One of the largest enclosed recreational spaces within a European Capital City.

The Phoenix Parks’ 16 km perimeter wall encloses 707 hectares of large grassland areas and tree-lined avenues and is also home to a herd of Wild Fallow Deer.

Áras an Uachtaráin, the residence of the President of Ireland dates from 1750 and is located in the centre of the Park adjacent to the United States Ambassador’s residence, which was built in 1774.

Many other historic buildings and monuments are located in the Park. The Papal Cross was erected for the visit of Pope John Paul II on 29th September 1979. Over one million people attended an open air mass at the time.

The Victorian People’s Flower Gardens located close to the Parkgate Street entrance, comprises of an area of 9 hectares and displays Victorian horticulture at its best.

  • Phoenix Park Visitor Centre
  • The Wellington Testimonial
  • Áras an Uachtaráin, the residence of the President of Ireland is located in the centre of the Park
  • The Phoenix Monument
  • Dublin Zoo
  • Large herd of fallow deer
Open Year Round


Phoenix Park is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

See website for the opening times of the visitor centre.


Useful Information

Car parks are provided for visitors

Getting There

North of the city just a short walk from Heuston Station to the Parkgate Street entrance of the Park

Map Location: 53.357818, -6.334500
Contact Phoenix Park

Parkgate Street, Dublin 7, Ireland

Eircode: D08 W4C6
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