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Falls Road

Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #30 of 156 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Driving
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We visited Belfast to learn more about the Troubles. Our Tour guide was Jack Duffin who is a Republican and Ex Official IRA member. We worried at first that his main objective was to get his political message across to tourists, but found him to be a knowledgable, warm, friendly guy who just wants to tell his story from his... More

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Carlow, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Was good seeing it. We drove up Fall's Road while we were in Belfast over night. A lot of history in the murals.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Had a brilliant trip around the falls road murals tell the story people are friendly so much culture

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Wells, Maine
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Walking up the Falls Road wasn't just a great walk through history, it was a great neighborhood with friendly people and good stuff to see.

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Limoges, France
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I couldn't tell you how it shocked me. I was aware of history but seeing these walls for real, topped with barbed wire still separating people, made me so sad. I was there with a Catholic Irish friend, I can't imagine how much it distressed him.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Wouldn't go near the place. Full of scumbags and crack heads. All murals portray IRA as victims when in fact they are the victim makers

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Nenagh, Ireland
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11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Being from the south of Ireland, visiting the Falls Rd made it all real I was sadend with the history and story of memorials, well worth a look...

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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

There is an energy on the Falls Road. I never felt unsafe, just sad. The "Peace Wall" seems inconceivable within the European Union. Necessary? I don't know.

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This is another area in Belfast that you must see. We hired a guide so that we could get an understanding of the murals and so forth.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We had a group tour here by a lovely taxi driver who gave all the information about the struggle on the falls and Belfast wonderful murals, some very sad but really worth a visit bring your camera

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