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“Merrion Square is a Park Surrounded by Georgian Townhouses”
Review of Merrion Square

Merrion Square
Ranked #49 of 513 things to do in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed July 14, 2013

This little, lovely, urban park is in a historic Dublin neighborhood. The park is filled with trees, shrubbery and some statues. It is an excellent place to picnic or retreat from urban hubub. One statue is a monument to Oscar Wilde, the late-Nineteenth Century wit and writer who was born across the street. The park is surrounded by elegant townhouses from the late-Eighteenth Century. These homes have the familiar Georgian doors that Dublin is famous for throughout the world. Since the beautiful doors are painted in all manner of bright colors, they are worth a trip just by themselves.

Thank cashelguy
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Reviewed July 10, 2013

This park is well worth a visit. The flower beds had lovely blooms when we were there. The artists who sell plainting on the railing are also worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 5, 2013

Across the street from where Oscar Wilde was raised, there are interesting gas lights (street lights) and sculptures placed around the park. The best is a pyramid with four sculptures inside along with a flame to remember Ireland's military service branches.

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Reviewed June 10, 2013

This is a lovely park. It's a fun walk from the library at Trinity University. See the shamrocks on the light polls and the colorful front droits of Dublin. We had a picnic there; a nice way to relax and save some money on a hectic trip.

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Reviewed June 1, 2013

It is amazing, how you can disconect from the city when you get into this park. It is also, an spot of events in Dublin very often. And of course, you can find there Oscar Wilde Statue.

Very nice and peaceful in the midle of the city!

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