Ireland: the best tourist areas in Galway

Saturday, 11 December 2021

International vision: Galway is located on the western shores of Ireland, along the banks of the River Corrib.

Galway is a medieval city, and this city gives tourists a taste of all the itineraries that Ireland is famous for, including a wide range of attractions to keep them occupied during their trip.

Galway has natural wonders, historical museums, and famous cathedrals within the city limits.

Historic Eyre Square in Galway

Historic Eyre Square has been one of the most important gathering places since the Middle Ages.

The square is also known as John F. Kennedy Memorial Park, after the American president of Irish descent, and connects downtown with a popular shopping district.

The dramatic rust-colored fountain sculpture represents the Galway Hookers, the region's traditional sailing ships.

Brown Gate is built into a structure on the northwest side. As the entrance to an old aristocratic mansion, it stands as a memorial to one of the indigenous Galway tribes.

There is a stunning monument to the Irish language poet Pádraic O'Conaire, who is depicted sitting on a rock.

To the west of Eyre Square there is a modern shopping center of the same name, which has become a popular place to stroll and enjoy Irish culture.

Wild Atlantic Way in Galway, Ireland:-

Passing the Wild Atlantic Way is one of the top things to do in Galway.

This 2,600-kilometre route that follows the west coast of Ireland, from Kinsale in the south to Derry in the north, is where visitors are treated to the most scenic.

Dramatic cliffs tower over the crashing waves of the Atlantic, and stunning beaches entice swimmers with the icy waters below.

The scenic Cliffs of Moher are a highlight of the trip, as are the captivating Dingle Peninsula, Hornhead and Achilles Island.

Whether you choose to walk, bike or drive, you'll be glad you visited this famous route.

Be prepared for all kinds of weather, as you'll likely spend a lot of time wandering outside getting an up-close and personal view of the majestic sites.

Galway City Museum:

After about 10 minutes of working your way back along the riverside from Woodquay, you will come across the famous Spanish Arch.

After a few more minutes, you'll arrive at Galway City Museum, a modern glass building built to mirror the surrounding city walls.

The museum displays permanent and touring exhibits covering Galway's heritage, history, and archaeological treasures.

Residents of the area have donated many personal items to collect more than 1,000 items and are proud of the historical significance they represent.

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