St. Stephens Green20
Why locals love it
located off Grafton St. Public transport stops outside or you could walk or run here. Its got a lake with swans, historical bridge, beautiful for picnics or family days or just hanging out relaxing. It was enclosed as a square in 1664 but in its current design since 1880. People lived here but now its mostly businesses and offices.
Why you should visit it
its historical and beautiful and full of charm. You can jog around it or through it and there are many beautiful walks inside. A herb garden with amazing smells specially for the blind, a kids playground and its accessible to great restaurants and shops when you finished.
It opens at 7.30am and closes at dusk so be careful not to get locked in overnight.