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World's Famous Belfast Taxi Tour

Prepare for your adventure where your local guide who will take you on a tour of the world famous Belfast murals where you will learn how the troubles/conflict began, of daily gun battles and explosions!

Discover the poignant and politically charged artworks that adorn Belfast’s streets on this 1.5-hour tour of the Belfast murals. Learn about the city’s compelling street art and how its striking murals marked the conflicts and protests of The Troubles of Northern Ireland. See the colourful murals created by both the Nationalist and Loyalist communities, including the notorious Peace Wall, featuring the signatures of the Dalai Lama and President Clinton.

per adult from

$299

AUD

Duration

90 to 120 minutes

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if requested)
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Divis
    • Entry/Admission - International Mural Wall Divis Street
    • Entry/Admission - Peace Wall
    • Entry/Admission - Shankill Road
    • Entry/Admission - Peace Wall Belfast
    What's excluded :
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Divis, Belfast Northern Ireland

    This is a personal guided tour around the famous Belfast murals. Painted by ex-prisoners from both sides of the community, these murals tell individual stories of conflict, community strife, civil rights and unrest, stories of inspiration, prison protests and much more. Your guide, using local knowledge, will relate stories to you in an understandable format, using photographs/video from the 1970s onward depicting the neighbourhoods you will visit. You can almost feel the atmosphere as you stand at the exact spots these events took place on over fifty years later in the present.First Stop is at the Welcome Wall at the very start of the World Famous Falls Road the Heart of West Belfast which is a Republican Area. Your Guide will show you the Amazing Wall Art Associated with the 854 Years Old Republican Struggle for Irish Freedom. You will also see the infamous Divis Tower which was Occupied by the British Army as an Observation Tower and a Snipers Nest During the Troubles!

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: International Mural Wall Divis Street, A 501 Divis Street, Belfast BT12 4AL Northern Ireland

    The Largest Outdoor Gallery of Politically Charged Art in Western Europe, Capture amazing Photos of Republican Wall Art including the Ten Hunger Strikers who gave their lives for their Political beliefs in 1981 including the Revolutionary Icon Bobby Sands. Your guide will explain the Battle between the Iron Lady aka the former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. You will also see murals associated with other conflicts around the World including Palestine/Israel, the most recent Mural to the addition is that of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter Movement. Other Murals include Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
    This is also where you will Capture a Photo of the Peace Gates and your Guide will explain their significance.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Peace Wall, 15 Cupar Way, Belfast BT13 2RX Northern Ireland

    Capture Photos of The peace lines or peace walls are a series of separation barriers in Northern Ireland that separate predominantly republican and nationalist Catholic neighbourhoods from predominantly loyalist and unionist Protestant neighbourhoods. They have been built at urban interface areas in Belfast, Derry, Portadown and elsewhere. The stated purpose of the peace lines is to minimise inter-communal violence between Catholics (most of whom are nationalists/Republicans who self-identify as Irish and Protestants (most of whom are Unionists/Loyalists who self-identify as British.
    The peace lines range in length from a few hundred yards to over three miles (5 km). They may be made of iron, brick and/or steel and are up to 25 feet (8 metres) high. Some have gates in them (sometimes staffed by police) that allow passage during daylight but are closed at night.
    The majority of peace walls are located in Belfast, but they also exist in Derry, Portadown and Lurgan

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Shankill Road, Shankill Rd, Belfast Northern Ireland

    Find out about King Billy the bonfires and the House of Orange, see the murals from the Loyalist Shankill Road including Stevie "Top Gun" and see the flags which adorn the Shankill which is seen as the heartland of Ulster Loyalism, your guide will explain about the part that Loyalists played during the Troubles, you will also stop at the Bayardo Bar Memorial as well as seeing pictures of the Queen and UVF paramilitaries.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Peace Wall Belfast, 15 Cupar Way, Belfast BT13 2RX, UK

    Next stop is at The largest section of the infamous Peace Wall where you will see where the US President Bill Clinton as well as the Dalai Lama signed the wall, Here you too can write your name and leave a little message as well as an opportunity to take pictures to show your friends and followers on social media!

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up Free Central Belfast-Extra Costs outside Belfast CentralCruise Ship Passengers Extra Charge of £30Airports
    • Belfast City Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
    • Belfast Intl Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
    Ports
    • Belfast
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 18 people per booking
    • Tour start times are 9am 11 am 1pm 3pm 5pm
    • Please state when booking your pick up point and preferred time
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Giants Causeway Tours

Activity ID: V-102681P1

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