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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 yesterday

It was a great piece of history to see and learn about on the river, and there are plenty of restaurants and bars in the surrounding area to stop at overlook the arch as well

Thank Erin F
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you're in Galway visit the Spanish Arch. Hard to believe something that old is still standing. The Bay is beautiful too.

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Somehow we were a little disappointed in the Spanish Arch. I don't know why, but after seeing it on the may, and the signs directing the way, we expected something a little more special. That said, I'm glad we went a little extra to see...More

1  Thank drtom100
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.

2  Thank Alice P
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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
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