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DC Tours - A History of Terror

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
City Hall Front gates | Belfast City Centre, Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland
+44 7716 949460
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Reviewed today via mobile

Honestly one of the best tours I've taken. Paul is a warm and engaging guide, hugely intelligent and informed about his subject, and the tour is deeply researched and rich with information but also brings the emotion, the tragedy and longterm consequences of the Troubles...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Paul, our guide, was absolutely brilliant. Engaging, educating, informative, friendly and just so listenable. We came away from the walk wanting to go again and just continue to listen. We heard so many stories with no allegiance to any particular side. A real must for...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Hugely informative walking tour of the centre of Belfast moving between sites of some of the many incidents that happened in that lovely city during The Troubles. Don’t expect to see much evidence of what happened, but Paul will bring to life, not only what...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Did this recently after many months of meaning to “get ‘round to it” along with a couple of friends - all local. I think everyone else on the tour was a tourist. Found Gabe very balanced in his interpretation of the ‘troubles’ and excellent at...More

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2  Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We drove up to Belfast from Dublin. Stayed one night. It’s only about a 2 hour drive. We are from the US and had a basic understanding of the history of the Troubles. This tour really put it all in perspective and gave a clear...More

1  Thank Mynonnie
Reviewed 3 days ago

Paul Donnelly is a legend! Insightful, honest, a great orator. A Seannachie in the truest sense. He delivers a balanced, moving account of the history of the great city of Belfast. He transfers you back to the time of the "Troubles" and leads you through...More

1  Thank Stoif
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Months later my friends and I are still discussing the experience we had. Our tour guide was Paul. From the beginning he established himself as knowledgeable, friendly and an excellent tour guide. The tour felt very personal as Paul talked us through his own experiences...More

2  Thank Paul G
Reviewed 5 days ago

A History of Terror is a fascinating look at some of the events that have taken place over the past 40 years. It tells the stories of the people that were involved, both the victims and perpetrators told in a way to get an appreciation...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With only two days in Belfast, I knew that I would have to plan my visit wisely. As someone who is interested in history and cultural attractions, I felt that this tour was an excellent use of my time. Tour guide Paul is incredibly knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Chloe P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The wind was baltic on this saturday 27th october, but this moment with Paul in Belfast Center is a great memory. We have appreciated the singular approach of the Troubles and the way DC Tours choose to talk about. We have felt the will to...More

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Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Safari49468317271 Many thanks for taking the time to leave such a detailed and thoughtful review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated. It's clear that despite the different languages we speak that you understood and appreciated so much of our message! It's fantastic to hear...More

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Lovely P
17 May 2016|
Response from PatOcarson | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact them directly, they are a small operation and depends on availability of the guide.
Michael H
25 February 2015|
Response from Missjane06 | Reviewed this property |
Umm, I just went on the tour. Best email them directly!