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DC Tours - A History of Terror

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A History of Terror is a 2.5 hour tour. It covers 1.5 miles and visits 7 sites in Belfast city centre where some of the most historically important incidents of the conflict known as 'the Troubles' took place. You will learn about the Troubles...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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City Hall Front gates | Belfast City Centre, Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland
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+44 7716 949460
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Reviewed yesterday

This is my second visit to Belfast, and the second time I’ve taken this tour. Tour Guide Paul Donnelly is an Irish and Troubles historian with a gift for elegant descriptive. His personal experiences and detailed knowledge of the violance that ravaged Belfast for 30...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This tour offers a vivid portrayal of the Troubles in central Belfast, plus what seems to be a fair accounting of what led to the Troubles, the impact and the legacy. It takes you to sites where bombings occurred and describes in detail what happened...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I went on a DC tour on a recommendation from a friend. We were not disappointed. On a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon we had a glimpse of the gloomy days of Belfast past. The tour was taken by Paul Donnelly. It was...More

Thank Louis6419
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had heard about Donzo through the Blindboy podcast. Donzo uses his training as a historian to deliver an unbiased approach in reporting the contentious, polarising events from the Troubles. He does so in a light-hearted way. Well worth it...

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Paul our tour guide was excellent! Very knowledgeable and interesting tour regarding history of Ireland and the Troubles. Highly recommend!

Thank snoooylouis55
Reviewed 3 days ago

Paul was an excellent guide to the troubles, particularly the period in the early 1970s when bombs and attacks were a regular part of life in Belfast. Lots of entertaining personal recollections, combined with historical facts, as well as insights into current life in the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Gabe was our guide and his unbiased and informative style helped us learn so much about the history of this conflict. He took us to several sites in the City Centre where various attacks took place, and described the people and the incidents in such...More

Thank HappyNCTraveler
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thank you Paul! You had my attention the entire tour( I do get bored easily!). I learned so much about the “troubles” in Northern Ireland from your personal experiences and knowledge of the time. You paced the walk so it was very comfortable for the...More

Thank Karen S
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 5 days ago

As a child, I saw the “troubles” through a television set and some pictures in Life magazine. Paul, our guide, is a teacher now with a degree in political science but lived through the troubles as a child. When he was four a store a...More

Thank RobHum
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great opportunity to get a feel for what was going on in 70's that brought such death and disorder to a lovely country. A very pleasant walk through the down town core, bring back the memories of the tensions between Protestants and...More

Thank Ron6674
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Ron6674 Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of our tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that you rate the tour so highly! Best regards, Mark

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Lovely P
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Response from PatOcarson | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact them directly, they are a small operation and depends on availability of the guide.
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Umm, I just went on the tour. Best email them directly!
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