Temple Bar Entertainment, Dublin

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
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Temple Bar Entertainment Map

Guide Name: Temple Bar Entertainment
Guide Location: Ireland » Dublin (See other walking tours in Dublin)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km
Author: max
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Fitzgeralds

1) Fitzgeralds

This traditional Irish pub is located on Aston Quay, the entrance to the Temple Bar area. A classic pub with a cozy atmosphere built around a Victorian style bar with comfortable seating that creates an old time feel. From every corner of the pub you have a good view of what is happening inside and outside. It is a wonderful place to rest and enjoy a good pint of ale after a long journey in the Temple Bar...   view more
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National Wax Museum Plus

2) National Wax Museum Plus (must see)

The National Wax Museum as it was then known was originally situated close to Parnell Square on the north side of the city. It was opened in 1983 by the Lord Mayor of Dublin and it was an exciting new addition to the city. In the past, it was a former site to prayer rooms converted into a cinema called Plaza Cinema and then into a waxworks, but this building was demolished to make way for a hotel.

The old Wax Museum in Granby Row had closed in 2005 and the site was to be redeveloped as the...   view more
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Oliver St. John Gogarty Pub

3) Oliver St. John Gogarty Pub

This venue is designed in a traditional Irish fashion in a 19th century style with flagstone floors and a healthy amount of genuine artifacts throughout the pub. It pays tribute to notable Irish writers including Gogarty himself, James Joyce, Beckett and Behan. This cultural giant is a wonderful place for dining, shopping and fun! If you don't like traditional Irish music, you can go to second floor and enjoy current popular...   view more
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The Wall of Fame

4) The Wall of Fame

While you are in Dublin you will certainly visit the Temple Bar district, which is the hub of the city’s night-life. It’s pretty interesting during the day too and one of its attractions is The Wall of Fame.

It was created in 2005 from an idea by Becky Dunford of the Rockarchive Gallery, John McCormack of Exclusive Blinds and Dave Allen of the Temple Bar Music Centre. They decided to present an outdoor photo gallery featuring those artists they felt had made the greatest contribution to...   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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The Ark

6) The Ark

Launched in 1995, The Ark is the first purposely organised European cultural centre wholly dedicated to innovative arts programming for, by, with, and about children. Set in the heart of Temple Bar, the centre contains an indoor theatre, an outdoor amphitheatre, gallery spaces and a workshop. The Ark occupies the site of the former Presbyterian Meeting House dated from 1728, and features the carefully restored front façade of the...   view more
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Irish Gallery Of Photography

7) Irish Gallery Of Photography

The Gallery was opened in 1978 and has succeeded in becoming Ireland's premier venue for photography. It hosts contemporary exhibitions of many major names in photography. The Gallery moved to a new location in Meeting House Square in 1995. The Gallery belongs to the Arts Council and Dublin Corporation, but due to the rise in maintenance costs it is sustained financially by its members and sponsors.

Opening hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 11 am – 6 pm; Sunday: 1 pm – 6...   view more
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The Porterhouse

8) The Porterhouse

The Porterhouse is a chain of pubs opened in 1996. This pub offers high quality beer with a strict philosophy to offer a diversity of good beers and wonderful music. This pub is endowed with Irish essence to the very bone. The owners of The Porterhouse helped create the Founding Charter of the Brewers and Masters Guild of Ireland. Porterhouse is as important to Dublin as beer is important to the Irish...   view more

Walking Tours in Dublin, Ireland

Create Your Own Walk in Dublin

Create Your Own Walk in Dublin

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Nassau St. Gift Shops

Nassau St. Gift Shops

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.4 km
Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Nightlife Tour, Part 1

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.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Nightlife Tour, Part 2

Nightlife Tour, Part 2

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.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
A Walk with Famous Irish Writers

A Walk with Famous Irish Writers

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Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
Art Galleries Tour

Art Galleries Tour

Dublin's city center is home to several prominent galleries, like the The National Gallery of Ireland, which is a must see for any art lover. Dublin has a varied and rich art-scene, from classical to contemporary, from domestic to international, it offers something for everyone. Take the following tour to discover the most popular and prominent art galleries in Dublin.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 km
Old City Walk

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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

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