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St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

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Address: Market Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 91-564648
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Description: The largest medieval church in Ireland is surrounded by narrow, winding...
The largest medieval church in Ireland is surrounded by narrow, winding streets and a bustling marketplace.
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Visit or try when a concert is on

Excellent for tourist attraction also know for the many concerts and music sessions if your into it worth a visit ..

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent for tourist attraction also know for the many concerts and music sessions if your into it worth a visit ..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It is small church and quiet place in downtown Galway. Our guide told me Emliy Bronte used to come here every Sunday for the service with her sister. He was quite proud of this female writer who is Irish! Sure he is right! I tried to find the plate where I can find Emily's trace, in vain. But certainly there... More 

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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A fine example of a medieval church that is still used by the community today (Church of Ireland & Orthodox). There are plaques commemorating patrons of the Church and a cenotaph remembering the fallen in the World Wars. Worth a visit.

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kildare
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This church brings you back in time. Christopher Columbus was supposed to have stopped off here when he visited Galway. There are lots of memorials to those who dies in the world wars. It is a quiet oasis in the middle of this bustling town

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I was there solo. A visit often long fingered in the past. As an RC I was surprised by some of the unexpected items on display. Looking at the memorial plaques on the wall one can see that the gentry of the period had their sons as officers in the British forces fighting in overseas wars. There happened to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Very old church with some interesting history to go along with it. A quick easy stop in is all you need.

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Crown Point, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This makes a nice stop to check out a very old church that is still used and well taken care of. It has some beautiful stained glass windows and a nice celtic cross commemorating those who served in WW I, along with some old tombs. Very peaceful. There is no charge to enter, but it is always nice to leave... More 

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Brevard, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

St. Nicholas' architecture is very impressive as is its history. It is, however, very dark and has a dank feel. Admission is free, but a donation is suggested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

St Nicholas Collegiate Church is an oasis of piece and calm in a beautiful,busy city centre. Well worth a visit if you happen to be in the city centre. There are often recitals or sessions in the church. We were fortunate to catch an event while we were there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We visited St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church on the advice of our Tour bus driver/guide. He told us that this was the church that Christopher Columbus attended. It is a very quiet place to sit and rest and contemplate.

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Additional Information about St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church

Address: Address: Market Street, Galway, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 91-564648
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway

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