|The view from the top of the main stairway.|
|As you descend, looking left and right, you notice the stone facades of the other pathways are reminiscent of bunkers.|
|The Great Cross with its truncated arms.|
|Beneath the pergola between two of the Book Rooms. The layout and construction of the other Book Rooms is identical.|
|Down another set of stairs, and again perfectly aligned with both the War Stone and the Great Cross, this tree lined avenue leads to a dome 'temple'. A number of tree lined avenues radiate out from the site of the temple.|
|Looking back through the temple to the Great Cross.|
|Underfoot inside the temple, the words of English poet and soldier Rupert Brooke.|
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Reference: Irish National War Memorial Gardens Visitors Guide, Office of Public Works, Ireland.
See also: Commemoration in the landscape: The Irish National War Memorial Gardens.