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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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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Reviewed October 13, 2018

River Liffey is apart of Dublin, the city and Dublins history, I wa fortunate enough to see a lot of river competition. It appears that the strong survive!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sharon w
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Majestic as the Liffey is she is a river. But imagine the stories that she could tell if she had a voice. Everything from ancient times through the days of the Vikings who were largely credited with founding Dublin over a millennium ago. It’s the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dpcbeech
Reviewed September 26, 2018

It is really nice to take a stroll along the River Liffey. We passed by some bridges and saw some dinner cruises boats navigating with the water locks. Very interesting to sit by and watch it unfold.

Date of experience: August 2018
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