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Falls Road

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Address: Belfast, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 07808912543
Activities: Driving
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Nice Walk Down Falls Road

I walked from the Europa to Falls Road then across the Peace Wall and back down Shankill. I stopped in a few shops and bars and mingled with the most friendly folks in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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snnrwd64
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I walked from the Europa to Falls Road then across the Peace Wall and back down Shankill. I stopped in a few shops and bars and mingled with the most friendly folks in the world...I recommend getting off the bus or taxis and walking this route. It is hard to believe the past problems in this area with all the... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Visit the Shankill and visit the Falls, both streets are symbols of two different religions, two different political ideologies two different cultures, two different flags but visit them they look the same, the people are the same, they have the same problems and truth be told they are closer than even they know. Both streets run parallel to each other... More 

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Killarney, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

To understand the conflict in the North you should visit the local pubs and republican murals, graveyards, monuments, to get both sides of the story visit the Shankill Road in a black cab tour.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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50 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

In stark contrast to some other parts of Belfast which tourists will be visiting, The Falls is representative of the poverty which now exists in Industrial Victorian Cities across the UK. The murals which adorn walls along the road, depicting domestic and international political messages, smack of bitterness, and fail to help promote what should be a more positive Post-Conflict... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Interesting, especially for tourists... but it could do with a touch of paint to spruce it up, and more could be added! Perhaps that's just the view of a belfastian that sees it all the time though :)

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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61 attraction reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The only way to understand this road is to do so with a local otherwise it's just road with rough murals We did our tour with Brendan who explained the reality of living there thank goodness the troubles are nearly over It's a shame for both sides It's thought provoking it's just crazy it's still like this U

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Manhattan, Kansas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

There is some mediocre street art on the walls. Nothing of any significance. The area is not that safe and not recommended for toursits.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

I'm not entirely sure what makes Falls St. an attraction. Yes, it has that creepy feeling of olden days but I'm not sure as to its allure. Other than that it is run-down street with questionable attractions. The murals are the only unique thing I would consider worth stopping by and spending more time on - ideally with some local... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A must-do place to go - I just did it on foot and minded my own business. Place felt totally safe on foot, but the raw wounds are still there.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

So much culture and history and full of lovely people, plenty of little cafes resaurants and coffe shops to enjoy, there is also the gaeltacht quarter which is wonderful.

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