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War Memorial Gardens

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Islandbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland
+353 1 661 3111
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Easy walk from Kilmainham to a peaceful oasis in Dublin

I walked in via sidewalk from the southern midpoint of the park at Memorial Rd and the Chapelizod... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
L K
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Peaceful surroundings

Having often driven by these gardens, I was curious to see what lay behind the walls. While more... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ulysses2012
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Ireland
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“phoenix park” (14 reviews)
“full bloom” (4 reviews)
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Islandbridge, Dublin 8, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I walked in via sidewalk from the southern midpoint of the park at Memorial Rd and the Chapelizod bypass. Dont miss the sunken gardens for beautiful roses and other blooms even in October. This park is well-maintained, and a peaceful break from the city.

Thank L K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having often driven by these gardens, I was curious to see what lay behind the walls. While more suitable for a short walk, the grounds are beautiful, peaceful and the memorial garden at the centre is stunning. We visited while the cherry blossoms were in...More

Thank Ulysses2012
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Neglected by the State and otherwise abused for about thirty years, the National War Memorial Gardens are a hidden gem close to the city centre. If driving, you'd easily miss the entrance from the South Circular Road. Look out for signposts into St John of...More

Thank Uranus7
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It's overshadowed by the Phoenix Park in the other side of the river, but the War Memorial Gardens are well worth a visit. One of the nicest places in Dublin and hidden away from the crowds. A lovely place for an afternoon wander

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This Memorial is part of a giant park and it is worth a visit. It is a little bit far from the city center, but it was recommended by our Hotel Receptionist so we decided to give it a try. We went there in the...More

Thank Rosa R
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This park is a hidden gem. I've lived in Dublin for 26 years and only went there for first time this year. It has lovely parkland and two sunken rose gardens. Plus it is on the Liffey - indeed Trinity College has its Rowing Clubhouse...More

Thank DublinWelcomesAll
Reviewed 23 July 2017

A beautiful peaceful place. Beautiful gardens and a wonderful memorial for the fallen of The World Wars. It was so peaceful and quiet, you would not know you were in the Centre of the City. The Roses were magnificent, it very well maintained.

Thank Sinead M
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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 11 July 2017

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 9 July 2017

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
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