Fodor's Expert Review Spanish Arch

Galway City Historical

Built in 1584 to protect Spanish ships that were unloading cargoes of wines and brandies at the quays, this impressive stone arch is now the central feature of the newly restored Spanish Parade, a riverside piazza that draws a gathering of buskers and leisure seekers.

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Spanish Parade
Galway City, Co. Galway  Ireland

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