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Interesting Story

Located in the city mall, these walls are definitely a surprise. If you read the story of the walls... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
David P
Vancouver, Canada
Looks modern

I saw these in the shopping centre and thought they were newly built. Good idea to include them in... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Located in the city mall, these walls are definitely a surprise. If you read the story of the walls you can almost picture old Galway.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank David P
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I saw these in the shopping centre and thought they were newly built. Good idea to include them in the shopping centre.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank martin13f
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Just another shopping mall, but it was fascinating how they incorporated the old city walls into the middle. Actually it was a bit sad to see those ageless walls topped with mannekins dressed in sportswear, but at least the walls survive!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

We walked just about everywhere in the Old Downtown section of Galway and never saw that. We did find some bits & pieces of walls around the city. Not easy to find, like everything in Galway no signage.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Yes, we just stumbled across these walls while looking for the loo! Original city walls around which a shopping mall has been constructed. I just wish they had provided more information about the walls.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kairho1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There are various places in Galway where you can see remains of the Medieval City Walls. For example the Spanish Arch is an extension of these walls built somewhat later than the other walls. The best place to see the walls is in the Eyre...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is such a neat little shopping mall, happened across it whilst I was in Galway recently, love the ancient structure of the place, very cool.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I ducked in here through an unassuming doorway on Quay Street, looking for a restroom. What a surprise to find myself in a shopping mall with an old city wall in the lower level! Bright, cheery, with a nice history about Galway along the wall....More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank midgeo
Reviewed 29 December 2016

It's neat that these walls are exposed. You can find them in different parts of the city, but the easiest place is the shopping center off of Eyre square...basically its like going to the mall to see a pieces of history. So it almost seems...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Sullimeag
Reviewed 4 November 2016

It was interesting that the old walls still remained in the main mall of Galway. I knew we would see history all around us in Ireland but it was kind of nice to see it while we were shopping for souvenirs :).

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Annette S
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