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Monument to Oscar Wilde

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corner of Merrion Square park, Dublin, Ireland
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There he is Sitting there in all his glory....

Sitting and smiling at an Ireland that has totally changed from the one that gave him so much... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mark C
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Dublin, Ireland
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This monument was a great dedication to an Irish legend of his time and forever will be celebrated... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ronerose3
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Newcastle, Australia
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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corner of Merrion Square park, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Sitting and smiling at an Ireland that has totally changed from the one that gave him so much grief! At the North-West corner of the beautiful Merrion Square (worth a circuit or two) a lovely spot to take a break and ponder life - well...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This monument was a great dedication to an Irish legend of his time and forever will be celebrated through the ages.

Thank ronerose3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was so surprised to see this monument to Oscar Wilde as I'd basically wandered into the park. It is cute and really well done. Gives pause for thought. I enjoyed this monument.

Thank Bernadetteere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very nice monument to Oscar Wilde. It is definitely worth seeing as it depicts the artist as he may have been. I am not normally a monument person but it is worth seeing.

Thank rahenyman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had known a little of Oscar Wilde before my visit but enjoyed the tour and great to be able to take a photo of him

Thank mary c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every lover of literature (or at least lovers of Wild's work) has to stop by to pay tribute. Easy to find, not only is there this statue of him but two pillars with quotes from his work. Loved it!

Thank renomo
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Oscar Wilde fans must stop here. Easy to take photos of/with, and statue was created with a classic Wilde expression. Not so difficult to get to but does require some walking (it's not out on a city sidewalk).

Thank lulumichelle
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a typical tourist attraction - a colourful but not very nice statue on a big stone. Worth one minute and rest of the time in the park itself. The "attraction" is listed on the stop-list of the hop-on hop-off buses that passes by...More

Thank T3T
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

I spent quite a bit of time finding this monument to Oscar Wilde and for me it was worth the hassle. The small park where the monument is situated is lovely and I must say it was well preserved. There are also two body casts,...More

Thank AprilForbes
Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is an interesting and playful monument to one of the greatest wits ever. His house is just across the street, and the park where the statue is located is a nice place to stretch your legs.

Thank subterranean_jack
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