Temple Bar District – best of Dublin squeezed into a few blocks
Temple Bar district is the center of cultural happenings in Dublin. Witty Buskers, amazing street artists, beautiful open-air markets, and exhibitions, wherever you go you will find something for you.
Here you can find the highest density of pubs in Dublin City- so no trouble grabbing a pint here. Did we mention weekend food markets?
A thing to do in Dublin
General acceptance is that the street known as Temple Bar got its name from the Temple family. It was this ground on which Sir William Temple built the gardens in the early 1600s. Nowadays, its best known for its nightlife. Temple Bar is the party hub of Dublin’s city center. Located alongside the Liffey River, this neighborhood includes some great galleries, cafés, and cultural spots.
Drop into “Meeting House Square” to see if there are some free concerts or film screenings. Stop by the “Irish Film Institute” or “Temple Bar Gallery + Studios” to check the latest Irish contemporary art, or grab a bite to eat.
Aside from partying and culture, Temple bar is home to some high-quality restaurants that are on top of their game.
While in the heart of Temple Bar stop by the famous “Boxty House” restaurant “and discover what it means to be Irish. Totally Irish“.
Where is Temple Bar?
You are now probably wondering how to get to Temple Bar district. Situated on the Southside of Dublin just past O’Connell Bridge, or next to the Christchurch Cathedral. You can use our map to locate it or visit one of our shops to get your bearings.