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Merrion Square

East End of Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
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Ranked #45 of 276 attractions in Dublin
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

Loved seeing the Oscar Wilde statue - that's worth 5 stars! In the corner, they have erected some pillars with sayings inscribed that are from Wilde ---amazing to read. Within the park, his statue is in the corner of Merrion Square West and Clare Street ---just outside this area, on Merrion Square West, is Stop #5 of the Purple route... More

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Jerusalem, Israel
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197 reviews 197 reviews
147 attraction reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

This park is quiet and secluded in the centre of Dublin. Enjoyed mid-morning stroll here and watched as office workers came to eat their sandwiches on a warm sunny day. Don't go out of your way to visit here but if you're in the area and want a break this is a good place.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Nice inner city park for a stroll and to enjoy the sculptures including a colourful Oscar Wilde statue sitting on a rock as well as other interesting ones. This park was a nice wee find!

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Dublin, Ireland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The garden/square is big. Limited opening and closing time for security reasons. During the summer and lunch time is the best time to come, as you'll see workers having their lunch whilst taking in the sun. Parents taking their little ones for a walk and at times school children. It is very beautiful in Spring, as you'll notice beautiful plants... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Lovely park to relax in away from the bustle of busy Dublin. There's no lake, like in St. Stephen's but plenty of greenery and grass to rest.

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Conway, South Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
23 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This park is near St. Stephen's Green but has other things to offer. It seems like more locals go to this park. It is quite beautiful and a great spot to relax.

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Niceville, Florida
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86 reviews 86 reviews
33 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

This great park is secluded from the road/city and offers a respite from the hustle and bustle. Around each corner is a wooded area, cultivated garden, or statue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Just a great park for a nice day. Very nice walking paths. Great place for a picnic. If you have some food to go from surrounding area, it's a great place to eat.

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Arlington, Virginia
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11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We loved this little park to stroll thru -- but we caught it on Thursday at lunchtime and stumbled onto a little food festival -- which you can catch any Thursday at lunchtime (11:30 - 2). About 15 food tents were set up of anything you can think of -- very international fare. They had kids running around, picnickers in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Not that far from the Green and a nice less traveled alternative to the Green. There is a nice monument to Irish war dead, as well as nice flowers that had not yet been cut as they were in the Green. Also ran across a bust of Michael Collins...as well as the popular Oscar Wilde statue. Appeared they were also... More

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