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Grand canal runs from Grand Canal Theatre to the River Shannon

When the canal runs through the City of Dublin, it creates a little piece of nature in a busy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vincent D
A really nice walk

I have walked this canal numerous times over the years and on a nice sunny day, it is... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When the canal runs through the City of Dublin, it creates a little piece of nature in a busy polluted city. The water of the canal is perfectly clear. The cart horses and the commercial barges which they pulled are long gone, but the scenery...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018

I have walked this canal numerous times over the years and on a nice sunny day, it is wonderful. There is always a nice buzz around the place as people rush by going from one place to another or there are others who just sit...More

Thank Professor_Sparrow
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

I have included this little extract below from Wikipedia to give context to the canal, which was built in the 18th century." The Grand Canal (Irish: An Chanáil Mhór) is the southernmost of a pair of canals that connect Dublin, in the east of Ireland, with the River Shannon in the west, via...More

Thank clintonc536
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Grand canal is a nice area and the square itself is kept clean and has good amenities. What is disappointing is if you take the walk up the canal all the way up to Portobello. The pavement is really in disrepair, there is litter in...More

Thank timduggan
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

The Grand Canal runs from the port of Dublin via a basin (with canoe racing when we were there) and through areas where old Georgian houses sit opposite modern buildings. It is calm and peaceful, yet always close to road access. Every Friday there is...More

Thank Keneff
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This grand canal is quite a nice walk. It is on the southside of the city and there are a lot of Georgian and Victorian buildings along the canal. There are also ambassador houses and it is obvious a wealthy neighbourhood. The canal cuts and...More

Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Nice location food the same as others. Central location short walk to a park. Taxi to other tourist locations.

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Super interesting. The cruise goes through the locks. The Capt; explains the process and encourages the guests to watch. The dinner was very good also!

Thank Carole F
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Loop walk aside the canal. Start anywhere next to the canal (we parked the car at harolds cross bridge and started there but car is not required and you can also start at luas station Charlemont), walk to grand canal direction (down to the sea),...More

Thank nadavit
Reviewed 12 June 2016

Walk to any point on The Grand Canal and just walk along its paths. You'll pass embassies, locks, stone bridges, parks, mansions, shops and historic houses without the hustle and bustle of Temple Bar, the Liffey or Grafton Street, just a comfortable mix of exercise,...More

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