Quay Street, Galway

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Explore Quay Street, one of the city's most lively and fun areas to see on foot. This street is one of many that stretch south from Eyre Square toward the Corrib. Take a stroll and admire the beautiful historic buildings, window-shop at one of many artisan boutiques, and people-watch from a café or restaurant. Don't miss a stop at one of the pubs along the way. This street is known for having some of the best nightlife in Galway because of its welcoming atmosphere. Use our Galway online sightseeing planner to arrange your visit to Quay Street and other attractions in Galway.
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  • We visited here at night time. Very quaint with great pubs and restaurants and shops. A lovely atmosphere no doubt aided by pedestrian streets. Definitely worth visiting Quay street.  more »
  • Lots of shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs. Well worth a visit while in Galway. Restaurants and pubs may be crowded when you go in, but be patient and in a short time you will get a table.  more »
  • When for a stroll after the pub to get some fresh out. Streets were clean and there was a great buzz in the pubs, restaurants and shops. Lots of locals and tourists around.  more »
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