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Spanish Arch (The), Galway

Spanish Arch (The) - Galway, Republic of Ireland
Spanish Arch (The)
Bridge Street, Galway, Republic of IrelandMap
+353 91 53 4600
Neighborhood: City Centre (Galway)
Overview

History does not clearly indicate whether the arch that still stands here is part of the medieval city wall.It is believed that the arch may well be an extension built in 1584.It was utilised as a lookout post, from which the advance of unwanted buccaneers could be spotted. The "Spanish Arch" actually consists of two arches.The front of the Arch is part of the historic Fishmarket area, where Claddagh women would traditionally sell freshly caught fish.

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  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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