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Afterall this is an archway (maybe a few) which were built in the 15th century, but the name suggests that there must have been a fair amount of contact with sailors and traders from Spain. The brickwork construction is the interesting part
The Spanish arch is not to be missed and borders on Galway Bay and the River Corib and has parts of the old town walls and is close to the monument to Christopher Columbus donated to the City of Galway by the City of Genoa...More
The Spanish Arch is a busy centre of activities where students meet tourists. Great look on the Corrib and the Galway Bay. Close to Spanish Arch you will find numerous of Galway's finest restaurants and shops.
Pretty architecture to visit. At the end of the Main Street in Galway. On the water. Learn the history by visiting the Galway museum. It’s free to visit and a great museum. It’s right behind the Spanish Arch.
If in Galway, why wouldn’t you walk to see it. Its near the main area. It’s a free sightseeing trip!
It’s history of Galway, my kids loved going through the arch. My eldest was excited as it was in his book we read about Ireland....More
The arch is located on the quayside in Galway and is a well known local landmark. Medieval connections with Spanish traders. Good for a photo. Don't miss the city museum, which is adjacent, and has a Galway Hooker boat on display. There is a car...More
Locally known as the "Sparch," its one of Galway's favorite spots for its residents on a warm summers day! There's no better place! The powerful flowing waters of the River Corrib, the sun laying down a blistering blanket of heat and an atmosphere that's all...More