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Emmet Park

Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401
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Great shady park, interesting memorials

This was the first open space that we found on walking out of our hotel, it is calm, despite being... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2017
Barry B
Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
via mobile
Taste of History in a Lovely City Park

Emmet Park is situated 70 feet above the Riverfront District in historic downtown Savannah. It... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
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Bay Street, Savannah, GA 31401
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

This was the first open space that we found on walking out of our hotel, it is calm, despite being next to a busy road. We were surprised by the number of memorials, and the detail of the Savannah signs giving the history of the...More

1  Thank Barry B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Emmet Park is situated 70 feet above the Riverfront District in historic downtown Savannah. It spans several blocks east to west and is shaded with a magnificent oak canopy, provided by massive gnarly trees that are hundreds of years old. Hubby and I stopped continually...More

Thank FancyFree55
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Emmet Park is a beautiful shaded area that's really more for a stroll than anything else. It's located right off the riverfront, and you can walk through here past many of the hotels and restaurants in the historic district.

Thank jrobba
Reviewed 30 April 2017

One thing savannah does well is maintain their squares and parks. This is well maintain. This one is not a Square. It is located along the waterfront. Emmet was an Irish Patriot. Very old monuments and the Celtic Cross are worth taking a moment of...More

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Beautiful park and there are many in Savannah.This one is not a Square, it stretches along the waterfront. If you are down by the river, check it out. Emmett was an Irish patriot and there is quite a lot of Irish history in Savannah. Some...More

1  Thank Wenovo
Reviewed 27 April 2017

I heard for the first time that Savannah celebrates St. Patricks Day in a big way. I thought it was NYC, that had the privilege to march and drink beer all day! The Emmett Park, named after an Irish patriot Robert Emmett holds some pretty...More

Thank HCh55
Reviewed 15 March 2017

My wife and I visited Emmet Park during the beginning of the St. Patrick's Day celebration week and Tara Feis happened to be going on. Pronounced Tara 'Fesh,' it was a festival of Irish culture and fun. The park handled the activities and the attendees...More

Thank ViktorTrue
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

This long park on Bay Street spans the various building and shops along the river front. A great place to walk dogs as there was plenty of room, and you can also appreciate the history they showcase and admire the stories behind Savannah. Bay Street...More

Thank Oaky9
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Once known as the Strand, this park was renamed in 1902 for the Irish patriot Robert Emmet. Emmet, who led an unsuccessful Dublin uprising for Irish independence and was executed for treason, was a hero to Savannah's Irish community. Emmet Park is one of the...More

2  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We had a lovely stroll alongside the park on our way back to the City Market area. The monuments along the way are interesting, e.g. the monument for the Vietnam war with a helmet, boots and gun on top of a rock with a map...More

2  Thank PandyPandora
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