"More than a Park!" St. Stephen's Green Tip by lbhspatriot

St. Stephen's Green, Dublin: 84 reviews and 179 photos

Located at the top of Grafton Street is my favorite spot in Dublin - Stephen?s Green which also happens to be Ireland?s best Victorian public park.
The park is a 22 acre green sanctuary and actually it is more than a park!

It is a meeting place, for couples and singles, family spot to spend quality time with their kids but also a place that hold most of Dublin's open air, free events!
One of the more unusual aspects of the park lies on the north west corner - a garden for the blind with scented plants, which can withstand handling, and are labelled in Braille.

In the middle of the Green is a large lake with an artificial water fall, if the weather is nice you can come here to feed the ducks, or just sit down on the grass beside it and dream.

To the south side has a more open surroundings and is almost always occupied by lunching students, workers and shoppers, often band performances are held their, to the amusement of many vistors.

The Green is an unnusualy peacefull place in the middle of a vibrant and buisy city. However have in mind that is it always packed and it might be hard to find a free spot (especially if you want to sit on a bench). But if you look around and see a people in their suits sitting on the grass, why can't you?

Address: Top of Grafton Street
Phone: +00 353 (0)1 475 7816
Website: http://www.heritageireland.ie/en/dublin/ststephensgreen/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 20, 2008
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