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Merrion Square

East End of Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland
+353 1 661 2369
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“oscar wilde” (151 reviews)
“nice park” (33 reviews)
“father ted” (12 reviews)
East End of Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 661 2369
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I cannot describe how good it was to walk in the steps of my father. To re-visit an area that my family knew was very rewarding and humbling.

Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 3 days ago

This park rivals St. Stephens Green for beauty. It also houses Ireland's memorial to its military services and the famous statue of Oscar Wilde (whose childhood home was close by).

Thank ArizonaArchitect
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My mom and I stopped by here on Sunday in the early afternoon for a visit. Artists were set up around the outside fence and we bought a couple small pieces of unframed art for 15 euros each. They seemed to start at 15 and...More

Thank sdesiree91
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The statue of Oscar Wild was very cool, down to the trinity collate tie. Nice park worth the time to stop.

Thank Kurt R
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are a few nice parks in this area of Dublin and Merrion is one of them. Great playground for kids (if you are with tykes, also go to St. Patrick's playground). The Oscar Wilde statue is a little pretentious as it appears to be...More

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've always admired parks and gardens since childhood as there was none where I grew up, so I've spent a lot of time visiting various gardens and parks on my travels, and Merrion is one of my favourite ones in Dublin. It's not as crowded...More

1  Thank Lava Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love to walk around the park or sit to relax during a sunny afternoon. Have been here many times and it's always lovely, well presented, nice atmosphere and calm. Amazing as many parks in the city. It's a must see location with Oscar Wilde's statue,...More

Thank Johnny M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see the monument to Oscar Wilde. Very nicely carved in many colors of stone. The square is lovely too,, very quiet the morning we were there. Gates are closed at night and this day the gatekeeper may have had too many pints...More

Thank BostonDiver2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice pleasant square for a walk around. Located in central Dublin. Nice to go to in a sunny day to spend a few hours at.

Thank happyed186338
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved Merrion Square. We visited there this past Sunday and Monday on our way to catch the Hop On Hop Off bus. It's much smaller than St Stephens Green but still a very relaxing grassy place!

Thank Steve S
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what do the small numbered copper discs ,about two inch each in diameter each on the footpath opposite the houses represent?
8 March 2017|
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Response from woodsie9 | Reviewed this property |
They are the pitch markers for the artists who display at weekends
Linda F
Where is the parking area. We will be getting the hop on hop off bus and want to park at Merton sq
6 July 2016|
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Response from lavenderladydublin | Reviewed this property |
You have parking all around the park but it can be very busy there are parking in some of the streets off the park also .I hope this is helpful.