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Murals of West Belfast

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Most interesting aspect of Northern Ireland visit!

By far one of the best experiences I had while in Northern Ireland (and Ireland, quite honestly... read more

Reviewed today
Darren G
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Self-guided walk

Using our Metro Day ticket and the very good instructions from Stuarty75, we took the bus from... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
kawan2
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Reviewed today

By far one of the best experiences I had while in Northern Ireland (and Ireland, quite honestly). I leveraged one of the "black cab" tours and had a guide that was actively involved during the troubled times. Since it was just me, I was allowed...More

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Using our Metro Day ticket and the very good instructions from Stuarty75, we took the bus from Queen Street to Falls Road. We saw the IRA memorial garden, Bobby Sands mural on the right hand side of the road at the Sinn Fein office. Then...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Very interesting to see these murals which depicting religious division of town. 2000 murals have been documented since the 1970s. Not all murals are political or sectarian in nature. Some of them commemorating events like Great Irish Famine, Irish mythology, etc. Murals representing peace and...More

Thank milankov
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Best advice to see murals is hire a taxi cab driver who is not from Belfast. We initially tried hiring a black taxi cab to take us but driver refused due to his reluctance to take tourists on mural tour. Be careful who you pick...More

2  Thank YankeeDevils
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Not only are these murals vibrant and well painted, they also portray the time of the Troubles form both the Unionist (Protestant) and the Catholic points of view. Highly recommend seeing them with a guide.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Took a discreet walk along the Falls Road to look at the famous (or infamous) Republican murals on a recent tour of Belfast, having never seen them live before. Despite being from the Republic many miles from Northern Ireland and not being a supporter of...More

2  Thank corrsid12
Reviewed 9 July 2017

To say Bobby’s tour was the best part of our time in Belfast would be an understatement. He and his tour were the best part of our entire trip to Ireland! He has a fantastic sense of humor, it was like being on tour with...More

1  Thank Julia W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Saturday afternoon 29th April and we took a drive around Falls and Shankill Roads and we saw the various murals on both roads, Republican and Loyalist. Each mural tells in pictures the horrors that the people of Northern Ireland endured in their recent history. The...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the Murals of West Belfast late in the evening, on a cold and windy day, so maybe that made it even more heart-wrenching. As you walk along the streets you might come across residents who will volunarily stop and tell you stories about the...More

1  Thank AnaScarlet
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Lots of people opt to go on an organised tour of the murals - either on foot or in a taxi - but since it would have worked out quite expensive for us to do that as just a couple, we decided to go it...More

1  Thank Emily M
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Response from corrsid12 | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for the question, I would mot know much about parking in Belfast city centre as I mainly went by foot to view and observe the murals on the Falls Road and the Shankill Road by foot and using the city's bus service... More
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