Phoenix Park And Dublin Zoo Overview
Sprawling over an area of 1700 acres, Phoenix Park and Dublin Zoo is where you can the lush greenery and take a break in the tranquil ambience among tourist attractions in Dublin. Replete with many verdant willows and sparkling lakes, the park was one of royal hunting grounds in the 17th century which was opened to the public in 1747. One of the prominent attractions of the park is the Dublin Zoo, often renowned as the oldest zoos in Europe. With more than 400 varieties of animals, Phoenix Park gives you a rare glimpse of Humboldt penguins and western lowland gorillas.

Tourists here can enjoy cycling and also opt for many Segway tours which are arranged here for a small fee. Other notable attractions of the park include the Visitor Centre and Ashtown Castle which offers a quick lesson of the park’s history, the 17th century medieval tower and the 78 acre Edwardian estate which offer a slice of serenity for all the visitors.

Location: Saint James' (part of Phoenix Park), Dublin 8, Ireland

Timing: 9:30 to 4pm

Entry Fee: Euro 20 
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