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“Just beautiful” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Galway Cathedral

Galway Cathedral
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Historic Galway City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off
Ranked #4 of 133 things to do in Galway
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Chester, New York
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Just beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

I take many photos all over and I really enjoyed the photos taken at the Cathedral. It is worth the visit.

Visited September 2013
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“A Must to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

A very unusual austere looking building built of traditional lime stone in the 1950's; however it looks hundreds of years old.
Inside it is quite simple but with a lovely homely feeling.
The cathedral is a short walk (10 mins) from the bottom of quay street along a picturesque walkway from Wolftone Bridge alongside two rivers, the lower Corib and the upper river (unusual, almost like a canal).
Well worth a visit and the entry is free!

Visited September 2013
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Scituate,ma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Majestic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

It is awe inspiring. The architecture of this building is incredible. It has quite the unique location.Check out the alters and the connamara marble.

Visited November 2012
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Old but new”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

This heavy stone building was only finished in 1969. It has a traditional design, an enormous mosaic behind the altar and some memorable stained glass windows.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Impressive cathedral, but enjoyed the walk there more”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

We walked there from the town centre so had a good view. The cathedral interior is very impressive: marble floors from Connamera and cedar ceilings from Canada and beautiful stained glass windows with the usual religious images. However other than the interior, not much else to see inside. St. Nicholas Church was more interesting.

Visited September 2013
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