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Quiet Man Bridge

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Maam Crodd Road, Oughterard, Ireland
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“john wayne” (47 reviews)
“the main road” (10 reviews)
“nice scenery” (3 reviews)
Maam Crodd Road, Oughterard, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a bridge, never mind the bridge and head to the pub in Leenaun that’s the real place to head to get a pint and talk to the locals

Thank Tomas C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a bridge...over a brook. There is room to park on the street near the bridge. Lovely photo op. It is just off the N59.

Thank kimandandee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After getting lost a few times trying to find it, we successfully arrived. My friend was so excited to see scenery from a movie he loved. He felt a part of history.

Thank irene29576
Reviewed 11 October 2017

we had to stop as this is part of my favorite movie of all time. I was surprised that there wasn't a picture of Maureen O'Hara there as well as John Wayne. Kind of disappointed in that

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Quite and beautiful a true must do for John Wayne fans it's an easy side stop while you are touring the area

Thank Bubbaduck
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We visited this location in the late afternoon. It was so quiet and peaceful! We enjoyed the gorgeous views while there and on the journey to get there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly non-commercialised location from the old John Wayne film. It is in a nice location and is a must see for fans of the film. But...... it is just a bridge.

Thank Johnfcooper
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

They have removed the sign that used to be on the road so we missed it the first time passed and had to hit it on our return trip. This iconic bridge is well maintained and along with the picture of John Wayne sitting on...More

Thank sdlhgt
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We stayed in a condo near the bridge and had to go over it every day.If you love the film it was built for you would want to see it but it has no local historicall significance other than that.

Thank DonaldMichigan
Reviewed 18 July 2017

After being in Galway for the week on our last day of travelling, after visiting Cong and reliving The Quiet Man we couldn't manage to find the bridge - we gave up. But driving around just seeing the scenery we spotted it in the corner...More

Thank Zach F
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