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Falls Road

Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #30 of 155 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Activities: Driving
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Napa, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We took the Black Cab Tour to view this history laden neighborhood. The murals are powerful testimony to the human condition these troubles created. The memorial parks are equally telling as are the defensive measures erected in the form of cages, walls and wire. Our guide was able to give us personal anecdotes about some of the people depicted upon... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Did this as part of our bus tour. It is very interesting and gave us a great insight into another part of Belfast. Very historic! Worth a visit whilst in Belfast!

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8 reviews 8 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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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
14 helpful votes 14 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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15 helpful votes 15 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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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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