Nightlife Tour, Part 1, Dublin

Dublin at night is a buzzing Mecca of nightclubs, restaurants, bars, and night-time attractions. If you want to have an unforgettable night out, this walking tour is definitely what you need! We offer you a walk around the heart of the Irish capital, with stops at some of the most popular clubs and bars in this fascinating city.
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Nightlife Tour, Part 1 Map

Guide Name: Nightlife Tour, Part 1
Guide Location: Ireland » Dublin (See other walking tours in Dublin)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 6
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Author: max
The George

1) The George

The George is a pub and nightclub on South Great George's Street in the city centre of Dublin, Ireland. Opened in 1985—eight years before homosexuality was legalised in Ireland—it is one of the nation's oldest gay bars and clubs. For many years it was the only large gay venue in the city, however the improved economy and liberalisation of Irish attitudes to homosexuality in the 1990s resulted in a diversification of the Dublin gay scene. This somewhat reduced the club's...   view more

2) Pygmalion

A casual and cozy place to relax by day, serving breakfast and lunch all week long during the daytime hours, Pygmalion heats up at night, beginning with its fantastic tapas menu in the early evening and leading up to the late night club atmosphere that gets the crowd dancing well into the night. Wednesday evenings invite local bands to play for the crowd, while other evenings host local and resident DJs, with occasional international heavy-hitters spinning an eclectic mix of beats that can...   view more
Lillie's Bordello

3) Lillie's Bordello

Lillie’s Bordello has gained popularity as a top-notch night spot. The club's name has long been associated with impeccable service, glamour and stylish appearance. Pretentious to its clientèle, the place offers fine cocktails and a good chance of spotting an Irish celebrity. Lillie's has an eye for emerging talents, which results in often quite good entertainment...   view more

4) Bruxelles

Just round the corner from Grafton Street, Bruxelles is a music joint in Harry Street which attracts a very mixed crowd. On the ground floor it feels pretty much like a traditional Dublin pub with a laid-back atmosphere, friendly personnel and decently priced for the downtown area drinks. The room upstairs gives floor to Dublin blues bands on the weekdays, sometimes mixed with contemporary and classic rock & roll performances. Bruxelles stays open till 1.30am during the week and 2.30am on...   view more
Café en Seine

5) Café en Seine

A highly stylish pub and bar located in the Georgian Dublin district on Dawson Street, Café en Seine is a trendy establishment with an elegant interior heavily influenced by Art Deco design. Spanning three floors, large mirrors and beautiful murals line the walls, with brass chandeliers and other sophisticated adornments creating a gorgeous backdrop to an exciting evening at this bar. Its most unique features is its glass atrium which contains forty foot trees, Friday and Saturday evenings...   view more
Club Nassau

6) Club Nassau

Located across from Trinity College on the famous Nassau Street in Dublin, Club Nassau is a popular nightclub that is well-known for its barrage of classic tuned from the eighties heating up the dance floor on any given night. Club Nassau has brought back the “slow set” where guests can pair off and enjoy retro heart-melting favorites. In recent years the upstairs has been renovated to feature a relaxing chill-out area to take a break from the dance floor and enjoy cocktails and conversation...   view more

Walking Tours in Dublin, Ireland

Create Your Own Walk in Dublin

Create Your Own Walk in Dublin

Creating your own self-guided walk in Dublin is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Parks and Gardens Walking Tour

Parks and Gardens Walking Tour

In the golden age of Queen Victoria, suzerain of the Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Dublin grew into a wonderful and flourishing city with many parks and gardens. It has succeeded in maintaining these natural wonders over the centuries. Even in the 20th century, after a cruel modernization and remodulation in the 60s, the city of Dublin is still one of the greenest European capitals. Take this tour and breath in the green air of Dublin's parks.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km
A walk along Liffey River

A walk along Liffey River

Take a walk among the places where Irish history was made and is kept alive for the generations to come. This part of town is a place where the past meets the present and the future is defined. There is no better place in Ireland for a tourist to learn more about Irish culture and its rich, colorful history. Don't hesitate to spend a few hours exploring the banks of Liffey River in the central part of Dublin.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Nassau St. Gift Shops

Nassau St. Gift Shops

It would be a pity to leave Dublin without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts which are unique to Dublin and can be purchased in the wonderful souvenir shops along Nassau St.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.4 km
Temple Bar Entertainment

Temple Bar Entertainment

Temple Bar is an area on the south bank of the River Liffey in central Dublin, Ireland. Unlike the areas surrounding it, Temple Bar has preserved its medieval street pattern, with many narrow cobbled streets. It is promoted as Dublin's cultural quarter and has a lively nightlife that is popular with tourists, with locations proving to be traditional Irish hotspots

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km
Old City Walk

Old City Walk

After the 1950s, Dublin went through a series of reconstruction and remodeling. Old buildings were taken down to make way for modern architecture. Despite the trend, the Old City area was preserved to keep the cultural legacy of Ireland’s history alive. Take this amazing tour to discover some of the most important venues in the Old City of Dublin.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
Pub Crawl

Pub Crawl

Dubliners and the Irish in general are known for their passion for whiskey and beer. The Irish and the Scots are constantly at odds as to who makes the better whiskey and who could imagine St. Patrick's day without some famous Irish green beer ? Check out this amazing tour, that will guide you trough an area packed with pubs, and find out first hand what an Irish pub crawl means.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 km

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