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In a country filled with ruins of Abbeys, Tower homes, Great estates, and neolithic remnants, an arched entry that used to be the gate that the Spaniards traded through is not terribly impressive. But it's right there, across the waterfront park, so why not say...More
The Spanish Arches were a part of the old city walls and a plaque on the Arches reflects the date. This section is not very extensive (take a look at the photos) so a quick trip is all that is needed to capture a few...More
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.