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The Spanish Arch
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Quay Street
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Galway's Latin Quarter
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Hall of the Red Earl
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Wild Atlantic Way
#1 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Fabulous experience travelling along the wild Atlantic way Stop offs and romantic breathtaking views Nature and scenery at its finest Breathtaking Atlantic views The Atlantic stretching for miles on miles and the...
Beautiful rugged scenery, breathtaking views and wonderful exhilarating walks... followed up by a fabulous hearty pub lunch.. Well worth taking day or two to explore.
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Quay Street
#2 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Lots of friendly cafes pubs restaurants Lots of music in the streets and great talent on view From the guitarists to the Xylophone playing classical tunes to the Cello Man with the puppet he made himself and very...
This was a great place to allow our choir group to explore the sites of Galway, reviews from the boys were from great to awesome to fantastic.
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Galway's Latin Quarter
#3 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Our B&B owner, from The Stop B&B, gave us a great hand-drawn map of Galway to hoof our way around to see the sights.
Lots of stores, pubs, restaurants and historical sights.
Salthill Promenade
#4 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
A beautiful beautiful Bay front walkway great for families of all ages in multi generations stunning views great swimming very clean and safe this is probably one of Ireland most beautiful attractions must-see
... on the prom in Salthill when visiting, perfect in the sunshine but equally refreshing in the wind and rain!!! Plenty places to stop for a coffee or a meal along the prom and with a stunning view of Galway bay
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Galway Cathedral
#5 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Elegant, charming fantastic and the Magic of the Cathedral the tours, the history and the views of the remarkable decorated to detail fabulous Cathedral and great to say that little prayer and think of your loved...
Built on the island of Nuns Island and the site of Galway Goal this spectacular Cathedral built from local limestone and Connemara marble is well worth a visit...it shows off modern day craftsmanship in all its gl...
National University of Ireland-Galway (UCG)
#6 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
... two excellent brochures - the ‘University Trail’ and the ‘Biodiversity Trail’ - available from the City Tourist Office, the University’s reception centre in The Quadrangle Building and via the NUIG web site.
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Riverside Walk
#7 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Start at the Spanish arch and walk up the right side of the river, It is a scenic walkway with a lot of little nooks and side views of the river.
Would recommend to to start of at Woodquaq which has a great view of the Cathedral and continue on through the canals over the salmon weir bridge and finish off at Spanish Arch!
Rathbaun Farm
#8 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
The host tutored us as we made the scones, once completed we were taken on a tour of the farm to see the various types of sheep , view a shearing demonstration plus working sheep dog.
Galway City Museum
#9 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Whenever I make it down to Galway, the 1st thing I do is walk down to the Spanish Arch and go to the Galway City Museum for the best view of the Spanish Arch, the Corrib and the swans :)
Rotating exhibits, lots of local history, many items in the collection from local families, good views of the city from the top floor windows.
St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church
#10 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
The Galway Market surrounds it on two sides every Saturday and it provides the market with a beautiful, sturdy backdrop, as well as a landmark to make it easy for non-locals to navigate that part of the city.
a great historical site - folklore tells us that christopher columbus prayed in a church on this site prior to the founding of the americas, that oliver cronwell's second in command had his soldiers use the church...
Kirwan's Lane
#11 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Scored a table upstairs in view of the 2 piece jazz band and right beside the window with a view down the lane outside.
Eyre Square
#12 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
During our stay in Galway we found 'all roads lead to Eyre Square' Some interesting landmarks here.
Great place lots of shoppes,cafe you can spend the whole day here taking in the sites.very
Galway Race Course
#13 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
The location, the view and the experience was enjoyed by all the team.
The Medieval City Walls
#14 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Great views and history
Appreciated the thought that went into saving a historic site and incorporating it into a shopping mall.
Hall of the Red Earl
#15 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
This preserved archaeological site located under a modern building has some descriptive panels and maps so you can see what it is, but there was also a man who introduced himself as the guide to the site and gave...
If you've got any sense of history or culture, this nicely preserved site is the perfect place to reflect on the invasion of Connaught and the establishment of a walled city on what was then, the very edge of Chri...
Oranmore Castle Oranmore
#16 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
This castle has a lovely setting and in order to get the full view, it is best to make sure you see it from a distance.
Wonderful view
St. Augustine's Church
#17 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Galway's West End
#18 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
We enjoyed the shops, views of the river, sidewalk cafes (mostly pubs), lots of music and overall ambience.
The Spanish Arch
#19 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
I would definitely advise everyone who visits Galway to explore this area and take a trip down the Long Walk with views of boats and swans, occasionally seeing a seal popping its head up for a look around at certa...
Another great location to walk around, view Ireland's beauty and take in some other sites in the area like the museum or Galway's shopping area.
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Menlo Castle / Blake's Castle
#20 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
You also get a beautiful view of the river.
Oscar Wilde & Eduard Vilde Statue
#21 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Middle Street
#22 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
There is a variety of business, restaurants and sites to see all within a short walk.
Bohermore’s Victorian Cemetery
#23 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
The Abbey
#24 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
An Taibhdhearc
#25 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
The Fountain
#26 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Its a landmark in Galway.
The Lynch Memorial
#27 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Forthill Graveyard
#28 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Bunowen Castle
#29 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
Wolfe Tone Bridge
#30 of 46 Sights & Landmarks in Galway
This is a beautiful spot in the city with fantastic views of the bay.