PLACES OF INTEREST

PLACES OF INTEREST IN GALWAY

From the weird, wonderful and everything in between, you are sure to find something that sparks your intrigue and interest in Galway. There are many interesting, unusual, spooky and iconic attractions to be found scattered throughout Galway, Connemara and the Islands that are sure to leave a memorable impression on you.

For the movie buffs out there, be sure to visit the filming locations of the cult classic films such as ‘The Quiet Man’ and ‘The Field’, along with other popular feature films which were shot throughout Galway. What’s more, no visit to Galway is complete without discovering some of the iconic places associated with Galway!

For something a little different why not check out the unusual attractions and learn about their interesting facts that otherwise you may never have known. Alternatively, if you love a good ghost or paranormal related story be sure to read about old stories and rumors of places throughout Galway that were believed to be haunted or subject to paranormal activity!

FILM & TV

Visit filming locations of cult classic films such as ‘The Quiet Man’ and relive the famous scenes of John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara or re-enact some of your favourite scenes from popular films and TV shows such as ‘The Field’, ‘The Guard’, ‘Leap Year’, ‘Jack Taylor’ and much more!

ICONIC PLACES

Explore some of the most iconic places in Galway, places where there’s a high chance you probably have seen virtually before through social media feeds or otherwise. Alternatively, check out the lesser known places made iconic for it’s history or association to famous people of old.

UNUSUAL ATTRACTIONS

Delve into the unique and unusual but incredibly interesting side of Galway! Learn about unusual attractions such as uncommon features found in the natural landscape, interesting places, and curious man-made objects. You only think you’ve seen it all…  

HAUNTED & PARANORMAL

Read about the stories of unusual sightings and paranormal activity which are rumored to have taken place down through the years in Galway along with places that are believed to be haunted. Fact or Fiction? Legend or myth? We’ll let you decide…

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