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The arch is located on the quayside in Galway and is a well known local landmark. Medieval connections with Spanish traders. Good for a photo. Don't miss the city museum, which is adjacent, and has a Galway Hooker boat on display. There is a car...More
Locally known as the "Sparch," its one of Galway's favorite spots for its residents on a warm summers day! There's no better place! The powerful flowing waters of the River Corrib, the sun laying down a blistering blanket of heat and an atmosphere that's all...More
Listen, if you're like me, you like to get some history and culture into your trips. This can be a quick stop along the way. I always think its worth investing time to see some history and gain some perspective. Its along the water, and...More
There is not much to see here. The park, dock and Museum which are all adjacent to the Arch had more interest for me. The dock is very scenic an often has musicians playing for tips. This a tourist area but not a great place...More
The Spanish Arch dates from the 16th century. The Arch is an extension of Galway's city walls, designed to protect the quays. You can walk through it, it's worth seeing. The Arch isn't really Spanish, it's just a name that stuck. The Arch is close...More