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“Big oppressive building”
Review of Galway Cathedral

Galway Cathedral
Ranked #5 of 139 things to do in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed May 20, 2013

I am not religious but I can appreciate the the beauty, history, architecture and spirituality of churches and cathedrals. However this large cathedral whichr completely dominates the galway skyline, is dark, austere and oppressive, and left me with a cold depressing feeling. Perhaps this was the intention of the church in 1960's Ireland.

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Reviewed May 20, 2013

Very impressive in size, but it was not the most beautiful. Park in the church parking lot, mut cheaper that the one behing the cathedral.

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Reviewed May 20, 2013

Very peaceful with very nice interior. An excellent place to visit & to start a walking tour of Galway

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Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

Worth the walk! The marble flooring is gorgeous. Do a little research about this church before you visit. It can seat up to 5000 people! A must see in Galaway.

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Reviewed May 13, 2013

Beautiful stretch of coastline and a super walking area. Well maintained and clean. The locals walk along here at all hours and it certainly is a nice place for a leg stretch and some fresh air.

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