Wilderness in the middle of a big city, Phoenix Park features tree-lined avenues and vast grasslands and is home to a herd of wild deer. Encompassing over 700 hectares (1,700 acres), the park serves as one of the largest walled urban parks in Europe. The site includes a zoo, cricket and polo grounds, and several 18th century mansions, including one serving as the official residence of the country's president. To see the best of this big park quickly, rent a bike and ride all or part of a 14 km (8 mi) long network of traffic-free lanes. You can also hop on the tourist train that stops at the park's Victorian garden, noted for its ornamental lake, playgrounds, and picnic areas. Plan to visit Phoenix Park during your Dublin vacation using our convenient Dublin travel itinerary planner.
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Phoenix Park Reviews
mooi park prachtig aangelegd , goede rustplaats midden i n de stad, hier komen veel dublinners samen more »Nice park beautifully landscaped, good resting place Middle I n the city, here many Dublin come together
muito grande este local, cheguei a andar de bike em uma parte dele, e o pessoal que estavamos juntos andamos e tiramos fotos com estes animais, valeu a pena andar e conhecer um pouco mais deste park q... more »Very big this place, I came to ride a bike in a part of it, and the staff we were together we walked and took pictures with these animals, it was worth walking and know a little more of this park that we do not even imagine that is inside the city
A gorgeous park on the outskirts of Dublin. You could easily spend a day there. The park is absolutely vast. There is a bike hire station at the entrance, the Dublin Zoo, a little cafe, lots of ice cream vans, a huge monument to the Duke of Wellington, the president's house and lots lots more. You can see a lot of wildlife like squirrels and deer, as well as visiting the zoo. The park is very well kept.
Went to Dublin Zoo ,expensive , a few big no shows such as lions at the start had me thinking Jurassic Park.Then you see the constant upgrades they are making and it gets a hell of a lot better . The kids loved the sealion area and we loved the orangutans climbing the rope over our head. Well worth a visit
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