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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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Today
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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Kind of a let down

When my tour guid mentioned this was one of the oldest "Arcades" still around I knew I had to go, but I couldn't help but feel let down. There were some nice stores and great art... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Cassandra W
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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old building full of shops with a little bit of everything. I like it as a welcome change from the usual retail outlets. You can carry on a conversation with some interesting people even if you cannot find something to purchase. The food offerings are great.

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

When my tour guid mentioned this was one of the oldest "Arcades" still around I knew I had to go, but I couldn't help but feel let down. There were some nice stores and great art for sale, but the market is tiny and a good 3/4 the stores weren't selling anything to write home about. If you're into history... More 

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Scarsdale, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

sunday visit most vendors closed; not worth a special trip; touristy and did not buy anything in the shops

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Burnaby, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

After reading a few reviews from Tripadvisor on how cool and quirky this Street Arcade was, I was a bit disappointed once I was there. My boyfriend and I were there on a weekend afternoon in the summer time (peak tourist season!) but many stalls were closed or were being renovated, perhaps? The stalls that were there seemed to sell... More 

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I had walked past Nutty Delights in the George’s Street arcade but thankfully a voice in my head told me to double back to try a sample. The lady attending the stall, Wish (that’s her name), has a full selection of samples to try out and is very friendly and helpful. I ended up with a bag of smoked almonds... More 

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

A variety of shops, but not much of anything reallu. Was hopeful of more alternative shops, the ones they had were a little bare. Nice to nosey round though

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 506 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

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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Minnesota
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
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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