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East End of Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Great gardens and ponds. A place to enjoy and relax. Everyone look relaxed there. Great to visit and pic the statue of Oscar Wilde Memorial, as well a surprise to discover a bust of O'Higgins linked to South America's history of independence.

Thank Abelard B
Reviewed 1 week ago

While Temple Bar is a lively place, it tends to feel a bit like a frat party. The area around Merrion Park has the famous Dublin pub feel but on a more refined level. It's less crowded and has more upscale options for drinking and...More

Thank Daryl C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large beautiful park with big old trees and abundant flora. Popular playground for children. Perfect place for a short rest during a busy day in the city.

Thank EijaMaija
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed walking around this park. We came in on the perfect corner so we could see the statue and the house. We walked further down the road from the house and saw some beautiful colored doors. We had some time to kill before we...More

Thank Layla T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice little park in which to walk and rest. The statute of Oscar Wilde and the columns with many of his famous lines is fun to stop and read.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We killed a little time in this park while waiting for a shuttle. The biggest attraction was the statue of Oscar Wilde. There are a number of other busts arranged around the square. You can also see plenty of Dublin’s brightly painted doors on the...More

Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This delightful park, once the front yard of wealthy Dubliners, provides a restful and relaxing experience in the midst of busy downtown Dublin. It is not as crowded as St. Stephen's Green, nor does it have the fountains and swans, but it is a bit...More

Thank cleflar
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is a beautiful green area right in the middle of the city. The Oscar Wilde statue in very neat. There were artists selling their wares just outside of the gates to the square. Very talented. I loved the Giants Garden sign.

Thank 652jeniferw
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is a lovely park. We had a sunshine filled day and it was the perfect time to enjoy the park. I particularly loved the Oscar Wilde statue on the big rock. Felt like you could just have a chat with him. Speaking of words...fantastic...More

Thank AFoolForTravel
Reviewed 30 July 2018

The park is situated very close to the city center. It's not very big but really lovely. You'll find a monument to Oscar Wild there & it's worth a look. There are quite many benches in the park where you can relax. There is also...More

Thank Ruisenor_NatalyS
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Keith296
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
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Linda F
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.
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