Iveagh (pronounced like the plant "ivy") Gardens is a hidden gem in the centre of Dublin. Much quieter than St. Stephen's Green, it has a picturesque waterfall and lots of shady trees to lounge underneath. We recommend it if you want somewhere to decompress and relax a bit, away from the crowds.
Designed by Ninian Niven in 1865, but with a history dating back over three hundred years, the Iveagh Gardens are located close to St Stephen’s Green Park in Dublin city centre. From modest beginnings as an earl’s lawn, the gardens went on to host the splendour of the Dublin Exhibition Palace in…
Take a stroll through the lovely Iveagh Gardens Park in the city centre - a good place to have a picnic.
This is a super park just off Harcourt Street - much quieter than St.Stephens Green! There’s concerts and events like ‘Taste of Dublin’ that run throughout the Summer months.
“This beautiful park is a must visit place. You enjoy the greenery accented by the Dublin's famous mild rains.”
“Great local hip pub to go. It appears a small pub from the outside, but if you step through there is a large beer garden inside with the big blue bus offering delicious pizza.”
“Learn about how Whiskey is made and do a tasting at the end of the tour. Perfect afternoon activity. ”
“The National Gallery on Merrion Square displays a collection of more than 2000 European and Irish paintings.”
“The cathedral was originally founded in 1191 and is rife with over 800 years of Irish history and culture. A brilliant architectural wonder, its beauty can be noticed both inside and out. ”