Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Galway is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Galway a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Galway.
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08:00 am - 06:00 pm
This sombre, elegant and grand looking Catholic Church is the seat of the arch-diocese. It was also only built in the last century, yet every Galway tour will take you past here. Easily the most impressive building in a city that’s not exactly famous for it’s architecture, the church tries hard to fill every possible requirement of beau...
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Market Street,Junction of Mainguard Street and Lombard Street.,Galway,, Ireland
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
If you’re wondering why so many seaport towns in Europe are dedicated to St. Nicholas, it’s because he’s the patron saint of seafarers. This particular church, built in 1320, is the largest of its kind in Ireland. It’s said even Christopher Columbus prayed here. It’s played a major role in Galway history; most of the m...
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Quincentennial Park, Salthill, Galway
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is a rare kind of garden – one to commemorate those who donated their organs. There is something mystic, something spiritual about it, but that is hard to describe. Birdsong fills the air. There is a nice artificial waterfall. The sculptures that commemorate are beautifully carved and carry inspirational quotes on the generosity of the h...
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Fisheries Tower, Wolfe Tone Bridge, Co. Galway, Ireland
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This museum tower, dedicated to the history of fishing in Galway, and the only one of its kind in Ireland, was established on 1850s. Over the years, it fell into disrepair and was almost demolished. However, locals who recognised its architectural and historical heritage were determined to save it; after a long period of renovation, the cute tower ...