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Phoenix Park

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Beautiful urban park lined with running trails.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Parkgate St. | Conyngham Road, Dublin 8, Ireland
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+353 1 677 0095
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is amazing how they have managed to preserve such a huge plot of land in Dublin. Within the park, there is the Irish President's official residence (and you can pay for a guided tour as i was told by a local), the American embassy,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jangtravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is amazing! It is among the biggest and most diverse urban parks in Europe and the world and is much bigger than Central Park in New York City! It was great for an Autumn visit in October and would be fantastic for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sexybaby7399
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at meeting place at 10.45 + were told get back in car and follow Jeep,the car park was crazy busy 20 minutes later we drove a mile or so to another location,it took another 15-20 mins for everyone to get in place for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CalebTJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn’t walk the whole park, but I took the route to the zoo and it’s beautiful. I can see people having picnics, talking, just strolling or biking all around. It’s a beautiful and inviting place, I would sit there with a book, some snacks...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bluerose979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the jewel in Dublin's crown. The home of our President can be visited by the public. Enjoy tea in the Tea Rooms, Polo at the Polo grounds, Cricket, Dublin Zoo and African Plains, chestnut picking in Autumn, feed the ducks, see the Wellington...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Be sure to walk around to all the statues and memorials but watch out for the kamikaze seagulls, we had some close encounters!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lyn61_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the bus from Ranelagh, Dublin and walked around the park to the Heuston Station. Sunny and brisk day. The Pope had just visited there a few days earlier.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carol M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It s a lovely setting for a couples or family bike ride! It was raining but it is well kept and still peaceful.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dione H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I remember coming to the Park back in the 1970ts to get chestnuts from the massive trees. It really has not changed since them and great vast areas of space. Walking around is wonderful. Well worth a visit and spend a few hours here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 8 November 2018

I have only been, through there. On the Hop on. and Hop off bus. I think it's about 3 miles long. Lots of land. Too much for me to stay. And walk around in. There is a herd of Fallow deer that run free. I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Mathieu G
25 September 2018|
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Response from Orla C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It depends, I do not believe that anyone would object if you were, for example having lunch with some nice cheese, bread and sharing a bottle of wine. However if you were miss-behaving like a couple of drunken idiots... More
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2 August 2018|
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Response from Brendan D | Reviewed this property |
This was a statement recently "Due to the enormous pressure brought on by the current good weather and unprecedented numbers of people using the park, we are allowing disposable barbecues to be used near picnic tables." "We... More
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KatieFrank
17 May 2018|
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Response from kilomike2002 | Reviewed this property |
Ed Sheeran is performing in the Phoenix Park tonight and if Katie hasn't figured the yellow route by now it's probably too late! Hope you enjoyed the gig.
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