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Merrion Square

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Address: East End of Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-661-2369
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LOVELY PARK TO WALK THROUGH!

We had a lovely walk through Merrion Square Park, stopping to admire Oscar Wilde's statue - check out his face from both sides... you'll be surprised! Having just rained, the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Cork, Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful little park. An oasis of calm in the city. Ideal spot to relax having visited the nearby museums. View the statue of Oscar Wilde, the war memorial or just wander through enjoying the peace.

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Gorey, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely walk through Merrion Square Park, stopping to admire Oscar Wilde's statue - check out his face from both sides... you'll be surprised! Having just rained, the flowers and fauna were just vibrant with colour! What a gem in the middle of a bustling city! Enjoy! Sometimes you may be lucky to see artists exhibiting their work... More 

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Children's playground,pyramid memorial to fallen soldiers and of course the statue of Oscar Wilde perched precariously on a rock are all very good but its also somewhere to sit and reflect whilst having a hurried sandwich.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely if you fancy a short stroll on your way to or from the museums and galleries nearby. Beautiful little veterans memorial on the north west side. There are missing persons signs posted all around the park, and the walkways are pretty covered with trees so be careful of vagrants, just in case. It seemed very safe when I walked... More 

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Panama City, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The square is most famous for its monument to Oscar Wilde, and rightly so, but it's worth roaming around a bit.

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Stopping by Merrion Square to lie in the grass and read was a wonderful way to break up a busy day of sightseeing. Bring a sandwich from a nearby cafe and soak in the atmosphere a stone's throw from the homes of such greats as W B Yeats and Oscar Wilde. The unique Wilde statue is not to be missed.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Beautiful and well maintained grounds. Peaceful to stroll through alone or with friends and family. A nice park with interesting statues and history. A nice place to stroll through or to sit and relax, read, or have a picnic.

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Austin, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This is a lovely little park with some interesting artwork. From the snarky Oscar Wilde statue to the somewhat disturbing "Victims" statue, you'll get a nice mix of relaxed strolling and thought provoking moments.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I am just so impressed with the parks in Dublin! I don't know which is my favourite, this or the nearby St. Stephen's Green. Both soo quiet right in the centre, with all kinds of hustle and bustle on all sides. Very well kept, clean and tidy, lush and romantic. This park boasts the Oscar Wilde Memorial, a full-sixe statue... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

After visiting the museum, we move to Merrion Square for just a little rest while my son is playing in the playground. It's not as big as Stephen's Green Park but it's a nice little park. We were there on a Thursday afternoon and it's not very crowded. Surrounded with lovely greens makes the park peaceful and quiet.

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