Nightlife Tour, Part 2, 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 2 Map

Guide Name: Nightlife Tour, Part 2
Guide Location: Ireland » Dublin (See other walking tours in Dublin)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Author: Xena
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The Academy

1) The Academy

An expansive club and live music venue, the Academy is outfitted with several rooms providing the perfect space for its various events. The Main Room is where all the biggest shows take place, as well as its weekly club night where the crowd packs the dance floor. This room can hold over 800 guests between the floor and balcony areas. Academy 2, which can be found on the basement level, holds just over 200 guests and host up-and-coming local acts, including live bands and DJs in a more intimate...   view more
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The Church

2) The Church

Located inside the former St. Mary’s Church, the Church is a fabulous multi-purpose venue that serves as a bar, restaurant, club, live music venue, and private party space all under one roof. Featuring five distinct rooms covering four floors, guests to the Church can enjoy expertly-crafted cocktails and great casual dining any day of the week here. The Gallery Restaurant on the mezzanine level overlooks the main bar downstairs where traditional Irish music is performed throughout the week....   view more
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Pantibar

3) Pantibar

Pantibar is colourful, loud, and positively flaming bar with the roomy interior, comfortable seating and a plentiful events programme on offer. The latter is extremely diverse, and features fundraisers for various LGBT causes, Brazilian crazy parties, and a Thursday drag show starring Panti herself. Pantibar is a great place to chill out with friends and enjoy some truly good...   view more
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The Workman's Club

4) The Workman's Club

Located in the heart of the Temple Bar district of Dublin, the Workman’s Club is one of the city’s top live entertainment venues which also hosts frequent and very popular club nights throughout the week as well. Entertainment on its stage can include anything from live music to comedy acts, book readings, multi-media performances, and more. Occupying three floors as well as an outdoor garden area on the roof, the Workman’s Club features several rooms to break up the space for more...   view more
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Club Button Factory

5) Club Button Factory

A popular club and live entertainment venue visited by both tourists and locals alike, Club Button Factory can be found in the heart of Dublin’s cultural hub, the Temple Bar district. Renovating the former space of the Temple Bar Music Centre into a more modern and appealing design, entertainment runs the gamut here to include anything from house, and hip hop, to indie, salsa, traditional Irish music, and more depending upon the night. Popular evenings found at Club Button Factory include...   view more
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Club M

6) Club M

Located in the thriving Temple Bar district, Club M brings over a decade of experience to partygoers in Dublin. Featuring relaxing lounge areas downstairs with a more chilled out vibe, Club M also includes two galleries overlooking the main floor where all the action takes place. The mezzanine is where the VIP section and champagne bar can be found. Club M provides a fashionable and sophisticated night of partying to its guests without the pretentiousness of other upscale Dublin clubs....   view more
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Alchemy

7) Alchemy

Located in the heart of Dublin’s cultural hub, the Temple Bar district, Alchemy offers a glamorous evening of drinks and dancing to its sophisticated crowd. The interior décor includes clean lines and modern styling, equipped with a spacious party area as well as VIP sections and space to rent for private events. Entertainment is served up by resident DJs Rob C. and Graham Short, spinning upbeat electro, techno, tech house, and dance music to get the crowd going on the dance floor until the...   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.
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
A Walk with Famous Irish Writers

A Walk with Famous Irish Writers

Check out this unique tour to learn about the lives of famous Irish writers, such as Oscar Wilde and James Joyce. You will visit places from their daily life, as well as monuments, museums, a birth place, and even a final resting place. Follow this tour and learn more about Dublin’s literary background.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
Places of Worship Tour

Places of Worship Tour

This tour will give you a glimpse of Dublin's religious life. There are many churches located in the old town of Dublin, a place unaffected by the city’s radical modernization of the 1960s. They are the guardians of Dublin’s spiritual side as well as architectural history. Take this tour to familiarize yourself with some of the city’s most holy places.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.9 km
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
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
City Center Souvenir Shops

City Center Souvenir 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 around the City Center.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.9 km

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