Galway is a city in the province of Connacht in Ireland. It is one of the largest cities in Ireland, and it is the only city in the province. It is located on the western coast of Ireland and it sits on the River Corrib between Lough Corrib and Galway Bay. It is considered as Ireland’s Cultural Heart, which means that it is bursting with culture and history that even those who do not know that much about Ireland would be able to gain a lot of knowledge just by going on a vacation in Galway.
The first thing that you should do once you decide to visit Galway is to make sure that you’ll have a place to stay in while on vacation. You can choose to reserve a room online or be more adventurous and look for a room or cottage once you get to Galway. From the airport, hire a car in Galway and look for that perfect hotel room or traveler’s inn. Just make sure that you’ll be safe and sound wherever you may choose to stay, which is not a problem in Galway.
Ireland is known for its music, its street performers and pubs. Expect the same in Galway, especially since it is known for its culture. It is also known for its festivals, such as the Galway Arts Festival and the Macnas Parade. Rent a car in Galway and go to the most popular culture hubs, like the Eyre Square, one of the main squares in Galway. Have fun while listening to Ireland’s finest music and sampling Galway’s unique culinary specialties.
Look for a car for rent in Galway and head on over to Galway’s places of interest to understand more about Galway’s culture and history. Places worth visiting are Lynch’s Castle, Galway Church, Galway’s City Museum, the Church of Ireland St. Nicholas' Collegiate Church, the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and the National University of Ireland, Galway. Aside from these buildings, you can also drive by the Spanish Arch, Hotel Meyrik and the monument of Christopher Columbus.
Galway is one of those cities that are very interesting but are underrated. A visit to Galway would be worth your time and money as you learn more about Ireland’s culture, history, music and arts.
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