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Belfast: Murals Taxi Tour

Activity provider: XploreBelfastMurals

Belfast: Murals Taxi Tour

Activity provider: XploreBelfastMurals
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From US$ 36.80 per person

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Explore the Falls and Shankill Roads on this taxi tour of Belfast. See iconic murals and learn about the city's political history from your experienced local guide.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Hotel pickup in the city center
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel back in time to the Northern Irish Troubles through murals and storytelling
  • Drive through Protestant and Catholic communities in an iconic black taxi cab
  • Witness the Peace Line and learn about its history and why it gets locked daily
  • Visit landmarks dedicated to locals and learn about their importance to Belfast
  • See the Divis Tower and the place where the Troubles started on Bombay Street
Full description

Immerse yourself in the history of the Troubles in Belfast on this taxi tour and see some of the city's most iconic murals. The murals depict the most important events and figures in Belfast's political history. 

Get picked up from your hotel and head to your first stop, Divis Tower. Learn about its importance during the Troubles and take some photos. Continue to the International Wall and learn about the wall's current murals. 

At your next stop, the Peace Wall, hear its history and write a message on the wall. Continue to West Belfast to see several political murals and hear their stories. Stop at Bombay Street to see where the Troubles started and visit the memorial garden.

Learn about political segregation at Crumlin Road Gaol before continuing to Lower Shankill, Belfast's main Protestant area. Here, see the Shankill's most important murals and learn about their history before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private air-conditioned transportation

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    • The tour will take place in a historic black taxi
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    5 /5

    based on 90 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.9/5

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    This was a great experience and we’ll worth the money. Jim was very accommodating as we arrived late however he still carries our the full tour. He painted a real sense of what events took place throughout the troubles and was very experienced and knowledgeable on the subject. Couldn’t recommend this experience enough especially from Jim. 10/10

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    September 29, 2022

    Our driver Jim explained in detail and clearly how and why The Troubles started. This has given us a clearer picture of this piece of Belfast history. We now think we can better imagine what the situations have been like on both sides. If you are interested in this part of Ireland then this activity is highly recommended.

    September 27, 2022

    Brian was an amazing guide, very knowledgeable, friendly and funny! Would highly recommend taking a tour from Brian. Would definitely do this again if in Belfast. Brian was clear in describing each area and mural. Brian is clearly passionate and enjoys his job which made the tour even better!! Best part of the trip to Belfast!!

    September 14, 2022

    Product ID: 407412