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Shankill Road

Address: Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Belfast City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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Ranked #17 of 141 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Driving
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Collected from hotel on time and with a very informative driver. We extended our tour by half an hour as we were so intrigued. Many murals all explained to us and back stories.

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West Central Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Steeped in history, we did a taxi tour of both the Shankill and the Falls Road, I would definately recommend the tour and was glad of a heat when we had finished!!!

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We went on a black cab taxi tour. The guide was a amdman lol. we ended up in a pub and then in his house. His children were great and his wife treated us like royality. Highly reconmended the tours. William and his wife Sinead were great hosts and a bonus for all of Northern Ireland. The people we met... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

worth a visit just to say you have been interesting murals on the walls, we did get stuck behind a loyalist march are the top end by the cemetery which is worth a visit also

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you know your history you might have some expectations about this part of town. We saw it on the EPIC walking tour and would recommend this option- even on a cold day. I was ready for an intimidating kind of place with murals of masked gunmen. However, whilst the reminders of sad history are there, efforts to "soften" the... More 

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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

My partner and I decided to go it alone, around Shankill Road on foot. There were a few taxi tours around, with guides. The Murals illustrate and evoke a lot of feelings. We decided to stop off at a nearby pub, a little frosty. Better to take a taxi tour as we didn't manage to get around all of the... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Have done trip before,on set tour, did this one with private hire , and got told a ,lot more, very interesting ,looking forward to our next return .

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Geraldton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Our hop on hop off bus took us for a tour down Shankhill Road and what an experience.To see the dividing wall between the two sides was heartbreaking.The British side proudly display their flags wherever you go.The other side muck more conservative. The drive along the road has some magnificient wall graffiti depicting some of the tragic past.These are a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

To see this in peace time brought home to me how awful things must have been and thankful that this is no longer happening,must visit

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

it made me thank god that peace has descended over Belfast it is to lovely a city to ruin. the peace messages are very touching and heartfelt.

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