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Quiet Man Bridge

Maam Crodd Road, Oughterard, Ireland
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Maam Crodd Road, Oughterard, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have removed the sign that used to be on the road so we missed it the first time passed and had to hit it on our return trip. This iconic bridge is well maintained and along with the picture of John Wayne sitting on...More

Thank sdlhgt
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a condo near the bridge and had to go over it every day.If you love the film it was built for you would want to see it but it has no local historicall significance other than that.

Thank DonaldMichigan
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After being in Galway for the week on our last day of travelling, after visiting Cong and reliving The Quiet Man we couldn't manage to find the bridge - we gave up. But driving around just seeing the scenery we spotted it in the corner...More

Thank Zach F
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The bridge is only 100 yards off of N59, and you can see it clearly but you must be looking for it. There is a spot to park 1 to 2 cars, and it is worth a 10 to 15 minute stop. The water is...More

1  Thank honorabley
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The bridge is looking as it did in the film. The approach road and parking are undergoing an upgrade but you can still park and enjoy the view. There is a plaque to commemorate the fact John Wayne once sat here. Dated a little but...More

Thank Dunc995
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The Quiet Man Bridge was worth the time to stop , take photos and enjoy the scenery. Just watch for the sign to the small community of LEAM on R59. Take that road and you will see the one lane bridge ahead . There is...More

Thank NLPW
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

It was hard to find and we drove past it a few times before we saw the entrance. It's not too far off the main rode and once you know where it is we were shocked we past it! When we went to visit it...More

Thank mallory215
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Found by accident,very atmospheric, although its somewhat a short visit, great when its on the way somewhere

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The sign taking you to the Quiet Man bridge was down when we went, so you have to look for the "Connemara Cottages" sign on the left about 5 miles/8 km's north of Oughterard on R59, as you pass over the bridge on the way...More

Thank Cosmo45
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is a very pretty stone bridge in a remote area that is great for a photo, but there isn't anything else there.

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