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War Memorial Gardens

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Address: Islandbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 1 661 3111
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Beautiful grounds worth a visit

Stunning, huge grounds! We didn't expect this to be so big. You could spend hours exploring. A nice break from the hustle and bustle of the city and definitely worth a visit

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning, huge grounds! We didn't expect this to be so big. You could spend hours exploring. A nice break from the hustle and bustle of the city and definitely worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Went here at sunset, and was blown away by the beautiful river and rose garden. What a treat! We took a leisurely stroll on a Sunday night and were not disappointed. Make sure you go here!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Up until recently not a lot of Irish people were aware of this place, it is a place to commemorate all the Irish soldiers who have died in many foreign wars over the may centuries when Ireland was part of Britain. I come here often and always find solace in the contemplative rose gardens and to walk around the nearby... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

done a tour today as part of heritage week , the 2 little museums from the 1st and 2nd world wars are very good but the cross made of oak from a barn in France during the 1st world war is a must see. The park in beautifully laid out and the roses when in full bloom are beautiful, the... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Right near the phoenix park and city and a nice place to walk if early, has several lovely areas including the decorative flower/planting sections which "when" in bloom look fantastic, personally id alter the selection to give more rotation on that and colour in hardy weather etc.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a beautiful, peaceful garden right on the city's doorstep. There's free parking. The park is very well maintained and the views along the Liffey and in the flower gardens around the main monument are beautiful. Highly recommended for a dry day.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Finally got to the war memorial gardens in island bridge dublin the bonus is a tranquil 4k walk along the liffey ending in Chapelizod where cafe de broc provides a welcome two course repast for 10 euro wings and ribs calamari and cod all excellent. You could retrace your steps along the liffey but we got the bus. The gardens... More 

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Thank iaclo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We only visited the park because it was near our hotel and it was on our way to the Museum of Modern Art. I am grateful we did it. The park is beautiful and the gardens are so symmetrically organized... And the timing was perfect (July) because all the flowers were blooming. It was worth visiting.

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Thank Aline T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

A really nice park to visit. The main part of the park is the war memorial which is a beautiful symmetric garden. The park has a peaceful picnic area and an area for dogs. It is worth visiting.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

As somebody who visits war memorials extensively, to me, this one lacks something. It's a beautiful design and certainly attracts a lot of people but in my opinion it falls down in a number of ways. Clearly displayed "no dogs" signs are completely ignored and dogs run around off the leash all over the place. The fountains are badly maintained... More 

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