7 Sights in Galway, Ireland (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Galway, Ireland. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Galway, Ireland.

Sightseeing Tours in Galway

1. Lynch's Castle

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Lynch's Castle

Castle Linsigh is an excellent example of a classic municipal tower located on shop Street in Galway city. This castle gives us an insight into the architectural election of Galway in the late medieval and is located at the Shop Street and Gate Street and is hit on the heart of the Middle Medieval town. It is still the nicest example of the urban city house and is the oldest building in Ireland that is used on a daily basis. Unfortunately we know very little about the history of the castle and never recorded who took it or where it was built. It was certainly a town house of the wealthy person of the O'Donoghue family and it is said that it was the residence of Thomas Lynch Fitz Ambrose, Mayor of Galway in 1654. Many minor changes and reforms of the building were made over the 500 years that the 500th anniversary was made that the building was made. there. The oldest part of all, who is the road, is an excellent type of castle and is going back to 1500. At that time there was a wing on the western side that was smaller there , and later raised, in the seventeenth century, as high as the tower was with its side and new windows were installed.

Wikipedia: Caisleán an Linsigh (GA)

2. Eyre Square

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Eyre Square

Eyre Square is a city public park in Galway, Ireland. The park is within the city centre, adjoining the nearby shopping area of William Street and Shop Street. Galway railway station is adjacent to Eyre Square.

Wikipedia: Eyre Square (EN)

3. Church of Saint Nicholas

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The Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas is a medieval church building in Galway, Ireland. It is a collegiate church and the parish church of St. Nicholas Church of Ireland parish, which covers Galway City. It was founded in 1320 and dedicated to Saint Nicholas of Myra, the patron saint of seafarers, in recognition of Galway's status as a port. The monumental work of Irish genealogy, the Leabhar na nGenealach was produced here in 1650 by Duḃaltaċ MacḞirḃisiġ.

Wikipedia: St. Nicholas Collegiate Church (EN), Website, Youtube

4. Mary Mosque

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Maryam Mosque, or the Mary Mosque, also known as the Galway Mosque is an Ahmadi Muslim mosque, named in honour of Mary, mother of Jesus. The mosque is located in Galway, Connacht, Ireland. Opened in 2014 by Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the fifth caliph, it is the first purpose-built mosque in County Galway. The Irish born convert to Islam Iman Ibrahim Noonan is based in Galway.

Wikipedia: Galway Mosque (EN), Website

5. James Mitchell Geology Museum

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The James Mitchell Geology Museum is a geological museum based at the University of Galway in the West of Ireland. It is the only remnant of the university's defunct Natural History Museum. Regarded as "Galway's Hidden Museum", it is located in the university's Main Quad and cane be entered through a staircase in that structure's south-east corner.

Wikipedia: James Mitchell Geology Museum (EN)

6. Christopher Columbus Monument

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The Monument to Christopher Columbus is a monument in Galway, Ireland. The memorial was erected in 1992, the year of the Columbus Quincentenary, to commemorate Christopher Columbus's visit to the city in 1477. It stands next to the Spanish Arch.

Wikipedia: Monument to Christopher Columbus (Galway) (EN)

7. Church of Saint Ignatius

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St Ignatius Church or the Jesuit Church is a Roman Catholic Church building served by the Society of Jesus next to Coláiste Iognáid in Galway. It was founded in 1863 and is a protected structure in the city.

Wikipedia: St Ignatius Church, Galway (EN)


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