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The Spanish Arch

Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely walk and historic visit in Athlone. Have your camera ready. Lovel to visit early in the day before too many people are in the area. Free and open to all.

Thank Deborah-AnnB
Reviewed 1 week ago

These arches are of great historical value and situated by a park where you can gaze and have a picnic, also by the river too, you can chill out and relax and look at the arches to your hearts content.

Thank beeny90
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened on the Spanish Arch while walking around Galway. It's not really a destination, but part of the experience. The nearby museum is definitely worth a visit.

Thank too_few_trips_1
Reviewed 1 week ago

A significant part of Galway history. Worth a quick look as you stroll along the waterfront. Not far from good restaurants and pubs.

Thank Mary J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must because there is so much history associated here. Several restaurant here but good luck trying to get in. Doesn't take you long to go thru and appreciate the history.

Thank Trish A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spanish arch is a very distinctive meeting spot. When we arrived in Galway we came across lots of people hanging around and dancing near the arch.

Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're lucky with good weather conditions, sitting by the River Corrib on a sunny, warm day is a really enjoyable way to spend some time in Galway. I went on a Tuesday afternoon in early August after stopping by the nearby Dunnes grocery store...More

1  Thank MoogleMouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much on the history of the arch is available but as far as arches go, it's cool. A lot of shops and restaurants are in the area and it sits right next to the river.

1  Thank wellschr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an old rock arch from the late 1500's. What else can I say? Located at the edge of the Corrib River, across from the Galway City Museum (definitely worth visiting) and just up the main street to the McDonagh's fish and chips eatery (a...More

1  Thank RonCentralCA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the historic arches through the old city wall at the entrance of the city, but not overly impressive. Worth seeing for its historic value.

Thank csarchibald
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