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Quay Street

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Galway City Centre, Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Street entertainment

The best way to view Galway is by walking from Eyre Sq, down Shop St, High St, Quay St and finish... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leeds, United Kingdom
Vibrent Street

We were here at the end of International Arts week and the was a very good atmosphere here with... read more

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Galway City Centre, Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

The best way to view Galway is by walking from Eyre Sq, down Shop St, High St, Quay St and finish at the Spanish Arch. This is a pedestrian street with loads of street entertainment, most of which is very high standard. Find a cafe...More

Thank dunlotadhg
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were here at the end of International Arts week and the was a very good atmosphere here with lots of options.

Thank VHalpenny
Reviewed 3 days ago

We specifically got a B&B so we could walk to Quay St and Shop St. We enjoyed the atmosphere, the Buskers, and the pubs. We started with a pint and small lunch, and wandered until dinner and a few drinks afterward. A trip to Galway...More

Thank drtom100
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have to say every pub and restaurant do a sterling job or prompting the best Galway has to offer. A must visit

Thank Galwayfreak
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Take your time and enjoy the vivid atmosphere of Galway. Small shops, local pubs and street musicians will fill up your image.

Thank George D
Reviewed 5 days ago

We checked out the area during the day and it was all very vibrant and fun. There are cobblestones streets so if one has limitations it may be difficult to manuever.

Thank RoadWarriorInHeels
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This pedestrian area of Galway is packed with shops and food places. They range from local stores to big chain stores. There are plenty of street buskers which seem to have a strange unspoken schedule for when they switch over with other buskers. It is...More

Thank Aimee L
Reviewed 6 days ago

First time in Galway City and I can say it is very touristic. Place is full of pubs, restaurants and great walking tour. You will see some great bay and a bridge from one place to another. Spanish arch is also there.

Thank Ramadeva
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Quay Street is an extremely busy section of town restricted to pedestrian traffic and there are lots of pedestrians to interact with. Buskers of various style are positioned every 10m or so and depending on their popularity getting past the crowd enjoying the entertainment...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the busiest street in Galway. It has buskers every 10 metres or so and more pubs than you can count on 2 hands - and every one is full of people. There are souvenir shops, ice creameries and restaurants slotted in between and down...More

Thank tm2450
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Response from Lynne S | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Hinner P | Reviewed this property |
Just keep in Mind that good Friday is the only day in the year when no alcohol is sold in Ireland. Apart from that you should be fine not like Christmas day where towns and streets are like ghost towns.