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O'Connell Bridge

Neighbourhood: South City Centre
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Address: Dublin, Ireland

This main bridge spanning the Liffey River is wider than it is long.

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Nice walk... Put on comfy shoes... Stop in bars, shops along the way (each side of bridge)... Be sure to take camera... Pretty lite up at night colorful lights.... Enjoy yiur... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Burlington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The link between the North of the city and the south.You can see all theother bridges as you look down the Liffey from this bridge

Thank Kathleen B
Burlington, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice walk... Put on comfy shoes... Stop in bars, shops along the way (each side of bridge)... Be sure to take camera... Pretty lite up at night colorful lights.... Enjoy yiur stroll, I did...

Thank alendab2016
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Main bridge of Laffey river in Dublin. Historical landmark. many things have happened there. Today, a bit of roadwork gets in the way but still a "don't miss place". Interesting architecture and details.

Thank NunoAGE
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is a bridge, folks. You know, where a road meets some water. You can stand on it and look up and down the water. Or look down. There's some water. That's what you get with a bridge.

Thank dughall
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I have always loved O'Connell Bridge for its design and its view on the Liffey. Then why am I giving only 3 stars? Because this is the fair balance between the 5 stars the bridge should deserve and the 1 star experience of my friend being robbed of her wallet while she was crossing the street. Dublin is awesome. We... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

You would never want to get split up from your travelling companions on this busy bridge as everybody moves at a fast pace which makes it hard to appreciate this bridge,

Thank Ultimatedaytrips
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This bridge is well worth a look, the architecture is amazing. I can't believe it's over 200 years old and still going strong.

Thank Suzy K
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is quite possibly the most famous bridge connected north and south Dublin across the Liffey river. You can't miss it when walking around the city center. You can catch a nice view of Dublin while walking across.

Thank Karim M
County Kerry, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Beautiful piece of architecture. Must-see in Dublin. Well worth working into a city tour walk! Love it!

Thank Abby C
Townsend, Georgia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

O'Connell Bridge connects the north and south side of Dublin, crossing the River Liffey. Historically speaking, it's the only square bridge in all of Europe - it is as wide as it is long. There is a nice boardwalk off the bridge along the Liffey that runs all the way to the Ha'Penny. Grab a coffee at the coffee stand... More 

Thank Christina M

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