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Galway can't miss sites and scenes

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Galway can't miss sites and scenes

I will be in Galway for 2 days with limited free time. Is there anything that I should not miss when it comes to things to see, things to do or places to drink?

Thanks much,


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1. Re: Galway can't miss sites and scenes

You should try to drive or get a bus tour out to Maam Cross, Kylemore, Letterfrack and Clifden if you can. the scenery is very good

In the city, just wander around the centre of town or go to the new City Museum, St Nicholas Church, Market -Saturday only and Keeny Art Gallery

Pubs to visit would be Neachtains -definitely, Dew Drop Inn, and any number of others

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2. Re: Galway can't miss sites and scenes

spanish arch area (bottom of quay street)

galway city museum

Galway Cathedral

St. Nicholas church

Galway Market (saturdays) in fron ot st. nicholas church

Ti Neachtains (with original window on first floor where humanity d martin gave famous speech)

Nora Barnacles house (just up from market)

the new revamped Eyre Square

Talk a walk on the walkway between wolfe tone, o briens, and salmon weir bridges - this will bring you to the cathedral from quay street/spanish arch area.

Salthill (the promenade are of the town - about a mile outside the city but the walk starts just at the spanish arch) follow the water the whole way out.

Lynch's castle (which is now a bank - at the four corners (abbeygate and shop sts) in town.


Ti Neachtains - quay street

The Quays - quay street

The Crane bar for great trad music

Ti Coli


Monroes for great pizza (across wolfe tone bridge)


MC DONAGHS - on quay street - known the world over

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