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Galway Docks

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Address: Galway, Ireland

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The sea in the city

A nice walk along the quay and the boats. There's all types of boats, people working with the boats and tourists, a nice mix for a stroll by the water.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Uppsala, Sweden
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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I ended up staying at an Airbnb just off the Docks. It was fun to see the ships come in and out. It was also pretty cool to see the festival set up! Quite a cool place to be at! Definitely try to hit up a concert just next door or any of the restaurants lining the docks! All A++++++++++++++... More 

Thank Christopher J
Tipperary, Ireland
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180 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

No good reason to visit galway. Tidal restrictions and expensive limited facilities. Better head north to Rossaveel and catch a bus to Galway.

Thank Paul H
Novato, California
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48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful place to relax, lay out or explore. But be careful. I could just see someone walking around with their face in the cell phone falling off one of these docks. Pay attention to where you are walking here. There are some great views of Galway from here.

Thank Sullimeag
Pearland, Texas
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24 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

The docks are right by the Spanish Arch and across the river from Claddagh. Look for the swans! They are beautiful. We also saw an otter one night.

Thank LindaHouTx
Saint Louis, Missouri
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Loved the colored buildings, but dress warm as it is always cold and windy near the water. Fun place to walk around and take photos. And did I mention the swans, yes they are beautiful.

Thank Mooreadog
Uppsala, Sweden
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275 reviews
86 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A nice walk along the quay and the boats. There's all types of boats, people working with the boats and tourists, a nice mix for a stroll by the water.

Thank karinmax
Old Orchard Beach, ME
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Excellent place to walk around with a cup of coffee first thing in the morning. It was quiet and calm and a great way to start the day.

Thank Nibailey
Galway, Ireland
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432 reviews
204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 324 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

View of the docks as you stay at the harbor or eat in the fantastic view restaurants right on the Doc and take in the ships arriving views or just the sea view.

Thank Anna N
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Ok for a quick look on the way past but not worth making an effort for. Small and not really a great outlook.

Thank Tony H
Darwin Australia
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262 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Nice for a stroll & soak up the seaside atmosphere, enjoyed looking at the boats, could get up close to the fishing vessels.

Thank StewyNT

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