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River Liffey

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Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: Dublin Docklands Development Authority | Custom House Quay, Docklands, Dublin 1, Ireland
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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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Great if you can get a hotel next to it.

It has its wide parts, and the side docks, some now filled in are atmospheric. Plenty of bridges and generally the banks are better by far than say Glasgow!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lovely stroll by the River you can view all the bridges . There is a also a boat trip available at certian parts of the day.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It has its wide parts, and the side docks, some now filled in are atmospheric. Plenty of bridges and generally the banks are better by far than say Glasgow!

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Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its impossible for a visitor to miss the river Liffey as it flows through the center of the city and is a major landmark in itself and a way marker to many of the cities sites (Custom house, Temple bar, Four courts, Guinnisses brewery, Phoenix park to mention but a few). Not the prettiest city river but a boat tour... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The river liffey is the main river in dublin it goes from kildare down into Dublin bay past the strawberry beds , Historically it was the soure of a viking settlement in 900 ad , today the the river is a busy metromolitan river apon which business has sprung up on either side of its banks the , centre point... More 

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Thank Alan S
Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Liffey is a wide river running right through the heart of Dublin, and used to be dirty and not very pretty to walk along. Much work has been done to rectify this, and there are board walks along the river now, which make it a very attractive place to walk - However, it is unfortunately also attractive to the... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The River Liffey is quite a sight flowing thru the city center of Dublin. You can't miss it when you are in the City Center. Very picturesque .

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Liffey runs trough the middle of this great city and is a wonderful place to take a stroll. Both sides of the river are accessible and you are free to wander along at your own pace and take in the still waters, subtle sounds and fresh air that bounces off it. Along your way you will come across many... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to take a boat trip down the Liffey while you are in Dublin. a great ride with someone telling you about the sights along the river. Doesn't take that long.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

The Liffey river divides Dublin almost in two, Northsiders are proud to be from the northside and they say it is both sad and a terrible shame, that all Dubliners can not be from the northside. The southsiders say the same thing, only they substitute northside for southside. The Liffey river is as noble and majestic a river as you... More 

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Nice to go for a walk, enjoy the views particularly if the sun is not shy. There are some boat excursions,but didn't have the opportunity to go on one. The bridges are nice and is nice to stop there for a bit just to contemplate the view.

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