Galway's Latin Quarter, Galway

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A highlight for many visitors to Galway City is strolling along the medieval pedestrianised streets. The area is characterised by buskers, boutiques, unique shops, cafes, bars, & restaurants. It has rightfully earned its unofficial title as 'The Latin Quarter'. Well, now it's official and with support from Failte Ireland & Galway City Council, the area has adopted the name ‘The Latin Quarter’.
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  • We arrived in Galway when it was already dark - as I went in the fall, it darkens early, around 4:30 p.m. However, this was no problem, quite the contrary, stressed the beauties of Christmas decorations scattered everywhere. I didn't get into any trade, though, I could see that there were many shops with local clothing and decoration, which were very cute! :) It is worth going at this time of year, because the charm of Christmas décor creates a very cozy atmosphere!
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  • Galway's Latin Quarter is a quirky place, it's the cultural heart of the city. It's a good place to wander around, we found several artists and craftsmen selling their wares. The Latin Quarter has som...  more »
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  • Except for its name (yet another example of Ireland giving away its own culture for the sake of tourism), it is a beautiful street with much to do till very late. You will struggle to find seats at bars here, as if you were in temple bar, but you will definitely have some fun and meet some characters.
  • Beautiful area, but beware of the tours.. they simply didn’t allow us enough time to take in everything in the area
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