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Temple Bar, Dublin

Temple Bar, on the south bank of the River Liffey is Dublin's cultural quarter. Temple Bar has preserved its medieval street pattern, with many narrow cobbled streets. It has a lively nightlife, is a popular shopping area and is is the location of many Irish cultural institutions, including the Irish Photography Centre, the Ark Children's Cultural Centre, the Irish Film Institute, incorporating the Irish Film Archive, the Temple Bar Music Centre, the Arthouse Multimedia Centre, as well as the Irish Stock Exchange and the Central Bank of Ireland.

The area is a major centre for nightlife, and has many pubs including The Porterhouse, the Oliver St. John Gogarty, the Turk's Head, the Temple Bar, Czech Inn, the Quays Bar, the Foggy Dew, Eamonn Doran's and the Purty Kitchen.

The Temple Bar Book Market is held on Saturdays and Sundays in Temple Bar Square.
Meetinghouse Square, which takes its name from the nearby Quaker Meeting House, is home to the Speaker's Square project and on Saturday's to the Temple Bar Food Market. There is also a fashion and design market on Saturday's on Cow's Lane.

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Hotels & Accommodation

The Fleet Street Hotel, Temple Bar The Fleet Street Hotel, Temple Bar
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Blooms Hotel Blooms Hotel
Dublin, 2
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The Morgan The Morgan
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Nearest Attractions

The National Wax Museum The National Wax Museum
4 Foster Place, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Dublin
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The Ark
11 Eustace St Dublin 2, Dublin
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The Central Bank Of Ireland The Central Bank Of Ireland
Dame Street, Dublin 2, Dublin
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The Ha'penny Bridge The Ha'penny Bridge
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Temple Bar Gallery
5-9 Temple Bar Dublin 2
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Top Attractions

The Brazen Head Pub The Brazen Head Pub
20 Lower Bridge Street, Dublin 8, Dublin
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Bewley's Cafe Bewley's Cafe
78/79 Grafton Street, Dublin 2, Dublin
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