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Fusilier's Arch

Address: St Stephen's Green | Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland
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Ranked #314 of 605 things to do in Dublin
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks

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Portree, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Acting as the main entrance to St Stephen's Green, this is a lovely arch with military history and names of fallen soldiers etched in above your head. It is a great looking piece of architecture.

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Tampa, Florida
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199 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

It's a triumphal arch commemorating the Royal Dublin Fusiliers that served in the Second Boer war. Directly over the arch you'll see the inscription of the names of the battle locations (Talana, Colenso, Harts Hill, and Ladysmith). Underneath the arch are the names of the 212 who died in the war. It appears to be modeled after the Arch of... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

I know it's only half as wide and one-fifth as high, but every time I see this landmark monument at the Grafton Street entrance to St. Stephen's Green, I somehow can't help thinking of the world famous Arc de Triomphe. Could this be a case of "all triumphal arches look the same" ? Maybe. It does indeed appear that both... More 

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