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Galway Cathedral

University and Gaol Rds. | Cathedral Square, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 563 577
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Beautiful building

This is definitely worth a stop if you’re in the area. Only a suggested donation of 2 EUR to enter... read more

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Travis L
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Worth a look.

This cathedral was built in the 1960s. It is a pleasant walk along the canal from the Spanish Arch... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WA2200
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Tacoma, Washington
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University and Gaol Rds. | Cathedral Square, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is definitely worth a stop if you’re in the area. Only a suggested donation of 2 EUR to enter, the building is quite beautiful and breathtaking. The stained glass windows are quite a sight, as is the altar and other parts of the church.

Thank Travis L
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This cathedral was built in the 1960s. It is a pleasant walk along the canal from the Spanish Arch to get to it. It's a lovely cathedral.

Thank WA2200
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Open to the public, with a little gift shop as well. This place of worship is beautiful, spacious and needs time to explore and enjoy.

Thank Colette H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is a impressive structure and is definitely one of the most important buildings in the city.

Thank GlennAndrewToronto
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Cathedral is definitely worth taking the time to see, it is absolutely beautiful. The floor and the alter are both marble and each of the stained glass windows are spectacular.

Thank DJinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see while in Galway, the cathedral is absolutely beautiful. A lovely way to spend a rainy afternoon.

Thank Terri Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although this cathedral is not as old as many others, it is truly worth a visit when in Galway! Built on the site of an old jail, and close to the river it is beautiful inside and out! The Connemara marble is stunning, and the...More

Thank Sean D
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting as this cathedral was built in the 1960's to emulate the traditional design aspects of the older churches in Ireland.

Thank Greg W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With the hustle and bustle of a busy city it was lovely to take time out in a peaceful and beautiful space. The stained glass windows are beautiful and you are made to feel very welcome. There is no entry charge but visitors are recommended...More

Thank Hilary B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We 28 American tourists visited 4/19 within an hour of touring the factory and showroom of Connemara Marble in Moycullen on N59. What was significant to us was that the floor is of Connemara sepia marble with panels of red and white marble. Until 1941...More

Thank Gus H
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