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East End of Nassau St., Dublin 2, Ireland
South City Centre
+353 1 661 2369
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Circled by Georgian Dublin the square has the Oscar Wilde memorial. Nice park to enjoy and lots of events are held in the Square, so always worthwhile to check out the merrionsquare.ie website to see what is happening in the near future.

Thank thesmdm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s located by the iconic Georgian houses , and my main interest was to see the Oscar Wilde memorial. The stroll I took took me the long way to the memorial , however it was pleasantly done , allowing me to see few other artful...More

Thank MiamiMinime
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our honeymoon in Ireland, we enjoyed having to walk through the park on our way back to the hotel. Lovely view, gardens, lots of tree, ducks. You can just bring your coffee a book and spend all day there (in summer that is). We...More

Thank Fer V
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most interesting features of Merrion Square is the Oscar Wilde statue on the south side of the park, right across from the house in which Wilde was raised. He is reclined on a rock, fashionably dressed, and, like the Joyce statue on...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great gardens and ponds. A place to enjoy and relax. Everyone look relaxed there. Great to visit and pic the statue of Oscar Wilde Memorial, as well a surprise to discover a bust of O'Higgins linked to South America's history of independence.

Thank Abelard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While Temple Bar is a lively place, it tends to feel a bit like a frat party. The area around Merrion Park has the famous Dublin pub feel but on a more refined level. It's less crowded and has more upscale options for drinking and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Large beautiful park with big old trees and abundant flora. Popular playground for children. Perfect place for a short rest during a busy day in the city.

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Reviewed September 7, 2018

We enjoyed walking around this park. We came in on the perfect corner so we could see the statue and the house. We walked further down the road from the house and saw some beautiful colored doors. We had some time to kill before we...More

Thank Layla T
Reviewed August 24, 2018

This is a nice little park in which to walk and rest. The statute of Oscar Wilde and the columns with many of his famous lines is fun to stop and read.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We killed a little time in this park while waiting for a shuttle. The biggest attraction was the statue of Oscar Wilde. There are a number of other busts arranged around the square. You can also see plenty of Dublin’s brightly painted doors on the...More

Thank Dennis K
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March 7, 2017|
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Response from woodsie9 | Reviewed this property |
They are the pitch markers for the artists who display at weekends
Linda F
July 6, 2016|
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Response from lavenderladydublin | Reviewed this property |
You have parking all around the park but it can be very busy there are parking in some of the streets off the park also .I hope this is helpful.