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Quiet Man Bridge

Maam Crodd Road, Oughterard, Ireland
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Maam Crodd Road, Oughterard, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Quiet Man Bridge was worth the time to stop , take photos and enjoy the scenery. Just watch for the sign to the small community of LEAM on R59. Take that road and you will see the one lane bridge ahead . There is...More

Thank NLPW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was hard to find and we drove past it a few times before we saw the entrance. It's not too far off the main rode and once you know where it is we were shocked we past it! When we went to visit it...More

Thank mallory215
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found by accident,very atmospheric, although its somewhat a short visit, great when its on the way somewhere

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sign taking you to the Quiet Man bridge was down when we went, so you have to look for the "Connemara Cottages" sign on the left about 5 miles/8 km's north of Oughterard on R59, as you pass over the bridge on the way...More

Thank Cosmo45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very pretty stone bridge in a remote area that is great for a photo, but there isn't anything else there.

Thank mamagoggle
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

We stayed near the Quiet Man Bridge so it was fun crossing the bridge and seeing it in the old classic movie. This area of Ireland was and is special and the bridge contributes to the entire experience. Go spend time in Western Ireland.

Thank rwhipple2
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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

A must see when visiting Connemara, just outside Oughterard, Co Galway, great photo stop. Let Celtic Chauffeur Services take you Around Connemara and the West of Ireland

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

A little tricky to find - just off the main road to Clifden but not marked well. You would have to remember the movie to know what you were looking for, but there is a signboard once you find it. There was roadway construction when...More

1  Thank dasco474
Reviewed April 8, 2017

Of course if you are a fan of the movie, you will want to see and walk across it. It's a vey tranquil place with scenery that is all Irish. Best if there are few there to spoil the pics, but still an easy stop.

Thank Dan L
Reviewed March 31, 2017

At one end of the town - you might drive across it before you realize what it is. You can park at the church and hop out for a few snaps before driving into the village. Watch for traffic - as this bridge is still...More

1  Thank phoenixesrose
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