Phoenix Park is a 'very special' place to visit .. especially if you enjoy the great outdoors. You can take a ' Hop-on, Hop-off ' bus tour which will give you a taste of what the park has to offer.
Phoenix Park is approx. 350 years maturing, and is the largest walled park, covering 1752 acres, in Europe. Within its confines there is .....
Dublin Zoo ... which is naturally landscaped, and beautiful !
Visitors Centre .. which gives an audio/visual history of the park !
Wild Life ... In abundance Birds, Deer a varied flock of approx. 500, foxes and much more !
Trees ... Again mature trees in abundance !
Arus an Uachtarain .. The President of Ireland's official residence ... open on most Saturdays !
The Peoples Flower Garden's with natural lake !
Farmleigh House ... Originally a Guinness family home and now State owned and open to the public.
American Ambassador's Residence !
Park Rangers Lodge's .. Very different structures.
Monuments ... Most important one being The Wellington Monument in honour of the Duke of Wellingtons victory at Waterloo, and The Eagle Monument !
The Hollow Bandstand ... Band Recitals in the Summer
Garda Headquarters .... Police headquarters
The Furry Glen ....... A nature preserve
The Dog Pond ...... Where dogs have a special swimming area to themselves !
Lets leave it there, but talk a bike, bus, car, your walking shoes, but don't miss this attraction .... it is well worth a visit !
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