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Galway Attractions

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Spanish Arch 4.0 stars
Other Urban Landmark - #1 of 7
When you say Galway you say Spanish Arch. Every tourist has to go on the banks of river Corrib to see the Arch and the remains of the famous city walls. In fact the name Spanish Arch has no practical foundation, because there is no proven ... [more ]
Dunguaire Castle 5.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #2 of 7
To see the Dunguaire Castle you have to take a ride on the shores of Galway Bay, a little town near the sea. Also, you can visit it either in the day light or lately at night to enjoy a medieval banquet entertaining with medieval décor and modern ... [more ]
The Burren 4.0 stars
Natural Monument and Landmark - #3 of 7
The Burren region is fantastic for a scenic drive. The amazing landscape is like nothing I have seen before. There are some great local stories and always a great Irish tune to hear. Rolling hills, little flowers and green grass are all aplenty ... [more ]
Kylemore Abbey 4.0 stars
Castle, Fortification, Palace - #4 of 7
Do you believe in Tir Na Nog? The land of forever young, where one spent day corresponds to 300 common years? Did you search for it in the west coast of Ireland and indeed it appeared to you when dreaming? Well I had no such luck - but in the ... [more ]
River Corrib 5.0 stars
Natural Monument and Landmark - #5 of 7
River Corrib is the main attraction in Galway. It gives an excellent view and a lovely pedestrian walk. I had never before seen such a short river (it is in fact the smallest in Europe, 2 miles) flowing with such a strong a power. It is very ... [more ]
The Galway Cathedral 5.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #6 of 7
It is officially called The Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas. To reach it I had to cross the Salmon Weir Bridge which led me over the river Corrib. The Cathedral was built in 1965 on the site of a former prison, ... [more ]
Klymore Abbey 5.0 stars
Building - #7 of 7
The Klymore Abbey in Galway was one of my favorite city attractions. The building lies at the bottom of a hill and is surrounded by nature. There, you will definitely encounter a peaceful atmosphere and great historical information. The abbey has ... [more ]
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