Guided tour

Belfast: Murals Taxi Tour

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Belfast: Murals Taxi Tour

Activity provider: XploreBelfastMurals
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Explore the Falls and Shankill Roads on this taxi tour of Belfast. See iconic murals and learn about the city's political history.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup optional
Hotel pickup in the city center
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 7 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Travel back in time to the Northern Irish Troubles through murals and storytelling
  • Drive through Protestant and Catholic communities in an iconic black taxi cab
  • Witness the Peace Line and learn about its history and why it gets locked daily
  • Visit landmarks dedicated to locals and learn about their importance to Belfast
  • See the Divis Tower and the place where the Troubles started on Bombay Street
Full description

Immerse yourself in the history of the Troubles in Belfast on this taxi tour and see some of the city's most iconic murals. The murals depict the most important events and figures in Belfast's political history.

Get picked up from your hotel and head to your first stop, Divis Tower. Learn about its importance during the Troubles and take some photos. Continue to the International Wall and learn about the wall's current murals. At your next stop, the Peace Wall, hear its history and write a message on the wall. Continue to West Belfast to see several political murals and hear their stories. Stop at Bombay Street to see where the Troubles started and visit the memorial garden.

Learn about political segregation at Crumlin Road Gaol before continuing to Lower Shankill, Belfast's main Protestant area. Here, see the Shankill's most important murals and learn about their history before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private air-conditioned transportation

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    Meeting point

    Meet your driver in the arrivals hall of the airport. The driver will be holding a sign with your name on it.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • The tour will take place in a historic black taxi
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

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    Great trip, can thoroughly recommend Jim, knowledge and enthusiasm second to none and certainly a education in the troubles.

    April 10, 2022

    words can not describe this tour absolutely excellent the guide is so knowable amazing !!

    April 8, 2022

    Excellent tour, our tour guide Jim was very knowable, would highly recommend him

    March 25, 2022

    Product ID: 407412