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This working-class neighborhood of West Belfast came to prominence during the Northern Irish conflict, when it served as a stronghold for loyalist paramilitary organizations. The peace walls that separated Shankill from the neighboring Falls Road to curb sectarian violence are now covered with political murals.

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Official World Famous Belfast Taxi Tour

Official World Famous Belfast Taxi Tour

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Get a local’s insight into the Troubles that divided Belfast and how they shaped the city and its street art on this intimate street art tour. See colourful murals created by both Republican/Nationalist and Loyalist/Unionist communities, including the celebrated Peace Wall, as you travel around Belfast with ease in your very own Private Transportation! You will visit the areas that where deeply scarred during the conflict as well as learning over 800 years of history. Your guide will provide visual aids to help you imagine how life was like during the Troubles and your tour will visit the politically charged murals from both sides of the divide as well as stopping at the memorial gardens to the dead, stops include a visit to the peace lines and peace walls , you will get to write your name on the largest Peace Wall in Western Europe and leave a message! We Also Provide Umbrellas for when it's raining! Several start times are available so this Private tour will slot into most schedules.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.19
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$53.19
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City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Explore historic Belfast in an open-top double-decker bus on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour.  With your 1- or 2-day pass, create your own adventure with possible stops at wall murals in Falls and Crumlin Roads, St George's Market, Titanic Dock, and Albert Clock. Enjoy unobstructed views, colorful onboard commentary, and a personalized itinerary.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.02
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$21.02

Belfast's Political Mural Taxi Tour

Belfast's Political Mural Taxi Tour

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At Belfast.tours we pride ourselves in providing our customers with a professional,informative and thought provoking tour.All our guides have grown up and lived through this most recent conflict in Irish history. This is real people with real stories. Our Belfast mural taxi tour guides have over 20 years experience and use their natural gift for storytelling to share the stories behind each mural,building, the neighborhood and Belfast's history. Belfast is an ever changing city with a fascinating history and no-one tells it's stories better than our guides here at Belfast.tours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.04
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$35.04

2-Hour Black Taxi Tour of Belfast’s Murals and Peace Walls

2-Hour Black Taxi Tour of Belfast’s Murals and Peace Walls

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The Belfast Murals and Peace Walls are among the city’s most significant historic sites, and visiting with a guide provides important background information about Belfast’s turbulent past. Visit the Falls Road and Shankill Road sites on this 2-hour black taxi tour and listen to stories from your guide, a cab driver who lived and worked in the area during The Troubles.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.23
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$82.23

Belfast Political Tour-Conflicting Stories in Two Taxis

Belfast Political Tour-Conflicting Stories in Two Taxis

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Step across Belfast’s divisions—and learn what life was like during the Troubles—on this powerful, two-in-one tour. You’ll have the rare chance to explore the city with two different guides: both former political prisoners, one with Loyalist and one with Republican allegiances. In their company, you’ll learn more about the era in history, will see the city’s murals, will tour Catholic Falls Road and Protestant Shankill Road, and more.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
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$70.08
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Belfast Private Cultural Tour by taxi

Belfast Private Cultural Tour by taxi

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Allow us to take you on a incredible journey full of history, culture and conflict. We take you to the biggest outdoor art gallery in the world . Our guides are all local having lived their lives in the shadow of the world famous peace wall. Any visit to Belfast is incomplete without taking one of our famous Belfast tours.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$42.05
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$42.05

Belfast Black Cab Tour

Belfast Black Cab Tour

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Experienced and Accredited Guide. Maximize your time here in Belfast, see the main sites and gain deep insight. Suitable for Tour Guides or Visitors to our City. My prices are per Cab not per Person so six can travel for the same price as one. This ensures that a solo traveler will get the same attention as six
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$91.10
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$91.10
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Black Cab Tour mural & political 2 hours

Black Cab Tour mural & political 2 hours

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The situation in Northern Ireland is quite sensitive and complex. To best understand the history of the area and people’s political views, travel with guides who go into great detail about different political views during this Belfast political mural tour. Ride in traditional black cabs to multiple murals around the city, and hear stories about the issues that took place during the 35 years of conflict. You’ll also make a special stop at the Peace Wall.
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  • 2 hours
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$102.79
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$102.79

Belfast’s political taxi tour

Belfast’s political taxi tour

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All street art is political, but Belfast’s is more than most. Get a unique perspective on the city’s troubled past as you tour murals and peace walls painted by people from both sides of the conflict. Travel door-to-door in a private black taxi, with a driver/guide who drove war reporters around the city during the Troubles.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.82
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$130.82
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2 hrs Belfast Taxi Tours Original Drivers who worked throughout The Troubles

2 hrs Belfast Taxi Tours Original Drivers who worked throughout The Troubles

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Enrich your knowledge of Belfast history, and meet someone who put their life at risk during The Troubles—an original black cab driver, who provided a transport service to the people of Falls Road and Shankill Road. This informative tour is a great choice for first-time visitors to Belfast. Enjoy commentary throughout so you learn as you travel and don’t waste a moment. See the Belfast Murals and learn about stories from The Troubles that you likely wouldn’t find out about alone.
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  • 2 hours
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$81.29
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$81.29

Belfast Bike Tours

Belfast Bike Tours

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This is the best way to see Belfast, you will feel the city around you. There is no other tour where you can experience so much, go places others can’t, feel as though you know the city as well as the locals by the end. You’ll be guaranteed to have a smile on your face by the end, we can’t wait to see you.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.49
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2 hours Belfast Original Drivers from The Troubles Black Taxi Tour

2 hours Belfast Original Drivers from The Troubles Black Taxi Tour

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We have been est over 25 years and our company is unique as our work force is 50% Republican and 50% loyalist work force and as seen on RICK STEVES and ANTHONY BOURDAIN Travel programme
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  • 2 hours
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$80.37
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Belfast Political Mural Street Art and Peace Gate

Belfast Political Mural Street Art and Peace Gate

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Belfast has a strong cultural of street art, and the Northern Irish city is particularly known for its numerous political murals inspired by themes from The Troubles. With this walking tour, you'll get to see many of the most significant murals in the city and get the chance to visit a project called Re-imagining, which helps local communities create murals of their own.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.23
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$25.23

official world famous Belfast taxi mural tour

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official world famous Belfast taxi mural tour

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Learn all about what life in Belfast was like during the Troubles—and discover many of the city’s most vibrant and powerful murals—during this private, black-cab tour. Pick a tour time that works best for your schedule, and meet your driver at your local hotel (or other preferred pickup point). You’ll embark on a several-hour tour of the city. See many of its major highlights, discover numerous murals from the era, and hear first-hand stories from your guide as you go.
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  • 2 hours
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$69.24
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Belfast Black Taxi tour

Belfast Black Taxi tour

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Every city has it’s shopping and coffee culture but Belfast city has a unique past after coming out of 30 years of conflict.Your guides are the original  drivers who had to transport their communities through the bullets and bombs of THE TROUBLES and have their lives at risk every time they seat in their black cabs. The North of Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country . These pictures of IRA ,UVF murals are often flashed around the world on news bulletins or used as a backdrop when interviewing people. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory. These wall paintings often look intimidating but they have become as much of a tourist attraction as many of the regular attractions within Belfast and beyond.
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  • 2 hours
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$102.79
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Private Tour: Belfast Political Mural Tour - by TaxiToursNI

Private Tour: Belfast Political Mural Tour - by TaxiToursNI

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*** COVID-19 Regulations Being Followed *** Our Belfast Mural Tour is conducted by local guides that grew up in the areas you tour through with first hand accounts of the war within Belfast. The city is renowned for the art and stories that it tells through the art on the walls, throughout this tour you'll hear the dark stories and their troublesome truths. We provide the tour in Executive Mercedes Vehicles to give an experience in luxury! Belfast City was one of the most divided cities in Europe from 1969 through to the 2000's, with small changes in society there has been more inclusion from both sides of the wall and a cultural shift to a more relaxed view on the politics that once governed the streets. The Belfast Mural Tour will bring you back in time to 1969 where you will be shown the different areas throughout the city where the events unfolded. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes will see you cover both sides of the wall, the Falls Road, Shankill Road and more!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$77.09
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$77.09
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Peace Wall Taxi Tour

Peace Wall Taxi Tour

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On your Taxi Tour you will learn about the history of The Troubles and see how this has shaped Belfast into the city it is today. I've lived through The Troubles and have plenty of first-hand stories to share. Some of the places we'll visit: - Falls Road - Shankill Road - Crumlin Road Goal - Peace Wall The tour is flexible - if there's somewhere you want to go then just ask!
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes to 2 hours
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$35.04
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$35.04
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Black Cab Tour world famous 2 hours adventure

Black Cab Tour world famous 2 hours adventure

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History enthusiasts that want to unpack the complicated history of The Troubles shouldn't miss this private guided tour, where you explore Belfast in a London black cab. Join your guide—one of the drivers that shuttled passengers along the Falls Road and Shankill Road—and learn all about this challenging moment in Ireland's history. As you go, enjoy your guide's live narration, check out historic photographs, and stop to marvel at the now-famous Belfast peace walls.
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  • 2 hours
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$93.44
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Black Taxi tours and Mural Taxi Tour

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Black Taxi tours and Mural Taxi Tour

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The Peoples Belfast black taxi Political tour allows you listen to the Real people and see the REAL Belfast. Learning all about the troubles in Belfast, what it was like to live through, What happened during the troubles and what it’s like now since the peace process, All drivers have lived through the troubles driving the streets for a living and can give a primary account like no other.
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  • 2 hours
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$79.89
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black taxi tour original drivers 2 hours

black taxi tour original drivers 2 hours

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This tour offers a unique chance to travel with the original drivers who put their lives at risk every day during The Troubles trying to provide a transport service in their black cabs to the people of The famous Falls road and Shankill road. This riveting journey into the most recent conflict in Irish/Brtish history. Your local knowledgeable guide will provide you with an insight into the famous murals and epic peacewalls around Belfast. Your tour is transport based, travel in our luxurious classic London cabs.
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  • 2 hours
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$99.05
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3 hour Original Black Taxi Political, Mural, Peacewalls History Tour of Belfast

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3 hour Original Black Taxi Political, Mural, Peacewalls History Tour of Belfast

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IN-DEPTH 3 HOUR POLITICAL MURAL HISTORY TOUR Every city has it’s shopping and coffee culture but Belfast city has a unique past after coming out of 30 years of conflict.Your guides are the original  drivers who had to transport their communities through the bullets and bombs of THE TROUBLES and have their lives at risk every time they seat in their black cabs. The North of Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country . These pictures of IRA ,UVF murals are often flashed around the world on news bulletins or used as a backdrop when interviewing people. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory. These wall paintings often look intimidating but they have become as much of a tourist attraction as many of the regular attractions within Belfast and beyond.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$140.16
$186.89
$46.73 savings
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$186.89
$46.73 savings

Belfast Political Tour-Conflicting Stories Walking Tour

Belfast Political Tour-Conflicting Stories Walking Tour

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Explore Belfast with local guides during this half-day walking tour. Join ex-political prisoners, who served time in jail for standing up for their beliefs, to learn about the political history of Belfast. Hear stories about the two opposing views of The Troubles and visit city landmarks including the Peace Wall and the murals along Shankill Road.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$32.24
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$32.24

Private Belfast City Sightseeing Tour

Private Belfast City Sightseeing Tour

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Appreciating the historical context of Belfast’s conflict-related attractions can be tricky on a self-led tour. Benefit from the undivided attention of your guide on a private tour of city sights and murals, and gain intimate insight into landmarks such as the Shankill murals, Clonard Monastery, and Titanic Quarter. Transfer between dispersed points of interest with ease via private vehicle, and relax with hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$476.53
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IRA Troubles Conflict Private Tour Museum Graves Murals and Political Analysis

IRA Troubles Conflict Private Tour Museum Graves Murals and Political Analysis

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This tour has been highly recommended by universities around the world hugely popular for people interested in political conflict studies.This tour is unique as it specialises in Irish Republicanism by a Professional Guide with a unique insight into the conflict as well as Irish History. Your guide is also a member of Sinn Féin and an Irish Republican Political Activist and is fully equipped to give you an in-depth analysis of the conflict from an Irish Republican perspective and view from the start in 1969 to the present day, as well as the last 848 years of British Occupation. From 1969 until 1997, the Provisional Irish Republican Army conducted an armed military campaign primarily in the Northern part of Ireland (the occupied 6 counties and England and Europe,aimed at ending British rule in Northern Ireland in order to create a united Ireland. We will visit areas that ordinary tourists do not have access to you will gain Access to a Private Museum not open to the general public.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.61
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$190.61
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Should I book Shankill tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Shankill can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Shankill 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Shankill costs USD 21.02. Guided Shankill tours start around USD 21.02 per person.
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