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George's Street Arcade

Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: South Great George's Street, Dublin, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 283 6077
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09:00 - 18:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 18:30
Thu 09:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description:

This little gem of a place ahs everything you thought Dublin would be...

This little gem of a place ahs everything you thought Dublin would be like--from great little brick-a-brack shops to really high end fashion places that you would normally see on Bond Street.

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We find Dublin a very walkable city, especially when the chrissie fever hits, there is such a buzz in the air, with hordes of people shopping, this is one of our go to places, as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We find Dublin a very walkable city, especially when the chrissie fever hits, there is such a buzz in the air, with hordes of people shopping, this is one of our go to places, as it is a little different to the norm, it is nice just to cruise around the shops under cover, definetly a place to keep in... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I was walking around the city looking for the Dublin castle, I got sidetracked into this street. Some stores caught my eye including eateries. Suddenly, I felt hungry. I ate and then walked around this street. There are some shops worth walking into but nothing special to lure me to stay longer.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While wandering Dublin, we ran into the George's Street Arcade. It was a quirky collection of stores that was worth taking the time to browse.

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Port Dover, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We enjoyed strolling through George's Street Arcade and checking out all the goods for sale. My wife picked up a very nice piece of Irish-made silver jewelry. Also, the sausage rolls at Lolly and Cook's were fantastic, very hearty.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Architecture is worth the visit itself. Nice shopping for those odd little items you need to place about your house to remind you of the uniqueness of travel. Not the greatest selection but lots of great stuff. Definitely worth a stop.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

It is a free place just to spend one hour of your extra time. It is open late only on Thursdays. You can buy some local stuff for souvenirs.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I do love to wander through the arcade. Especially at Christmas when it's all dressed up. The architecture is fantastic. The shops are a mixed bag with good bad and indifferent among them, but there is a little something for everybody here, and a few places to eat and get a coffee too. Well worth the trip for any tourists... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I struggle to advise anyone to make this place a destination. It was interesting but for most it should be a pit stop between major attractions.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Disappointed that so many stalls\shops were empty\ closed on a Thursday in August. The arty creative stuff was great, the most we saw in one place in Dublin, would have been awesome if complete. Some stalls were just ordinary, but it wasd an interesting walk tyjhrough on the way to Powers court.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Really enjoyed walking around this little arcade. Lots of stalls selling everything from tee shirts and vinyl through to art and some food stands. Well worth a wander.

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