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Galway Cathedral, Galway

Categories: Architectural Buildings, Sacred & Religious Sites, Tourist Spots
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Tour Galway Cathedral, one of the most architecturally notable buildings in the city. Built in 1958 on the grounds of a former prison, the site is officially named Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas. Admire the Renaissance-style dome and pillars, along with the church's rose windows and intricate mosaics. The dome, at 44.2 m (145 ft), can be seen on Galway's skyline. Visit for Mass, held every day, to listen to the organ play and choir sing. Work out when and for how long to visit Galway Cathedral and other Galway attractions using our handy Galway trip generator.
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  • Floors, rails, etc were of the beautiful Connemara Marble. Very large, not historic. Pretty setting on the river. 
  • Beautiful temple, old and with interesting bas-reliefs. If what is said is true, we cannot know, you can be Irish exaggeration
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  • I'm not a religious person by any means, but I'm always taken aback by how wonderful religious architecture can be. It's rare to see a house of worship so modern (the Cathedral just celebrated its 50t...  read more »
  • Beautiful, urbanized Cathedral that is an easy walk to in Galway. Would be a mistake to miss it!
  • Spectacular building. Definitely worth a visit if your coming to Galway.
  • Its my first church I saw in my life. Such a beautiful Church. Amazing art inside. I loved it.
  • It's an okay experience. Disappointed to find out how new the cathedral is. But it's pretty enough. Not worth walking from the old town.
  • Nice cathedral. Interesting in the fact that it was builed very recently.
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