Iveagh Gardens


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Iveagh Gardens

Dublin's majestic Iveagh Gardens are the city's best-kept secret. Enter a floral world of rustic grottoes, twinkling fountains, and sunken lawns. The gardens were designed by Ninian Niven in 1863 and include a rustic grotto, cascades, fountains, a maze, a rosarium, archery grounds, wilderness, and woodlands.

Do & See

Dublin's streets are a busy mix of past and present. This city has always inspired writers, visitors, and political firebrands alike. To walk these streets is to journey through history–from the city's Viking roots by the banks of the river Liffey to its atmospheric medieval churches with their mummified remains and holy relics. The more recent architecture includes the gracious Georgian streets, as well as museums, theatres, and several parks where one can escape the hustle and bustle of city life.