The Temple Bar District
Temple bar is located on the Southbank of the River Liffey. It is one of the oldest areas in Dublin and is home to one of Europe’s oldest built theatres (Smock Alley Theatre). Over the years it has maintained its medieval street exterior with narrow cobbled streets. It is famed as being the cultural quarter of Dublin with a number of cultural organisations, artists and creative professionals based in the area . It is well known for its lively nightlife and attracts a number of tourists with its large variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.