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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 1 week ago

but not much of a much. See it, go under it, reverse course, and go under it again. And you're done.

1  Thank Alice P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Spanish Arch is one of the most historic areas in the city, always full of tourists and locals very nice place to sit beside the river Corrib watch the world go by and sometimes enjoy street performers.

Thank IrelandGalwaygirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of the Galway historical walls but a nice area with bars and restaurants overlooking the harbour area with the river. No real significance, ok to see as part of your Galway tour, apart from that no real interest.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very convenient to the museum. Easy access. Just across the way from Quay Street. Entire area is easy and fast to do.

Thank Allie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've made it to Galway, you should take a look at the Spanish Arch - One can appreciate the juxtaposition of the ancient arch sitting in the middle of a very modern city.

Thank Kitka2001
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps I missed something by not having a tour guide for this location. I should have read more about it. What I saw was worth a quick stop as a piece of history, but I didn't feel inclined to spend much time here.

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank sewkitty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank markreilly282
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