The Temple Bar District, Dublin Ireland: The Temple Bar Pub, One of Many Colorful, Lively Pubs that Dot the Temple Bar Area in Downtown Dublin

The cobble stone streets of the Temple Bar District are lined with Colorful Shops, Restaurants, the Guinness Storehouse and Pubs such as the one in this picture. The Temple Bar area was named after a prominent Dublin Family the Temples, who were merchants 300 years ago when the Temple Bar waterfront was used to unload cargo from sailing ships. This area is renowned for its lively traditional music and is well worth a visit to experience its unique atmosphere even if you don't plan to partake in the consumption of a Guinness or two.

Temple Bar District Pub, Dublin, Ireland