Belfast Mural Tour

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Belfast Mural Tour For those cruise ship visitors to Belfast

Explore Belfast with a knowledgeable local guide and see what Others Miss with this private Belfast Mural Tour. This popular tour takes you to both sides of the community and showcases the very best of Belfast’s famous murals, See the famous murals on Falls Road and Shankill Road, where they depict their war efforts through amazingly detailed Murals. 

The name ‘The Troubles’ was used to describe the period of history in Northern Ireland between 1968 and 1998 when there were violent clashes between the two communities. 

Belfast is a beautiful, vibrant city with a thriving nightlife scene it is a popular holiday destination, but it has a conquered past. For over 35 years, the city was enthralled in a bloody civil war. Fought between the mainly nationalist catholic community and the main loyalist protestant community.

Out of the chaos came some of Belfast’s most recognizable landmarks, its Murals. Belfast Mural Tour will take you from east to west, north to south, taking in both sides of the community and how they depicted their war efforts through amazingly detailed Murals.

Northern Ireland has become famous for the Murals painted in almost every area of the country. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory.

These wall paintings often look intimidating, but they have become as much of a tourist attraction as many of the regular attractions within Belfast and beyond, and one of the must-do tours if visiting Belfast

On this tour, you will visit Falls Road and Shankill Road.  Cross the ‘peace line’ or ‘peace wall’ that continues to separate both communities.  Both sides have used murals to tell their story, celebrate their past, and raise awareness about how political decisions affected their communities.

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The Standard Belfast Murals tour offers a unique experience for those interested in exploring the vibrant street art and culture of Belfast through the eyes of a local guide. 

During the 120-minute tour, you will have the opportunity to discover hidden gems throughout the city that showcase the artistry and history of the area. However, if you find yourself yearning for more time to bask in the captivating murals and immersive storytelling, the tour can be extended upon request. 

By unlocking the secrets of Belfast’s street art scene, you will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the history and culture surrounding these stunning murals. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience Belfast in a whole new light and book your private mural tour today!

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Belfast Mural Tour Itinerary

This is a typical itinerary. It can be modified to suit your individual needs and desires.

Divis Tower: It was built in 1966 as part of the now-demolished Divis Flats complex, which comprised twelve 8-story blocks of terraces and flats, named after the nearby Divis Mountain. The tower, a vertical complex of 96 flats housing approx 110 residents, was designed by architect Frank Robertson for the Northern Ireland Housing Trust

International Wall Falls Road Murals: Northern Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory.

Clonard Monastery: Clonard Monastery is a Catholic church and monastery, located off the Falls Road in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The complex was developed by the Catholic Redemptorists’ religious order. Members of this religious order came to Belfast originally in 1896.

Bombay Street memorial garden: In 1969, a sectarian mob burned 1,500 residents from their homes on Bombay Street, Belfast Around 1,500 Catholic families were left homeless. 

Peace Wall: The peace lines or peace walls are a series of separation barriers in Northern Ireland that separate predominantly Republican and Nationalist Catholic neighborhoods from predominantly Loyalist and Unionist Protestant neighborhoods. The first peace lines were built in 1969, following the outbreak of the 1969 Northern Ireland riots and the Troubles They were built as temporary structures meant to last only six months, but due to their effective nature, they have become wider, longer, and more permanent.

Shankill Road and Murals: The Shankill Road (from Irish, Seanchill, meaning “old church” is one of the main roads leading through west Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland It runs through the working-class, predominantly loyalist area known as the Shankill.

Crumlin Road Jail/Gaol: Crumlin Road features two imposing structures of Belfast’s criminal justice system, the Crumlin Road Gaol (Jail) and Courthouse. Please note there is no time for the official Crumlin Road Jail tour.

Additional Information

  • This is a private Belfast Political and Mural Tour / activity. Only your group will participate
  • Private Tour and Professional guide
  • Free pickup and drop-off from Belfast cruise terminal
  • Our Tours do not include Entrance fees
  • Admission charge to Giants Causeway, Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Beverages

Departure: Location changes with every customer depending on individual requirements please ensure that your pick-up location is included in your booking inquiry. This tour begins with a pick-up from any location within Belfast City Centre Free of charge.  Any location outside of Belfast will be at an additional cost.

We pick-up from

  • Belfast Cruise Ship Terminal
  • Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour
  • Address, or Intersection, Monument/Building
  • Airport

 Airports

  • Belfast International Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Belfast City Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
  • Airport pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast)
  • Also Available outside Belfast Anywhere in N. Ireland / Dublin at an Additional Cost.

Port
Belfast Northern Ireland Ports Belfast Cruise Terminal
Free Port pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast) We adjust our times to suit the ship’s arrival and departure.

Return Details
Returns to the original departure point or anywhere within Belfast city center

  • There is a walking on what are sometimes uneven surfaces during this tour. Please come dressed appropriately for not only the season, but also for the activity
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Lightweight raincoat just in case

Q: How long is Belfast Mural Tour?
A: Belfast Mural Tour approximately 1.5 hours long.

Q: What is the typical group size for Belfast Mural Tour?
A: Group sizes for Belfast Mural Tour are capped at a maximum of 7 travelers.
We also cater to large groups (price on request)

Q: What languages is the Belfast Mural Tour offered in?
A: Belfast Mural Tour is offered in English and Turkish

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