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Merrion Square

East End of Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland (South City Centre)
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Ranked #43 of 279 attractions in Dublin
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

The park is in the city centre lovely to picnic in or bring the family to run around and play in the playground. There is a famous Oscar Wilde statue located in it as well as a memorial to the armed services and in the summer you can often see the defence forces performing ceremonies there. On weekends it hosts... More

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Deanshanger, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Nice little park that lives a little in the shadow of the bigger, better (but busier) St. Stephen's green.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I'm from Dublin and live near by, I decided to bring my kids on a cheap day out. There's a new play area for kids, it's brill for little or big kids. We spent 2 hours there and kids want to stay longer. There's a good few benches for parents to sit as well. The overall Park it's self is... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

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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205 reviews 205 reviews
155 attraction reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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24 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
33 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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