Arts & Antiques Quarter Walk (Self Guided), Dublin

Lovers of art, antiques and vintage goods will relish exploring the treasure trove of goodies on Francis Street. This is the main center for antiques in Dublin with collectibles from numerous centuries and eras, including contemporary pieces. The antiques quarter got up and running in 2003 when a group of traders joined forces. Before that, Francis Street had earned a stellar reputation for the skilled craftsmen who used to work here creating fine pieces of furniture.

Come here for Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian period furniture, rare items, lighting, decorative items, oriental rugs and much more. Linger over the intriguing window displays then step inside stores to investigate shelves and spaces crammed with fascinating objects from the distant and not so distant past.

Among the other items that might catch your eye during your tour of the street are Irish paintings and sculptures, prints, old photographs, antique jewelry and Irish silver. There is something for everyone, whether you are a serious collector, a hobbyist or a casual buyer. Of course you do not have to purchase a single thing. You can simply delight in looking at lots of fine and valuable pieces from times gone by.
How it works: A discovery walk features a route using which you can explore a popular city neighborhood on your own. This walk, along with other self-guided walks in over 1,000 cities, can be found on the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" which can be downloaded from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app's built-in GPS navigation functions allow following this walk route with ease. The app works both online and offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Guide Name: Arts & Antiques Quarter Walk
Guide Location: Ireland » Dublin
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 0.5 Km or 0.3 Miles
Author: emily

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