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Iveagh Gardens

Clonmell St. | (Off Harcourt St.), Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
353-1-605-7700
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Ranked #65 of 285 Attractions in Dublin
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: Iveagh gardens is although well known, probably the least visited by Dublin people themselves as it situated snugly between rows of tall georgian... more »
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

a hidden garden near stephens green wiich looks beautiful in its pictures but we were not impressed. it was nice and quiet but the waterfall wasnt on when we went in october which was the main reason we went out of our way to find this place. nice water fountains which also wernt on.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Yet another garden treasure in Dublin! Easy to miss as it's totally hidden from the street but don't miss it! Beautiful strolling pathways, rose garden, rock garden with specimens from each of Ireland's counties and open fields with amazing flowers.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I was born & lived in Dublin almost the whole 42 years I am living on this earth . saterday gone was my first time going to this park.i have pass this park many a time & never knew it was there.funny I found it here on trip adviser. So I went saterday gone & loved it.the sound of the... More

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Northern Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great location for an outdoor concert. Toilets and bars well placed and just the right amount of people. Usual idiots on their mobiles all night but thats par for the course now sadly

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A hidden park in the centre of the city, mixture of formal and informal plantings, fountains and lawns perfect to enjoy a cup of coffee from a nearby cafe or a picnic lunch.

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Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Beautiful garden, only busy on summer lunchtimes with office workers having picnics. Much quieter than Stephens Green.

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This garden which is hidden off Harcourt St but also accessible from the back of the National Concert Hall is a beautiful quiet garden with statuary, fountains, a small maze and waterfall. It is calmer that the slightly larger St Stephen so has a special appeal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Close to St Stephens Green, but much quieter. A definite oasis. Beautiful Victorian roses, waterfall, fountains.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

On our recent 2 plus week visit around the UK we had occasion to visit Iveagh Gardens to take in The National concert. The grounds offered not only a terrific place to walk around and escape the hustle of the city, but offered an exceptional venue for the concert. The grounds are well maintained and it was a very pleasant... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I think at the moment they are doing renovations or something of the sort. I walked out there last week, and I wished I hadn't. The waterfall was closed off, there were portable metal gates blocking half the park, and none of the grounds looked like they were being maintained at the moment. I have no doubt it could be... More

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