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Dublin Grafton Street
Dublin Grafton Street

Dublin Grafton Street

Free admission
Cross streets: Suffolk St in the North, St. Stephens Green in the South, Dublin

The Basics

Join Dubliners for a stroll along one of the city’s main arteries, Grafton Street. Closed to cars, these several blocks are where locals gather to walk, buy flowers, and browse the department stores. Dublin tours often include the opportunity to experience the vibrant atmosphere of Grafton Street. Travelers can learn about local history, food, and literature during city center walking tours.

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Things to Know Before You Go

  • Grafton Street is a must-see attraction for shopping enthusiasts and music lovers.
  • Bring a few coins to toss to the buskers and support their music performances.
  • Cars are not permitted on Grafton Street; the only way to see it is by foot.
  • Explore side streets off Grafton Street for additional restaurants, pubs, and cafes.
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How to Get There

Grafton Street is located in the heart of Dublin city center on the south side of the River Liffey. Several attractions including Trinity College, St. Stephen’s Green, and the creative quarter of Temple Bar are a short walk away. It is easily accessible by public transport including the Luas tram and local bus service.

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When to Get There

Rain or shine, Grafton Street is a popular destination. It’s busiest during the day when the shops are open and the buskers are performing. The winter holiday season is an especially beautiful time to visit when the street is decked out in holiday lights. This pedestrianized street can be quiet at night and is ideal for travelers looking for a well-lit place for an evening walk.

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Shopping on Grafton Street

Dozens of shops line Grafton Street, but a few are especially beloved by locals. For a high-end department store, check out Brown Thomas; for a taste of Ireland, visit Butlers Chocolates; to learn about Irish authors browse the bookstores' stacks; and don’t miss St. Stephen’s Green Shopping Centre, at the St. Stephen’s Green end of Grafton Street, for even more shopping options.

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Dublin Grafton Street