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Address: , Belfast, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 2890748922
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Excellent tour of Belfast

We went down the Shankill road as part of the Belfast city bus tour It was brilliant The tour guide was fantastic and very informative and witty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
County Cavan, Ireland

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

The Shankhill is the complete reverse of the Falls Road with loyalist flags, bunter, memorials, Orange and Scots influence. My favourite is the Diamond Jubilee pub. A WARM welcome and local pub with the dividing fence between Republicans and Loyalists at end of the side road. A pub with 'troubles' history frequented by locals.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Having left a review for the Falls Road I feel I have to do the same about the Shankill Road as they each give their own perspective on the conflict or 'the troubles' as they are colloquially known. I feel it is very sad and actually quite disgraceful for these roads to trade on and exploit the sad past where... More 

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Girvan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I loved seeing the shakily road the people in all the shops were nice and polite and the murals were beautiful and there were lots of them they were so pretty

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County Cavan, Ireland
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137 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We went down the Shankill road as part of the Belfast city bus tour It was brilliant The tour guide was fantastic and very informative and witty.

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Pakenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

A Friday afternoon visit and the contrast with the Falls Road is striking; yes plenty of murals of equally good quality but the major difference was the activity going on. More shops, more people and of course more traffic. If it wasn't for the murals you could be in any small British town. As others have said it's worth a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

If you're visiting Belfast, you need to see Shankill Rd and Crumlin Rd. Drive yourself, take a private taxi tour or the hop on /off bus but do it. You'll feel totally safe. It's hard to believe that this used to be a war zone and still sporting gates that close every night. Was surprized that neighbourhoods are still segregated... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Tour bus of the city took in Shankill Road which was a focus in the news in the 60's. I would recommend any visitors to the lovely city of Belfast to undertake this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

As recommended by many, a great way to see and get a basic understanding of the troubles is to take a guided tour of the heart of the area. Depending on your tour guide, you may get a excellent first hand experience of what went on and what it was like to live thru the violent times. You'll also see... More 

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Shepton Mallet, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

An eye opener, you can't go to Belfast without visiting the Shankill road, Its a great little city go

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Queensbury, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I went to Charleston, South Carolina NOT Belfast ( which is on my bucket list) I stayed at the Comfort Suites 2080 Savannah Highway. Rooms were large , clean and comfortable. Met Angela, she was a hospitality mgr and very helpful to strangers. Breakfast was incredible for self serve Visiting back in Charleston on the 17th. Definitely recommend this Comfort... More 

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