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Gorgeous walk

Such a lovely walk on a sunny day down to the grand canal dock area. We walked from town right down and had a lovely cuppa looking out at the views. Lovely

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely walk on a sunny day down to the grand canal dock area. We walked from town right down and had a lovely cuppa looking out at the views. Lovely

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016

I suggest that you start at the River Liffey, where you can see where new condos and restaurants have replace docklands. As you walk along, you will pass a variety of residential neighbourhoods. You can always get back to downtown streets, but if you like walking, you will spend quality time strolling along the banks of the canal.

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Thank Dean S
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2015

I got married on the banks of the Grand Canal, that's how much I love it. I've lived in the Portobello area for over ten years and one of the highlights is the canal. I now live looking onto the canal so I get to see it every day and it never bores me. Every day has something different to... More 

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Thank Cristin L
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

The Grand Canal in Dublin used to be the southern ring surrounding the old city. The city has expanded way beyond the canals ( the Royal Canal is on the north side) but they remain important historic landmarks in Ireland's capital city. The Grand Canal is beautiful on any day but especially on a warm summer's evening. It has been... More 

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Thank MichaelNua
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2014

I did this walk yesterday and learnt so much about this fascinating part of Dublin. Misery hill holds such history. It was quiet... No busy pavements, no buskers and no traffic.!! The maps and old photos brought the history alive. The three locks at the entrance of the grand canal basin are stunning engineering feats . Highly recommended for families... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014

We got really fascinated by the old canal which goes through Dublin. It is a beautiful structure you can walk or bike along. You can cross it through the multiple bridges but also it is safe to cross through some of the locks. It is navigable and we watched many boats go through the locks which is done in an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2014 via mobile

Lovely comfortable hotel . Great food at a great price. Staff so friendly and kind nothing is too much to ask off them. Very efficient check in and out. Rooms very comfortable and spotlessly clean. I thoroughly enjoyed my stay. 10 min walk from the Grand Canal Theatre where there are super shows and celebraties performing regularly. Beautiful walk along... More 

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Dundrum, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Beautiful canal stretching through Dublin right across Ireland. Perfect for a cycle along the designated cycle path or a walk. Lovely for a sit down or picnic. Great food markets on Thursday and Friday. The basin is excellent.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2013

The Grand Canal is a much underrated amenity. It is navigable from the River Shannon to the River Liffey in Dublin. However, there is a wonderful walk along the former towpaths for it whole length. In the city, many people enjoy its largely tree-lined stretches particularly at lunch-time and at weekends. ONce out in the suburbs muc of its original... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2013

If you get tired with a buzz of pubs,I absolutely recommend to take a walk along the canal. We did so when the sun was setting. A Dubliner read a book on a bench.Other jogged.Other couple took a walk,too. etc.... There were filled with cozy,comfortable,relax mode. http://bit.ly/109WCmV

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