Deer Week... #3

October 27, 2016

Phoenix Park in Dublin is really a special place.  I have loved getting to know this amazing city park.  At 1752 acres it is one of the largest city parks in all of Europe.  Believe me - it feels massive.  There are lakes, a zoo, the president's home, the US ambassador's residence, polo grounds, football pitches, and tons of wooded areas.  In fact, about 30% of the park is wooded.  The best part, in my opinion, are the 400+ fallow deer that call the park home.  It is such a special place that the Irish government is currently trying to get UNESCO to name it as a world heritage site.  


When walking around the park you can almost forget that you are actually in the middle of a European capital city... that is - you forget until the trees clear and you get a glimpse of the growing city around you. 




Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Recent Posts

November 14, 2017

November 9, 2017

November 7, 2017

November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017

Please reload

Please reload

Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square