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The Spanish Arch

Spanish Arch, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 081
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+353 91 563 081
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

If you plan on visiting the museum, you may as well check out the Spanish Arch as well. It's good for a couple of photos and there's a nearby waterway that was filled with swans as we visited.

Thank Kristi824
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Got a couple photos and that was it.. Not sure what else you can actually do here. One side is closed with relics in there nearly all covered in bird pooh. Nice to see

Thank Donna J
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Interesting piece of history to see while walking around Galway. It is very old and is well worth stopping to take a look.

Thank annrcg
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Adjacent to the excellent Galway City Museum, the ceturies old Spanish Arch is a must for Irish history buffs.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Galway had a long and rich history of Spain as the Protestant and Catholics vied for power and influence. This arch is named after the cultural influence and the fact that when the Spanish Armada crashed, some of the sailors washed up here.

Thank David M
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A great place to bring a bottle of wine, and sit by the waterfront, watching boats glide by during sunset.

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Located near the wonderful (and free) Galway Museum, The Spanish Arch is a relic of days past, when the city was decidedly Medieval. It is amazing to think that it has stood for so long on that spot. It will only take a few minutes...More

Thank trawicki
Reviewed 11 October 2016

As an attraction itself, the Spanish Arch is not much to write home about, but the history behind it is where the interest lies. It actually has nothing to do with Spain, but is an extension of the original city walls. Well worth a look...More

Thank Travel_Revival
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The Spanish Arch is beautiful to look at and its history is great to ponder. A gem among all the shops, pubs, and eateries.

Thank NHjo
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Stroll for the day or for that evening again after your meal this is fresh lively with loads happening at times.

Thank Anna N
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