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The Spanish Arch

Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
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“galway city” (27 reviews)
“latin quarter” (10 reviews)
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Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 569 600
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"galway city"
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is at the entrance to the busy Galway village. Many historical sites connected to this arch is within walking distance. On weekends, locals gather to have an arts festival selling their products.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Great buzz in this spot on a sunny Saturday afternoon where the place is jointed with people relaxing in the sunshine

Thank Pat M
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

There is not much to the Arch, but it is interesting and cool. Other than grabbing a picture and getting a view of it, there isn't anything more to do here. Set 5 minutes aside to see it, as it is very close to Quay...More

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

The last vestage of the long ago past of the walled city of Galway. Four arches remain and a sign are the only identification of this wonderful Irish wonder.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This monument is a link to the Old City. There are many pieces of the City Wall remaining and this in a riverfront location to see it.

Thank Twinzone
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Good picture spot with a lot happening around the area.Close to it all,stop by read and put a little history into your visit.Truthfully its not the end of the world if you missit.

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Very well-maintained site, steeped in history with plenty of seating on the grass and grounds to picnic and explore the area.

Thank Judith S
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Historical and peaceful place, lots of people relax here, visit the little church close by beside the water. Lemongrass restaurant very good place to eat. Easy access to all parts of the city from here

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

OK, it is fair to say the Spanish Arch is probably but a shadow of its former self and is now not exactly a riveting must-see for tourists to Galway. But it does serve as a reminder than in Medieval times, Galway was a thriving...More

Thank JElliot32
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Nice place to visit to get a picture or two from both sides of the arch. Good to get some history of the Spanish influence in Ireland. Also close to the Galway Museum which is worth a quick visit. Right on the Galway docks which...More

Thank Brendan K
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