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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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Nice view

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Thank Lara B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I will not try to compare the River Liffey to other rivers passing through other European capitals because each is unique in its own way. The River Liffey flows through the heart of Dublin, and the bridge systems which supports the Liffey's traffic are all different and some beautiful architecturally One of the best ways to view the Liffey is... More 

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Thank Pat M
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great day out with the family and grandkids weather was great and the history been told was a good to know how the city evolved to the buzzing city it is to day

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Thank lallaway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The river is beautiful even on a cloudy day. Traffic's a mess so it's nice to take a walk along side and enjoy. Even during St Pats mayhem, the river helped steady the chaos.

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Thank Mike M
Dublin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Narrow, it does not make a statement like the Seine or the Thames river. The river is clean as well.

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Thank andre_rev
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

This river is almost completely lacking in maritime activity because the bridges are too low. However there is one passenger boat operating between the docklands and the city centre. The Liffey, because in runs from east to west is best seen at sunrise or sunset. The Liffey rises near Blessington in the Wicklow hills far away from Dublin.

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Thank Vincent D
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

Some nice coffee shops along the way to enjoy, would not be a huge fan, as tends to be at the epicentre of the inner city. Will be on your left and right for most places you visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

i love my city and the river that flows through its centre but the walk is ruined by drug users begging you for money and sometimes aggressivly. the scenery along the river is stunning from old dublin to new dublin from hueston station to the docklands.

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