One of Dublin’s top sites of interest, is Phoenix Park; the largest urban enclosed park in Europe. Spread across 707 hectares, covered in greenery and home to numerous attractions for young and old, this park is frequented by locals and tourists alike. Within the park, visitors will come across the President of Ireland's official residence -Áras an Uachtaráin, the People's Flower Gardens, the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden, and the Dublin Zoo, amongst playgrounds, biking and walking paths, and even herds of wild Fallow deer grazing. When visiting the park with kids the Dublin Zoo is also an absolute must-visit. It is known to be one of the most popular family attractions in Ireland and one of the oldest zoos in the world.
24 hours a day
Around 2 hours or more
Adults, senior visitors, young adults, families, children
The deer, Dublin Zoo
Although Muslims visiting Phoenix Park will not be able to find prayer facilities within the park, they will be able to find plenty of secluded areas outdoors to offer their prayers. They could also visit one of the many mosques and Islamic Centers in the city of Dublin. Some prominent prayer facilities in the city include the Islamic Foundation of Ireland and Dublin Mosque, the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland, the Muslim Association of Ireland and the Clondalkin Muslim Mosque.
Phoenix Park is home to the Phoenix Café, the Phoenix Park Tea Rooms and Ice Cream Kiosks. Visitors will be able to find a variety of delicious food items at all of the outlets. Muslim tourists will however have to dine on suitable seafood and vegetarian dishes as non-Halal ingredients are sure to be used. They could also visit one of the several Halal restaurants in the city of Dublin