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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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The river that runs through the centre of dublin

Just spent a weekend in dublin for my anniversary with my top wife. Sat by the river people watching. Not many if any river cruises going on ? Nice enough non the less

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
lee t
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just spent a weekend in dublin for my anniversary with my top wife. Sat by the river people watching. Not many if any river cruises going on ? Nice enough non the less

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you ar in Dublin you have to walk along or cross the river in making your way through city center. It is a tidal river that rises and falls throughout the day. Whether you are walking or sitting, the people watching is great as you see locals and tourists from everywhere making their way around.

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Thank Brandon K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went walking along the banks of the rivet on the walkway. In the sunshine it's a great way to relax and while away a little time. It's peaceful compared to the busy city streets nearby.

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Thank Shabba26
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Is a great place to visit and watch the local culture. I choose a small Italian restaurant and tried some Italian food. It was a nice view of the river from the restaurant. Good to spend some time with Italian Red Wine along with the river view.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Charlotte Quay off the river Liffey. There was a lot of activity on the river. We watched kids getting paddle board lessons and another group canoe lessons and boats. Where we were staying there was even a family of swans. The only thing that was dissapointing was how dirty the river was.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see on a visit to Ireland, in particular the world famous ha'penny bridge. The padlocks left on the bridge by couple is such a charming tradition and the river looks amazing lit up beautifully on a nighttime.

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thessaloniki
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The river and its bridges are beautiful and you can walk along it as there are especially made wooden pathways and bences where you can rest. Of course sometimes at night they are filled with drunk people, who may not be harmful, but it may still be a drawback...

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With colourful buildings dotting the riverside, River Liffey and its surrounds are great for a nice walking tour of Dublin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river is just down the hill from downtown. A lovely place to collect yourself after a long day of walking the city. It really does run in the heart of the city. While there you must walk to the Famine Memorial...a number of statues depicting the famine...it brought me to my knees.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Development in this area is fast moving, but it is not there yet. The area is reasonably secure, but cab drivers warn you about the area.

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