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Merrion Square

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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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Relax and take a creak from the city

Exactly what the title says, it has a great playground on the corner near the National Gallery, Oscar Wilde on a rock and plenty of space to sit and relax with a picnic or let the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Exactly what the title says, it has a great playground on the corner near the National Gallery, Oscar Wilde on a rock and plenty of space to sit and relax with a picnic or let the kids run around. When I travel I always try find playgrounds and this is one you may not know about if you are visiting... More 

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Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful and small park. lots of trees provide more shade and several benches and cobblestone make this a nice place to sit and relax

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Merrion Square on the South Side of the Liffey is one of the most famous squares in Dublin. Home of the beautiful, graceful Georgian aristocratic townhouses from years past. The park inside the square is a great place for a simple walk, casual read, or people watching. Reminds me of Gramercy Park in Manhattan or Cadogan Square in London in... More 

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Salzgitter, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After walking around the town take a rest in the park. After recovering you can continue either to St Sephen´s Green or to the Grabd canal.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place to visit. No question that I enjoyed walking around. Unfortunately, I am unable to locate the famous bust such as Michael Collins. I wish there are several signs that would help the visitors to locate particular one bust.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the south side of city centre and over 250 years old the Merrion Square Park is so nice. Surrounded by Georgian buildings it is so beautiful. I just learned up until the 1960's Merrion Square Park used to be open only to the Merrion Square residents. This park is lovely and the area surrounding the park is so worth... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was near our hotel. Pretty flower beds, nice stroll. One weekend day the fence was covered with local artists' paintings for sale, I cannot recall but think it was a Saturday. Interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Sunday's they have artist displaying their art work on the perimeter of the park. Definitely a nice stroll while looking at the art of local vendors

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Bray, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in Merrion square just a short walk from Pearse st train station and the National Gallery it offers a pleasant break from bust city streets with fine examples of plants and tree's the Oscar Wilde statue is a great place to document your visit and is opposite the House he lived in ,it also has a great playground for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a day visit to Dublin we stopped at this park. There is loads for the kids to do and the park grounds are beautifully kept. It was a glorious sunny day as well. We didn't get time to walk round all the gardens but it is definitely worth a visit.

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