The Hall of the Red Earl - Lester Gibson - cc

Hall of the Red Earl

The Hall of the Red Earl - Lester Gibson - cc

For history buffs with a capital H, we recommend the Hall of the Red Earl in Galway. Located near the central artery of the city, it is an archaeological remains discovered under a recent building. These remains expose one of the oldest buildings in Galway, which dates back to the 13th century!

Visit the Hall of the Red Earl in Galway

A building from the 13th century, integrated in a modern building.

The Hall of the Red Earl is a great testament to Galway’s history. Its archaeological importance has enabled it to be preserved and integrated into a newly constructed building.

Access is free of charge, and some explanatory panels will explain that this 13th century building was built by Anglo-Norman earls (The Burgh), who came to colonize the country and establish their power over the region.

It should be noted that the remains are above all foundations, among which you will be able to walk along a marked circuit. You will discover some objects also exhibited, which were found on the excavation site.

An interesting visit, which will give you a glimpse of the face of Galway in the Middle Ages!

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Address Address: Galway, County Galway
Lieu : (County Galway)

Coordonnées GPSGPS : 53.271025,-9.053681

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DurationDuration: 15 minutes

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