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War Memorial Gardens

Islandbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 661 3111
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Wonderful Visit while in Dublin

My partner and I, along with two friends recently enjoyed a 10 day holiday in Ireland. We started... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
daksterinwaltham
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Waltham, Massachusetts
Serene

This beautiful memorial dedicated to the memory of Irish soldiers who lost their lives in the First... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
porterIreland
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ireland
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
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Islandbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland
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+353 1 661 3111
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My partner and I, along with two friends recently enjoyed a 10 day holiday in Ireland. We started just north of Shannon in Doolin and then drove south along the coast towards Kinsale. Then we drove north east towards Dublin our last stop before heading...More

Thank daksterinwaltham
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful memorial dedicated to the memory of Irish soldiers who lost their lives in the First and Second World Wars is situated close to the river Liffey at Islandbridge in Dublin. Its a wonderfully peaceful and serene place and one could sit here and...More

Thank porterIreland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended a memorial service here, a beautiful garden of remembrance for those who fought and died for all our today's. the rose garden is a must to see, the peace is palpable, and a lovely place for those to go who have lost a loved...More

Thank oldpreslarne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first time we visited the War Memorial Gardens in Islandbridge. Totally amazed at these lovely gardens just across the road from the Phoenix Park. There is a free car park in the park and picnic tables and lovely walks beside the river...More

Thank Dermot15
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Been wanting to visit this memorial for about twenty years and finally got around to it today. Beautiful peaceful place with the biggest collection of roses ever. The smell from the roses is fabulous. It is a stunning and fitting monument to all those who...More

Thank Eamonn O
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I hate to admit as a Dubliner of some advanced years that I had never been to the War Memorial Gardens. We went on a beautiful weekday morning. We took the bus (any going to Lucan or Maynooth) to Islandbridge (About 3 stops past the...More

Thank Parkgatan
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I'm a Dubliner & have never been here as I couldn't find it! The turn you take to these gardens is so easy to miss but once you find it, it's incredible. The park has loads of space, a beautiful walk way along the Liffey...More

Thank Keece1
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful little park to take you away from the bustle of the city. Quaint place to visit for some peace and quiet. Glorious grounds to wander and lose your thoughts in with the serenity of the river running by. Bring a blanket and lie...More

Thank Trac G
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Lutyens was a genius. Like Liverpool Cathedral, his Islandbridge Gardens are a masterpiece. Like Liverpool, Islandbridge remains unfinished. The creation of spaces and vistas is subtle, and repays future visits. The bookrooms are available to view subject to appointment, and this should be part of...More

Thank MairtinD
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I have visited these gardens many times. As they say "a hidden gem" Best time to visit is of course in the summer when the rose gardens are in full bloom. It's a little hard to find. If your driving coming out from the city...More

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