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Merrion Square

Neighborhood: South City Centre
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Address: East End of Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-661-2369

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Merrion Square Central Park of Dublin

I have often walked through Merrion Square and I was there today and I realised it's a miniature version of Central Park in NYC, the Georgian houses remind you of the apartment... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Dublin Ireland
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175 reviews 175 reviews
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I have often walked through Merrion Square and I was there today and I realised it's a miniature version of Central Park in NYC, the Georgian houses remind you of the apartment buildings on the west side of Central Park. It is a lovely little park to walk in or sit and relax. It has a fabulous playground for children.... More 

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DERBYSHIRE
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A lovely place to wander through at your leisure, spending an hour outside of the busy city pubs and restaurants

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New York City, New York
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This was my first stop during my trip to Ireland. The Merrion Square is a small park, but hints at how green Ireland is. The statue of Oscar Wilde was amazing, I still can't believe how real his shoes look. Visiting Merrion Square should be a short stop during your visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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35 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Walk around this square and take a trip back in time. There are excellent examples of Victorian Architecture in the buildings here, bring your camera if your into this type of experience as each doorway looks different in some small way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The war memorial is fantastic a real pleasure to see such a unique monument. There are various other statues scattered around,we get much enjoyed the oscars wild quotes and statue.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful park in the heart of Georgian Dublin, very well maintained through with flower displays in the centre and a lovely park for children with slides, swings and climbing bars......very nice for a break from the crowds.....

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Luckily the architectural assassins never managed to get their hands on the properties here. This is one of those most beautiful parts of what is left of Georgian Dublin. In the centre there is a nice park and you can walk around the railings of the park admiring the fine Georgian architecture. When you have finished that you can then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Loved the whimsical look on this iconic poet's statue. The surrounding park is beautiful with several more sculptures.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were staying at the hotel adjacent to Merrion Square. We enjoyed walking across the street and enjoying this little retreat. It was situated right next to a hop on/hop off area. The area around the park was equally beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Definitely one of my favorites parks in Dublin, beautiful and magical at the same time , almost like a secret garden....I love it

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