You can't go to Dublin without visiting Temple Bar. Temple Bar is situated in the heart of Dublin. It stretches from Christchurch to Bank of Ireland, and from the Quays to Dame Street.
Some of the attractions this cultural quarter are restaurants, pubs, artists, musicians, hotels, hostels and variety of shops.
At more than 130 years old, the Olympia is the oldest theatre in Dublin. It is situated on Dame Street opposite Dublin castle. While still holding many successful plays and theatrical productions, it also played host to plenty of famous musicians and bands.
In Temple Bar there are two main squares, the Temple Bar Square and Meeting House Square. There is always plenty of activity in these areas, from food markets on a Saturday morning to buskers trying to earn a buck.
Places of Interest
Ha'penny Bridge, Irish Film Centre and the Music Centre. These are symbols of what Temple Bar stands for.
Ha'Penny Bridge symbolises the history of the area, the IFC and music centre represent the growth of the quarter.
Nightlife at Temple Bar
Temple Bar is as busy at night as it is during the day. There are about 24 bars and 73 restaurants/cafes in Temple Bar. The atmosphere is amazing and friendly but unfortunately there can be trouble among people who are seriously intoxicated so be careful with what you drink and who you are with and remember never leave your drink unattended!