Galway Cathedral, Galway

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#1 of 15 in Historic Sites in Galway
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 tour planner.
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  • Beautiful cathedral, very large. An ancient and modern construction at the same time. The stained glass windows are modern and beautiful,
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  • The Cathedral was built in the 1960's and is well laid out. The windows are magnificent and the pews are made from wood imported from Africa!  more »
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  • One of the best places in Galway. The view is impressive, inside and outside the building. There is a gift shop inside the Cathedral that you can find some interesting religious articles.
  • This is a nice place to visit when you plan your trip to Galway. Amazing structural design and fine details.
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