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Address: Cork, Ireland
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good place to be

great lively atmosphere at this side of Cork CIty lots of cafes about here and eateries too near to Crawford Art Gallery and close to main shopping area of city

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katie B
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great lively atmosphere at this side of Cork CIty lots of cafes about here and eateries too near to Crawford Art Gallery and close to main shopping area of city

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Thank Katie B
Malta
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I came upon this street whilst lost around the city centre and it's a delight, with unusual shops. Well worth strolling along whilst exploring Cork.

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Thank LuciaMalta
Cork, Ireland
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214 reviews
80 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Some streets just work well. You don't know why, but you do recognise it when they do. Any city in the world has one where you can get this vibe. In Cork, that feeling comes from being on Paul Street. It has so much going on it it, the atmosphere changes every few metres. At the East end, it is... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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78 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Parts of paul st are quaint with a mixture of old feel meets new . A few interesting boutiques but they are all smaller than the average bedroom . There are a lot more interesting places to visit in cork . The small shopping centre is dated . After dark there is an abundance of people begging on the street... More 

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Thank unkybuck
Cork, Ireland
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42 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

It's nothing special about it just a street and shopping centre in the middle. With Tesco and car park which is handy for locals to access the city centre. There is a tip for tourists you may park there and only 2 € for and hour. Handy close and easy to walk around city.

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Thank Arthur M
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32 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

This street has parking in the local shopping center and for that it is quite useful but aside from that AVOID THIS PLACE. There are far too many annoying teenagers standing in circles playing wonder wall on out of tune guitars. What potential atmosphere could have been there is simply ruined by the presence of these hang abouts.

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Thank Jake W
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

The real capital of Ireland and I'm a Dub...!!! Cork City is a beautiful place. The main thoroughfare is clean and spacious but its the charm of the side streets and the variety of shops and arts and of course its wonderful pubs. No matter how often I visit Cork there is always something new to discover in the city.... More 

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Thank JonnietheCap
Cork, Ireland
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110 reviews
42 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is not a nice part of the city. Nothing to see here. Only good for parking and to access the rest of the city.

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Thank mollycaterpillar_21
Cork, Ireland
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Had fun, lots of great shops with a variety of excellent items on offer, great to find a place with real character in the heart of a great city.

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Thank Lisa J
Dublin, Ireland
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62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

The busking street of cork, here you will hear many variations of peoples artistic ideas of what music is. Sometimes it's fun and sometimes it's like who's killing that cat!!?! It has easy access to a small 'shopping centre', with stores; tesco, barbers, hairdressers, o'briens, shoe repairs, phone services, sky etc. Outside of that you have brilliant pubs, and restaurants... More 

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