Belfast Political and Mural Tour is one of the most popular tours in Belfast. 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 mainly 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 in if visiting Belfast (Belfast black taxi tour).
If you are planning on visiting Belfast and want to learn about the political and historical background of the city, then you must take the Mural Tours. These tours are led by local tour guides who are experts in providing valuable information about the murals, ‘The Troubles‘ and the conflict, and also share their extensive knowledge of the area.
The private Mural Tours of Belfast include the main Belfast Peace Wall that separates the Loyalist Shankill Road and the Republic Falls Road areas, which is a significant landmark in Northern Ireland and has been signed by both the Dalai Lama and President Clinton, adding to its historical importance.
Your private mural tour of Belfast is accompanied by a highly knowledgeable local guide. The Standard Belfast Murals Tour is the perfect length of 90 minutes, but you can always request an extension as per your convenience.
Don’t miss the opportunity to learn and explore the history and politics of Belfast. Book your Mural Tour now!
By paying a small deposit upfront, you can rest assured that your adventure Belfast Political and Mural Tour is fully booked and you won’t have to pay the remaining balance until the day after your tour.
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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.
The site on which the Tower stands was previously the site of the Sir Charles Lanyon-designed Falls Road Methodist Church, which opened in 1854 and closed in 1966. British Army observation post In response to Provisional IRA and INLA activity in the area, the British Army constructed an observation post on the roof in the 1970s and occupied the top two floors of the building. At the height of the Troubles, the Army was only able to access the post by helicopter.
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 neighbourhoods from predominantly Loyalist and Unionist Protestant neighbourhoods. 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.
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 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.
Returns to the original departure point or anywhere within Belfast city center
Q: How long is Belfast Political and Mural Tour?
A: Belfast Political and Mural Tour approximately 1.5 hours long.
Q: What is the typical group size for Belfast Political and Mural Tour?
A: Group sizes for Belfast Political and 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 Political and Mural Tour offered in?
A: Belfast Political and Mural Tour is offered in English and Turkish
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