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Belfast Original drivers from The Troubles Black taxi tour 2 hrs murals,history

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Stop At: Shankill Road, Belfast Northern Ireland

history of the area. We begin in 1690, when King William the 3rd arrived in Ireland to defeat King James the 2nd at the famous Battle Of The Boyne. There will then be an explanation about the recent troubles, which started in 1969 and ended when the peace agreement was signed in 1998.

You will be guided through the heart of Loyalist walk around the area, where your guide will explain the loyalist wall murals and what they depict. You will have the opportunity to take your own photographs of the loyalalist murals.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

The peace walls were designed to separate the Catholic (Republicans) and Protestant (Loyalist) populations. The first ‘peace lines’ were erected, following the outbreak of War also known as the 1969 “The Troubles”.

They were built as temporary structures, meant to last only six months. Due to their effective nature they were built higher, longer and made permanent. Today, the walls are adorned with art and messages of hope from tourists.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Falls Road, Belfast Northern Ireland

Visit the famous Falls road the birth place of the Provisional IRA was formed. Each section of this road and its political mural will be explained in detail and the reasons it exists.

The next stop is the Sinn Fein press office, which is the site of the the most famous mural in the world Bobby Sands mural. You will hear about the history of the Irish hunger strike in H Blocks Prison in 1981.

Duration: 45 minutes
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up at all Belfast city centre hotels for free
ALL CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS WITH HAVE TO PAY £30 CASH ONLY BRITISH POUND SURCHARGE PER TOUR ON THE DAY TO GUIDE

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belfast port
Duration
2m
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
  • Dinner - This tour you can ask guide to stop for drinks are snacks British pounds required
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Jim drove us through the "Troubles" and the "Murals".Having been a youth during the time hewas well versed in the happenings and historyof the troubled era in history without expressing favoritism for any side or group. His itinerary took us down alleys and side streets...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our knowledge of The Troubles was limited to what press coverage it got in Canada. If you’re like us, I’m sure you’ll appreciate a history of the issues in Northern Ireland from someone who lived through those difficult times. Our driver/guide really helped us understand...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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llovebelfast, Director of Sales at Belfast Famous Black Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi We so glad you loved our original black cab tour and enjoyed a changing city.All our guides have a connection with our troubled past and we looking forward to a bright future for our children.We hope to see you again with friends or family....More

Reviewed 13 August 2019

Never thought I’d be able to visit Belfast. Booked online and met up at Jury’s Inn. First hand account of the city from a native. Wild seeing the murals and the gates to close the walls. Unbelievable that such a thing exists. Our driver Chopper...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Dre G
Reviewed 31 July 2019

Honesty one of the best tours I have had. The driver I had (Brendan) was very informative, easy going and truly made the tour a great experience. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone of friends.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 18 June 2019

This tour was worth every penny that I paid! My guide, Dermot, lived through "The Troubles." He mentioned which side he was born into, but I was very impressed with his fairness and reason in which he spoke of the conflict despite the personal impact...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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llovebelfast, Director of Sales at Belfast Famous Black Taxi Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi We so glad you loved our original black cab tour and enjoyed a changing city.All our guides have a connection with our troubled past and we looking forward to a bright future for our children.We hope to see you again with friends or family....More

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Yes, the cab has plenty of room for 4 adults.
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27 August 2019|
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Yes, we had 5 in a van but regular cabs carry 4-6z
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