Dublin City Center
It is really no wonder that staying in the Temple Bar in Dublin City Centre is what all visitors want! Let us show you why with this little tour around Temple Bar and little bit further afield where some of the most famous cultural attractions await. Don’t worry, we are not forgetting all important night time fun!
Barnacles Temple Bar House is located on the Temple Lane, few doors down from the Temple Bar Pub. This pub has been serving food & drinks for more than 160 years, so no wonder it is an absolute must see when you are here! Plus point – they have really nice beer garden as well!
Within 1 minute walk from us, you can see several galleries, taste some of the most delicious food on the weekend farmers market, visit quirky 2nd hand shops, or enjoy Temple Bar night market .
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Temple Bar night market is on every Wednesday of May, June, July and August, starting on April 20th 2016. It is Dublin’s only art & craft night market over the summer months that brings artists and craft makers onto the streets of Temple Bar; Dublin’s Cultural Quarter.
We would also recommend browsing quirky vintage shops and checking our Siopaella while you are browsing through Temple Bar. Who knows… you might grab a bargain on the pre-loved designer handbag, and who wouldn’t want that?
Thank you so much to super babe @rozannapurcell for supporting our little stores over the years ❤️ Roz has been part of the Siopaella family from the start and we are so excited because she just swapped loads of goodies from her closet for this @ysl that we had in store 🙈 Stay tuned for her upcoming #StealHerStyle feature ❤️❤️❤️
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Once you are ready to venture out of Temple Bar, you will be greeted by wonderful Trinity College only a minute away (housing Books of Kells as well as Long Library), Georgian Quarter across the road from us, and tucked little bit behind it, Dublin Castle and Chester Beatty Library.
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As Dublin is so compact, and we are right in the Dublin City Centre, to see all of these gems, you don’t need to walk for more than 5 minutes from Barnacles Temple Bar Hostel! How wonderful is that?
When the night comes, and you had your fill of cultural attractions, head to Dame District – across the road from Temple Bar. While Temple Bar is traditionally more touristy area, you will find great mix of people in the Dame Lane area. With several pubs, clubs and karaoke bars along the same street, there is often more people on the lane than inside. And trust us, craic is mighty!
These are just some of the highlights Dublin City Centre offers. There is a lot of ways you can go about exploring it… Grab free map at the reception, go for free walking tour, join us for the pub crawl in the evening, get a hop on hop off bus or get Dublin Discovery Trails App and venture into unknown yourself! And don’t be surprised if you look a bit lost and someone offers to help, Dubliners are genuinely nice like that 🙂