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Located in the city and founded by the Normans in the 1200s, although there is some doubt as to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
Breath taking

Where can you get history like this! A must see for the sheer beauty of the architecture. I also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The largest medieval church in Ireland is surrounded by narrow, winding streets and a bustling marketplace.
Market Street, Galway, Ireland
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All reviews christopher columbus jane eyre patron saint oliver cromwell knights templar saturday market lots of history steeped in history historic place small donation lovely stained glass worth a visit self guided tour heart of galway city beautiful building walk around shop street
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located in the city and founded by the Normans in the 1200s, although there is some doubt as to when it was built, but it was completed by1320. It is the largest medieval parish church in Ireland in continuous use. There is an Australian connection...More

Thank MaccSLDM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Where can you get history like this! A must see for the sheer beauty of the architecture. I also enjoyed seeing the map of the original town.

Thank michaelene M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture to those church and a nice break from shopping without leaving Eyre Sq area Lovely stained glass. Able to light a candle and say a prayer for my dearAunt who had just passed

Thank Ginanh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This church was founded in 1320. To get some perspective, in 1477 Christopher Columbus worshiped here! Amazing history and beautiful church.

Thank Patty J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of history here in a church from 1320 !!!. This is teh largest Medieval church in Ireland still in use. The baptismal font is 400 years old. In the 1600's Cromwell while dismantling the church per order of Henry VIII, stabled his horses here...More

Thank JoAnn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Everything in Ireland is amazing! This history is just unreal and love listening to the stories. Very welcoming and would highly recommend a quick stop

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Not only is this church old it also has a rich history you can find inside. The guide was very informative and happy to answer questions including the story about how the church currently serves several congregations.

Thank travelbob1
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

One of the oldest Irish Galway churches, built in 16. Beautiful arcitecture, statues and windows. Still being used today.

Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Stop by for a quiet moment whilst you're wandering Gallway. It's free to go in but they request donations. Not only is it cool to see a 700+ year old building still in day-to-day operation, you'll get a look at the tomb of real-life Jane...More

Thank heykellyc
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting church with fantastic concert. Well worth a visit. The musicians really explained the music and the dancing was very fine as well. Also some explanation about the church itself.

Thank Margy P
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