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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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Fast Bridge

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,

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Townsend, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

So this is one of the more traditional designs of bridges along the River so it means there are many of them of a similar design. It is very nice to walk along the river though and contains the heart and soul of the city

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

One of those busy places in Dublin. It's iconic and has some nice history behind it! Sometimes has too many people on it but you get used to it!👍

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

It has a cool view, but there is a lot of traffic, and it's a bridge.... not sure there is too much going on here except for being able to cross the river.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

This probaly not a stand alone attraction however combined with the many other sites and attractions of Dublin makes a wonderful day of sightseeing, something we didn't realise at first, this structure is actualy wider than it is long. Probaly a good trivia question.

Thank JnVSydney
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This bridge comes off of O'Connell Street which is one the main shopping/eating streets. It joins the north of Dublin to the south of Dublin and you'll go over this bridge if you book onto any of the hop on and hop off bus tours.

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