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Unusual but work

Lovely to see the beautiful walls included in a modern shopping centre. The information on the wall... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Dublin, Ireland
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Great to see some old wall tastfully preserved

Pleasant surprise in a new shopping centre to see part of the old city wall. Very well integrated... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Chris K
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, there are medieval castle walls within this shopping mall. It is so cleverly landscaped into the building that it's almost easy to miss if you're not looking for them. I like that they have descriptions of the walls during Galway's past. Very informative and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Lovely to see the beautiful walls included in a modern shopping centre. The information on the wall is very informative and enough to keep your attention. Worth a visit!

Thank JenK105
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Pleasant surprise in a new shopping centre to see part of the old city wall. Very well integrated into the design. Modern latte set sitting next to it drinking coffee.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Odd place to build your mall, but there it is built to encompass the old city walls. City walls lose some of their charm, I think.

Thank bumpkin13
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Within the Eyre Square Mall are a portion of the original Galway City walls from the 1200s. Surrounded by shopping, this historic gem is certainly in an unusual location. I am glad they spared this when they built the walls and reached this unusual compromise....More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

It never occurred to me when we went into a shopping center and I imbibed coffee while my wife shopped that afterwards we would find historical artifacts and learn so much about the history of Galway. A serendipitous and pleasant discovery.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The mall is good, a bunch of good shops with great deals. I love some medieval stuff however, a bit odd to have such a historic wall in the same place you can buy a pair of socks....

Thank EricaCherch
Reviewed 26 July 2018

One one hand, it was odd to see such antiquities encased in a shopping mall. On the other, it was great to see the old preserved and new thriving all in the same locale.

Thank annajenkins63
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Interesting place to visit - quick stop off as you are visiting town but nothing that is overwhelmingly important to see - if you are in the area go check it out but not likely worth a specific planned stop. Cool to see the wall...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

Ran into the mall to buy something we had forgotten to pack and there it is - a lovely piece of the original city wall of Galway. Somehow, right in the middle of all the stores, it reminds you where you are. I smiled!

Thank sharrongeg
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