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Iveagh Gardens

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Address: Arden Clonmell St. | (Off Harcourt St.), Dublin 2, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-1-605-7700

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Great hidden garden

Great garden area that is slightly hidden, meaning the nearby Stephens green tends to draw all the tourists allowing others to relax in the Iveagh gardens without too much hustle... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 15, 2016
Greg D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Great garden area that is slightly hidden, meaning the nearby Stephens green tends to draw all the tourists allowing others to relax in the Iveagh gardens without too much hustle and bustle. Also has concerts here during the summer which I've been to the Grizzly Bear concert and this was a fantastic spot for it.

Thank Greg D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Recently attended the Elvis Costello gig in the Iveagh Gardens in Dublin. Couldn't recommend this venue enough. Luckily it was perfect weather conditions, so that couldn't even take away from it. Lovely layout, easily accessible, close to Luas, walking distance to Stephens Green, Grafton St. etc. If there is an event or gig you want to go to taking place... More 

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Lancashire, England
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

We eventually found these after firstly walking past the entrance. These should not be called gardens. Just a few trees and grass with no other features of note.

Thank Bluejay81
Novato, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

For a nice respite from nearby Grafton Street and Temple Bar area, stroll through this garden. There is a small waterfall, fountains, a formal rose garden, a maze, a dog park and lots of benches to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Thank PrimroseLlane
Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Stroll through these gardens, escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Plenty of benches in this clean, well maintained park. His is also a great venue for the Taste of Dublin and the Vodafone comedy festival. So different and much smaller than the better known St. Stephens Green.

Thank Janhen14
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Iveagh Gardens is an unexpected little treat in the middle of the city, lovely to go and have a stroll or bring a picnic blanket & a lunch. It's small but worth a visit.

Thank AORiordan
Providence, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

There wasn't much to see here. The waterfall was nice but other than that it seemed like it was more for the locals to hang out at rather than a tourist attraction. If you are looking for a place to just relax, this place would be nicer than the packed larger parks.

Thank 900Paula2011
Arlington, Virginia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

Give this one a miss. Most of the gardens are in a state of disrepair or are being renovated. The rose garden was a complete disappointment, an unkempt dirt patch with no roses. Not worth stopping for and certainly now worth going out of your way for.

Thank Arlingtoniantravelle
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

Hidden in the city this is a beautiful small park that holds music and food events each year , if your tired of Stephens green walk the extra 200m up Hartcourt st to this spot , it wont be packed

Thank tmeehan2016
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016

This is a favorite of mine - I love this park. Unfortunately the water wasn't running today, but when it is, the fountains are spectacular. I also like that not a lot of people go to it, but everyone certainly should see it at least once!

Thank Amena317

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