Phoenix Park, Dublin

4.7
#3 of 57 in Parks in Dublin
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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  • Fantastic park 1500 Acres / 600 Hectares. Biggest enclosed park in Europe. Ashtown Castle, coffee shop worth visiting all free entry. Also houses Dublin Zoo pay to enter. Worth figuring out where you....  more »
  • We went to the Phoenix Park on Stephen’s Day and today for a walk. The Phoenix Park is an amazing amenity for Dubliners and tourists alike. It contains Farmleigh, Áras an Uachtaráin, The American...  more »
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  • Really enjoyed the experience of the lights, my three daughters and my granddaughter brought me great to spend time with them, pity is was one of the worst nights of the year but it didn't take away the enjoyment of it. If I could make a comment to the organisers, why don't you put signs up showing you which way to go we backtracked a few times.
  • Amazing large park with a brilliant zoo. A fabulous place for all the family. A lot of renovations and investments make this place first class.
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