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Belfast Troubles Historical Walking Tour

Highlights
  • Informative commentary ensures a greater understanding of Belfast’s past
  • Get an intimate glimpse into the city as you walk from the Cathedral Quarter to the River Lagan
  • Seek out the sites of significant and often tragic events
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Belfast Troubles Historical Walking Tour
From US$23,65
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Belfast Troubles Historical Walking Tour
From US$23,65
Overview
Since the official end of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, Belfast has flourished, though the impact of the 30-year conflict is still keenly felt by those who live there. On this walking tour, you'll visit locations where key events took place and get an insider perspective on the conflict, its lingering effects, and Northern Ireland’s path to peace.
What to Expect
Itinerary
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Stop At: City Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Introduction to the tour and background information on the history of the Troubles

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Belfast City Centre and Laganside Walk, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Visit the locations of some of the most important incidents of the Troubles, discover the stories of the people involved and the effects they had on our history

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cathedral Quarter, Belfast, Northern Ireland

Discover more about the history of the Troubles and the path to peace while exploring the streets and alleys of the newly regenerated Cathedral Quarter with it's bars and street art.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Belfast City Centre and Laganside Walk, Belfast, Northern Ireland

We end the tour by the banks of the river Lagan, where we will show you how far we have come since the dark days of the conflict, explain how we achieved peace and talk about what the future may hold.

Duration: 20 minutes
Reviews (477)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent including for locals

A born and bred Northern Ireland local, I took my son aged 22 to help him understand what happened during those dark days that I grew up during. Balanced, reflective, humane history moving from general background to specific incidents as they played out in Belfast...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RobertBangor
markwU8396WB, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi RobertBangor Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Gabe's tour, it's massively appreciated. We are always particularly interested to know what locals think of the tour and it's fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Raw, balanced & informative

First hand account of what it was like to grow up during the ‘Troubles’. Gabe gave factual & balanced insights into a number of key events. Standing outside buildings & on the streets, really brings it home the high levels of tension & division that...More

Thank SupaHon
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Supahon Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Gabe's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile
Must do tour

Don't hesitate to book, totally worth it! Excellent tour, Gabe was our tour guide very informative and interesting. Definitely recommend!

Thank rach-cork
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hi rach-cork Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Gabe's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Now I understand thanks to a great tour by Mark!

You will not regret booking this tour. The highlight of our trip to Ireland! Very informative and the city and its history comes alive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Judith M
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hi Judith It was lovely to meet you folks, and many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of my tour. It's massively appreciated and fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 1 December 2018
Excellent mix of reverence and humour

One of my favourite walking tours and well worth paying for. Paul was a great guide (especially so since it was his birthday!) blending a huge amount of local knowledge that included the politics and the drama of the Troubles in Belfast. The balanced view...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sam P
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

Hi Sam P Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear it's one of your favourites and that you rate it so highly! Best regards, Mark

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Sarah H
29 August 2018|
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Response from Suzie B | Reviewed this property |
If you have no other option it would be fine - you are on hard ground and it's very flat. It's just a nicer experience to have a wander without carrying a heavy bag. Personal choice I guess! :-)
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Sarah H
29 August 2018|
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Response from DebboMc11 | Reviewed this property |
No, just round Belfast city centre.
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southerncath
11 May 2018|
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Response from BronwynH621 | Reviewed this property |
I missed this too. I had to pre-book my tour. Their website might yield the answer you seek.
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