the best...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This famous river is the one that divides both the North and the South of the city of Dublin and one that cannot literally be missed she. Visiting the city

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whither walking along the boardwalk or crossing one of the many bridges you cannot help your stay in Dublin being influenced by the River Liffey. Snaking through the centre of Dublin, pretty much anything you do will involve crossing the river.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing walk day or night Got plenty of places to stop have a drink and sit down Tolk some amzing photos

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank X2409IBbenl
Reviewed December 8, 2018

The River Liffey in Dublin separates one side from the other. You can cross bridges to get to the other side. It was interesting to learn the history of how the bridge crossing separated the classes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed November 29, 2018

Around the O'Connell bridge area there is plenty of life and views up and down the river. The view upstream allows you to see Guinness and the phoenix park while downstream you can see the custom house behind the Loop line bridge.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Runs through the center of Dublin and is generally dirty and dark water. The bridges are excellent along the river. My guess is that it is nicer the more inland you go.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Main river running through the city. This is a delightful walk with lots of things to see and do. Also river cruises available too. Very nice river and good attraction.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank northants90
Reviewed November 12, 2018

I enjoyed walking by the river Liffey day and night (even if at night it was windy and cold). Full of bridges and nice buildings lining up... People come and go, there is a live atmosphere and some boat tours on offer!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The Liffey holds centre ground in Dublin and although hardly clear blue water has a special role. It separates the two major central areas, has several iconic bridges, and be explored by river excursions. It cannot be avoided and deserves some attention.

Date of experience: October 2018
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