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River Liffey

Dublin Docklands Development Authority | Custom House Quay, Docklands, Dublin 1, Ireland
+353 1 818 3300
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This large river runs through the heart of Dublin and divides the city's North and South sides.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Dublin Docklands Development Authority | Custom House Quay, Docklands, Dublin 1, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 818 3300
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whether you walk on your own or do any tour of Dublin, you would be hard pressed to miss the River Liffey. It's right in the center of the city and it's easy to get your bearings if you find yourself at the river. There...More

Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The good news, it no longer stinks, that song was from the late seventies, it is now become a nearly pristine river. one can now stand on the bridges and watch large fish swimming lazily in the current., and the board walk along the walls...More

Thank Derek K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is at the center of things and really can't be avoided! As you get closer to the sea, the surroundings become more interesting and less urban.

Thank too_few_trips_1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The River Liffey with its many bridges offers the visitor a alternative perspective of views of the city.

Thank André R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Liffey which flows through and divides central Dublin is certainly not a beautiful waterway being rather black in appearance. It is also tidal however it is quite pleasant walking on the paths on both sides of the river. There are many attractive bridges. Be...More

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a long boardwalk extending down the river than affords more than a few photo opportunities. There were a couple take away kiosks as well. I did see a number of homeless people along the boardwalk, but they didn't seem to be bothering anybody.

Thank Erik K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice for walking, seeing the architecture, near restaurants, and shopping. Home of several sites such as the famine memorial and a tall ship. It would not be a Dublin visit if you miss it.

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cuts the city in half from north to south so if you can find the river you can find your way in Dublin.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a sunny or mild day, the river liffey can be quite endearing. However, on days when it is rainy and overcast, the river looks dark and dirty.

Thank KP2828
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice area-lots if people commuting to work. Many people riding bikes and walking. Not much to see-need to get into the city.

Thank peachkoblerpie
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