Highlighting the Celtic culture and its heritage, Brigit's Garden is an award-winning themed park that is a local favorite, as well as a quite popular spot with tourists. Located in Galway, the popular garden features structures that are characteristic of Celtic architecture like the fairy fort, roundhouse and the stone chamber, to name a few. Apart from the cute, fairy tale locations within the site, the programs and games organized to benefit the children also attracts many visitors. Big on magical grandeur and old world charm, you'd definitely love it here, no matter what your age is.
Monroe's hosts the best rock bands and offers a wonderful gastronomic experience. One of the popular music venues in the city, this is where some of the Galway's best upcoming bands keep the crown alive with their music. Apart from good music, Monroe's is also known for its many local specialties, tasty beers and an atmosphere that's filled with excitement. A real must for rock and good food lovers.
Galway's only aquarium has been a great success with the public, especially with children. Indigenous fresh and seawater species can be seen in re-created habitats. Through the reinforced glass you can watch a variety of sea life, including conger eels, trout and the amicable thornback ray. The shark enthusiast can view spur dog, bull huss and tope varieties. Afterwards, unwind at the Lighthouse Café and wander through the Mermaid Giftshop. The Atlantaquarium provides an adventurous and enjoyable family day out.
Dunsandle Castle is a 15th century structure which served as a residence to many famous Barons in the area. This magnificent castle shows prominent influence of Gothic architecture and the construction is unique from the normal Irish constructions of that period. The castle has many rooms for diverse purposes like the ice room, groin vault, killing room etc. Some of the main attractions of the mansion is the stone chambers, the great hall and the spiral staircases. A lot of carvings can be seen on the walls of the castle; especially in the stone chambers and the castle has been converted into a house museum.