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Sightseeing in Galway

In the west of Ireland near the coast is the pretty city of Galway located. According to many, Galway represents some of the best of Ireland where everyone has a good time. The city center is small and can be easily navigated on foot.

There is an old university, NUI Galway which is worth visiting and is built in the style of an historical English college. It has a nice courtyard and when you walk through the gates it feels like stepping back in time. Galway does not have a long list of attraction, but other sights include the Saint Nicholas cathedral, the town hall and the courthouse. Off course there are many Irish pubs, but in contrast to other Irish cities, in Galway they appear to have maintained more of the traditional Irish character and atmosphere.

Unfortunately being located in a bay in the far west of Europe and nothing in between them and the USA except for the Atlantic ocean, it rains a lot here. Often it is more drizzle than heavy showers, but don't expect a full week without any rain. For a trip out of Galway you can visit the ring of Kerry and visit the many scenic views and castles along the way. The city of Galway was made more famous by Sharon Shannon with the song 'Galway Girl'. Every last Monday of July there the Galway horse races are being held which is the longest of all race meets in Ireland. 


Galway travel photo gallery

 



Old houses in Galway.

Old houses.

 



Coloured houses on the waterfront in Galway.

Colored houses on the waterfront.

 
Apartments near the river Corrib.

Apartments near the river Corrib.

 


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St. Nicholas collegiate church, Galway.

St. Nicholas collegiate church.

 



Mayoralty house.

Mayoralty house.

 
Typical Irish houses.

Typical Irish houses.

 
Houses in the historical part of Galway.

Houses in the historical part of Galway.

 
Irish church.

Irish church.

 
AIB bank, Galway.

AIB bank.

 
The tower of St. Nicholas collegiate church.

The tower of St. Nicholas collegiate church.

 



St. Nicholas church in Galway, Ireland.

St. Nicholas church.

 



Old town centre of Galway.

Old town center.

 
Irish pubs and shops.

Traditional Irish pubs and shops.

 
Irish pubs in the centre of Galway, Ireland.

Irish pubs in the city center.

 
Galway's shopping street.

One of Galway's pedestrianized shopping streets.

 
The old town, Galway.

Souvenir shop.

 



Shopping street.

Shopping street.

 



Hotel Meyrick, Galway.

Hotel Meyrick.

 
St. Nicholas church, Galway.

St. Nicholas church.

 
Ruins in the river Corrib.

Ruins in the river Corrib.

 
Another view of St. Nicholas church.

Another view of St. Nicholas church.

 
Galway courthouse.

Courthouse.

 
Rainbow in Ireland.

Rainbow.

 
Galway town hall.

Town hall.

 



Bridge leading to St. Nicholas church.

Bridge leading to St. Nicholas church.

 
Salmon Weir bridge and the St. Nicholas church, Galway.

Salmon Weir bridge and the St. Nicholas church.

 



The imposing St. Nicholas church in Galway, Ireland.

The imposing St. Nicholas church.

 



National university of Ireland, Galway.

National university.

 
Entrance to the university of Galway.

Entrance to the university of Galway.

 
Tower of university college Galway.

Tower of university college.

 
Courtyard of NUI.

Courtyard of NUI.

 
University college Galway, courtyard and old buildings.

University college courtyard and old buildings.

 



NUI, Galway.

NUI.

 
Historical building of Galway university.

Historical building of the university.

 
University of Galway, NUI.

University of Galway, NUI.

 
Clock tower of Galway college university.

Clock tower.

 
Central square of NUI.

Central square of NUI.

 
St. Nicholas church against a blue sky.

St. Nicholas church against a blue sky.

 
Saint Nicholas church seen from the back.

Saint Nicholas church seen from the back.

 



Saint Nicholas church.

Saint Nicholas church.

 
River Corrib in Galway, Ireland.

River Corrib.

 
Irish pub with winter decorations.

Irish pub with winter decorations.


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