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Top 25 places to see in Galway

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Connemara National Park Full review
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One of the Six National Parks in Ireland: Established and opened to the public in 1980 and located in the County Galway, Ireland, Connemara National Park comprises of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs and heaths, picturesque grasslands and woodlands. A plenty of walking trails offer walkers a tranquil stroll through the park. The park also hosts Connemara ponies, red deer and a great variety of bird-life.
Connemara National Park is one of six national parks in the Republic of Ireland that are managed b… [..]

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Clonfert Church Full review
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Romanesque Structure!: The small village of Clonfert is home to an elegant monastery that flaunts an imposing Romanesque architecture. It was a booming centre of learning for centuries, and an anticipated 3,000 monks lived there. The church is famous for its 12th century Hiberno-Romanesque doorway. The doorway has six layers of classic sandstone carvings and is a beautiful piece of art. The interior of the monastery…
Clonfert Cathedral is a cathedral of the Church of Ireland in Clonfert, County Galway in Ireland. I… [..]

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Clonfert Full review
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Historical!: The small village of Clonfert is home to an elegant monastery that flaunts an imposing Romanesque architecture. It was a booming center of learning for centuries, and an anticipated 3,000 monks lived there. The interior of the monastery has some interesting highlights including a 15th-century chancel arch, a rosette, and a maritime motif in the form of a mermaid.
Clonfert is a small village in east County Galway, Ireland, halfway between Ballinasloe and Portum… [..]

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Sky Road Full review
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Jaw-droppingly beautiful! : One of the scenic rides that will be etched in our memory forever for the beauty and the stunning views. Click some of the amazing pictures during your road trip through the Sky road. This road is less than ten minutes from Clifden and a must visit for all those who love driving along the Connemara coastline.

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Dún Aonghasa Full review
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Prehistoric Hill Fort: Dún Aonghasa is one of the largest prehistoric semi-circular stone forts and Ireland's most visited attractions. It overlooks the Atlantic with imposing and breathtaking scenes that stretch through the length of the Island. It is considered to be one of the best examples of its kind in entire Europe. Archaeologists and visitors from all over the world come here and it is expected that it may be g…
Dún Aonghasa is the most famous of several prehistoric hill forts on the Aran Islands of County Ga… [..]

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Kylemore Abbey & Victorian Walled Garden Full review
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Magnificent abbey, small cathedral, beautiful gardens: A tranquil place with a small English cathedral. An impressive house with large roomsThe gardens are located a little away from the abbey and we took a shuttle bus to reach the place. There was greenery everywhere, glass houses all around fully bloomed tulips, we loved it in there! Highly recommended to visit.
Kylemore Abbey is a Benedictine monastery founded in 1920 on the grounds of Kylemore Castle, in Co… [..]

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Headford Full review
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A famous Angling Hub: Headford is a famous fishing hub for the eastern coast of Lough Corrib. It is also at the heart of a region teeming with archaeological monuments, varying from prehistoric burial cairns and Iron Age stone ruins to an array of monastic sites.
Headford is a town in County Galway, located 26 km north of Galway city in the west of Ireland. It… [..]

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Lough Corrib Full review
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One of the Best Game Fisheries in the World: Lough Corrib is the largest lake in Ireland and is considered as one of the best fishing lakes in Europe. It is home to a variety of fish including brown trout, pike, and roach and also attracts salmon and eels from the Atlantic Ocean. It is an incredible place to visit and enjoy game angling and hospitality of the locals.
Lough Corrib is a lake in the west of Ireland. The River Corrib or Galway river connects the lake … [..]

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Pearse's Cottage Full review
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A historical Building: Pearse's Cottage was built in 1909, by the leader of the 1916 Easter uprising, Patrick Pearse. The Visitor Centre offers an impressive exhibition about the legacy of Patrick Pearse and explores the unique landscape and history of the ancient Gaelic culture and language which is still alive in this area.

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Ashford Castle Full review
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Ashtonishing Medivel Structure: Located in Mayo, Ireland, Ashford Castle is an 800-year-old medieval, gray stone structure. Rising up on the shores of Lough Corrib, this is a magnificent building and was home to the Guinness family for around 70 years. Its majestic rooms decorated with silks and artifacts offer a royal experience to the visitors.
Ashford Castle is a medieval castle that has been expanded over the centuries and turned into a fiv… [..]

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Friary of Ross (Ross Errilly Friary) Full review
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Hauntingly Beautiful: It is one of the most remarkable and well-preserved Franciscan friaries in Ireland. The monastic ruin is a lovely sight that evokes a melancholy feeling when one thinks about the sheer majesty and grandeur with which the ruins may have stood in the past. The friary has the 15th-century architecture.
The Ross Errilly Friary is a medieval Franciscan friary located about a mile to the northwest of H… [..]

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Thoor Ballylee Yeats Tower Full review
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Inspirational!: Thoor Ballylee is a fourteenth-century stone tower and is famous for its association with Nobel prize-winning poet, William Butler. According to the official website of Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society, Thoor Ballylee inspired the two greatest poetry books of Butler: The Tower and The Winding Stair. The narrow bridge and crossing stones, the famous winding stair and the immersive exhibitions exp…
Thoor Ballylee Castle is a fortified, 15th century Hiberno-Norman tower house built by the septs … [..]

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Kinvarra Full review
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Lovely seaside Village: Kinvarra, meaning Head of the Sea, is a prominent seaport village set on the southern shores of Galway Bay. The Dunguaire Castle, overlooking the Galway, is a major tourist attraction here. Packed with colorfully painted buildings the captivating village turns out to be a splendid pit stop between Galway city and County Clare.
Kinvara , also spelled Kinvarra, is a sea port village located in the south of County Galway, Irela… [..]

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Coole Park Full review
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This natural reserve is an incredible location: Another place with historical and cultural relevance gifted with the beauty of nature. We enjoyed a lovely stroll in the picturesque ambience that looks like a perfect movie setting. A forest park with lovely trails and an autograph tree alongside a gorgeous lake. We enjoyed our visit and stroll here.
Coole Park is a nature reserve of approximately 1,000 acres located a few miles west of Gort, Coun… [..]

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Dún Duchathair Full review
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Just Brilliant : Awesome! We took a flight over to the island and got in well before the first ferry. This meant we had this fort to ourselves, truly a special place. Amazing view of sheer cliffs and crashing waves. Not accessible. Moderate to difficult hike to arrive.
Dún Dúchathair or simply Dúchathair , meaning "black stone ringfort", is a large stone fort on Inis… [..]

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Arkin castle Full review
Cill Rónáin is the main settlement on Inishmore, one of the Aran Islands off the west coast of Ire… [..]

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Dun Duchathair Full review

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Coonemara Ocean and Coun…
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The Sheep and Wool Centre
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Killary Adventure Company
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Aughnanure Castle
Travel picture of Aughnanure Castle Aughnanure Castle is a tower house in Oughterard, County Galway, Ireland.
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Glengowla mines
Glengowla Mines is a "show mine" dedicated to the lead and silver mining histor…
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Brigit's Garden
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Dun Eochla
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Teampall Chiarain
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