Phoenix Park, Dublin

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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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  • We did not know what to expect other than it is a large park. Large is an understatement, it is bigger than the centre of Dublin, and it is beautiful! There are three herds of deer, that are tame... 
    We did not know what to expect other than it is a large park. Large is an understatement, it is bigger than the centre of Dublin, and it is beautiful! There are three herds of deer, that are tame...  more »
  • This would be better described as Phoenix Parkland because that is what it is. We knew it was big but expected a larger 'municipal' park area within it with flower beds etc. Too few places to sit... 
    This would be better described as Phoenix Parkland because that is what it is. We knew it was big but expected a larger 'municipal' park area within it with flower beds etc. Too few places to sit...  more »
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  • Very popular place to go. Public toilets available. Doggy heaven. Kids enjoyed running around. Recommend for a good day out. Picnic area provided. Bring your own water😊
  • Great Park, lots of things to do and see there. Tons of amenities like playgrounds, coffee shops, football pitches, cycling and the Zoo. There is some great walking and running routes around the park. Really nice place to go for a walk with your friends or family!

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