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The Medieval City Walls

Eyre Square Shopping Centre, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 568 302
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Ancient City Walls

We were in the shopping mall when we came upon the medieval city walls. I have to give them credit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
travelingbeachbum00
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Hidden in a downtown mall:A mall hidden downtown

Had I not been with a friend who knows the city well I would never have discovered this incredible... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
joseph445
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Compiegne, France
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Eyre Square Shopping Centre, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 568 302
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in the shopping mall when we came upon the medieval city walls. I have to give them credit for incorporating them into the mall so beautifully. If you did not know it, you would think that the builders just included this as an...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had I not been with a friend who knows the city well I would never have discovered this incredible medieval wall of Galway. I had lunch beside it as there is a large choice of restaurants along the wall. A good place to have a...More

Thank joseph445
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Inside the shopping centre but look fresh and new as if built a couple of years ago good feature to the shopping centre

Thank Am M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

The medieval wall is mixed in with the older part of the town. It is even the mall. It is worth seeing parts of it while you tour the City

Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It is incredible to find the Medieval Walls within the Eyre Sq Mall. But there they are -- huge and beautiful. Just another one of the hidden historical places in the City. Head down Druid Alley for another.

1  Thank BTravelin47
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We came to the mall to grab a quick breakfast and came across the medieval walls within the mall. We thought it was a great way to preserve an historic part of the city and incorporate it within a modern structure.

Thank ct-cruisers
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We happened upon this exhibit as we were walking through Galway. It appears that the walls were uncovered while excavating to build a mall and then the stores went up around them.

1  Thank Alexandra T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Stopped in as part of my walking tour of Galway. It was amazing that they preserved these ancient walls within a modern shopping center. You will want to sit at the cafe by the old walls and enjoy a cup pf coffee or tea.

1  Thank Frank C
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We went in specifically to see the wall which was neat, but also strange that there is a mall around it - glad we saw it but plenty of other monument and buildings to see if this isn't on your list

1  Thank Erin F
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was just part of the Galway experience for us. I wouldn't have missed seeing the walls, but it certainly would not have been a destination just for its own sake. Seeing them was just part of a very nice holiday.

1  Thank drtom100
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