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Fusilier's Arch

St Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Commanding structure at the entrance of St Stephen's Green

The Fusiliers’ Arch is a grand monument and forms a gateway into St Stephen’s Green from Grafton... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Luton, United Kingdom
Great meeting place

As far as arches go, this one is pretty cool. Great history. You can still see the bullet damage on... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
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St Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Fusiliers’ Arch is a grand monument and forms a gateway into St Stephen’s Green from Grafton Street. The granite structure was completed in 1907 and dedicated to the Royal Dublin Fusiliers who fought and died in the Second Boer War. The Arch was completed at a...More

Thank paullegate
Reviewed 11 August 2017

As far as arches go, this one is pretty cool. Great history. You can still see the bullet damage on the north side of the arch. Grafton is a block away.

Thank wellschr
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This impressive arch is situated at the top of Grafton Street entrance to the beautiful St Stephen's Green, in the centre of Dublin. It is across the road from the St Stephen's Green Shopping Centre. The archway was built to commemorate the Royal Dublin Fusiliers...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This is one of the very few surviving monuments from the old colonial days which still stands following the Ireland's Independence at the start of the 20th century. Constructed in 1907 the arch pays tribute to the officers and soldiers of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers...More

Thank SteveJacksonnufc
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

It's nice arch to be seen either while you are at Stephens park or while walking at grafton street Nice are to have photo or to set and enjoy your coffee

Thank abdulrahman542
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Situated at the entrance to St. Stephens Green just off Grafton, the Fusilier's Arch commemorates the Irish who fought in the Second Boer War in South Africa, Rising high above the trees and interlocking streets, it draws considerable attention through its majestic shape and decorated...More

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 16 June 2015

We were walking towards Grafton St. from St. Stephens Green and came upon this monument unexpectedly. The architecture is quite good and impressive. Erected in 1907, it was dedicated to the officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted men of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers who fought and...More

1  Thank BennyMalaga
Reviewed 20 April 2015

This arch forms the main entrance to St Stephen's Green from the Grafton St side. It has particular poignancy for me as a South African with British roots. The names of the battles of the Boer War are inscribed along the top of the arch,...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 25 March 2015

From the previous posts you will see that this memorial was erected in respect to fallen soldiers, mainly from Dublin who died in far off shores of South Africa, and sadly that some rather disrespectful people named it 'traitors gate'. Could you imagine if in...More

Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

Acting as the main entrance to St Stephen's Green, this is a lovely arch with military history and names of fallen soldiers etched in above your head. It is a great looking piece of architecture.

Thank Wolf-Lady07
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