Quay Street

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  • Address: Galway City Centre, Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Market, Street Market, Shopping Center, Family And Kids, Street Food, Nightlife

The street for everything! – shopping, eating, nightlife, hotels, drinking, and delightful people watching. The vibe here isn’t about party, or youth – it’s about the joy of life and good old Irish craic. Lets not go into the buildings just yet –there are too many awesome things happening on the road. There are jugglers, and musicians (locally called buskers) and mimes and acrobats. The music is incessant and merry, like something out of a folktale. Not that all the people who play know HOW to play – you’re bound to suffer a cacophony or two. The path is cobblestoned (of course it is); the eateries all have outdoor seating (that’s where you want to be unless its raining) and the shopping is to die for. If it seems lively in the day, it gets crazier in the night when the pubs really start to pound out the booze. Like we said, the fun’s not for the young ‘uns alone; the older crowd has no objection to the noise and atmosphere and might just be more into it than anybody else.

Quay Street Travel Tips

  • Parking is at the waterfronts, about 3-4 blocks away.
  • Find a performer you like and sit down.
  • This is Galways’favorite hangout. Expect a crowd.

  • Fat Freddy's Famous Pizziera & Bistro
  • McDonagh's Seafood

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  • Quay Street Address: Galway City Centre, Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Quay Street Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Quay Street(preferred time): 01:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Quay Street: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 69.59% of people who visit Galway include Quay Street in their plan

  • 48.79% of people start their Quay Street visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Quay Street

Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

71.14% of people prefer walking in order to reach Quay Street

People normally club together Charlie Byrne's Bookshop and Galway City Museum while planning their visit to Quay Street.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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