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Galway Cathedral

University and Gaol Rds. | Cathedral Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 577
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Don't be fooled by the fact that this cathedral was built in 1965. It has all of the classic detail... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Don J
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Haymarket, VA
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Beautiful church

Beautiful place to visit. I loved coming here and though the church was a nice sanctuary for a... read more

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William H
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Dumont, New Jersey
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University and Gaol Rds. | Cathedral Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't be fooled by the fact that this cathedral was built in 1965. It has all of the classic detail and beauty of a 13th/14th Century cathedral anywhere in Europe. Prepare to be wow'd!

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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful place to visit. I loved coming here and though the church was a nice sanctuary for a busy day in the city. It is elaborate and nicely decorated inside.

Thank William H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is definitely worth a stop if you’re in the area. Only a suggested donation of 2 EUR to enter, the building is quite beautiful and breathtaking. The stained glass windows are quite a sight, as is the altar and other parts of the church.

Thank Travis L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral was built in the 1960s. It is a pleasant walk along the canal from the Spanish Arch to get to it. It's a lovely cathedral.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Open to the public, with a little gift shop as well. This place of worship is beautiful, spacious and needs time to explore and enjoy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is a impressive structure and is definitely one of the most important buildings in the city.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Cathedral is definitely worth taking the time to see, it is absolutely beautiful. The floor and the alter are both marble and each of the stained glass windows are spectacular.

Thank DJinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see while in Galway, the cathedral is absolutely beautiful. A lovely way to spend a rainy afternoon.

Thank Terri Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this cathedral is not as old as many others, it is truly worth a visit when in Galway! Built on the site of an old jail, and close to the river it is beautiful inside and out! The Connemara marble is stunning, and the...More

Thank Sean D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting as this cathedral was built in the 1960's to emulate the traditional design aspects of the older churches in Ireland.

Thank Greg W
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