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Wild deer in Phoenix Park

Phoenix Park in Dublin

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Phoenix Park
Phoenix Park is situated 4 km West of Dublin city centre with the River Liffey lying to its North.
Originally a royal hunting Park in the 1660's today it is one of Dublin's oldest and most famous largest enclosed city parks in Europe.

The park is home to approximately 450 fallow deer. 50% of Ireland's mammal species, 40% of bird species and 351 different types of plants along with oak, ash, beech, sycamore and horse chestnut trees can all be found in Phoenix Park.

Within the park is the Wellington Monument, the largest obelisk in Europe, standing 62 metres high, overlooking Kilmainham and the River Liffey.

The park is home to Dublin Zoo founded in 1830 with its 700 animals.
The 'Great Ireland Run' is held in Phoenix Park each April.

Phoenix Park statistics


With its 11km perimeter all enclosing 1,750 acres, it is twice the size of Central Park in New York and larger than all of London's parks added together.


Phoenix Park monument roundabout

Phoenix Park monument roundabout

Wellington Monument in Phoenix Park

Wellington Monument in Phoenix Park

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Entry fees, opening hours and other information is correct as of publishing, February 2018.


   

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