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Shankill Road

Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #24 of 154 attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites
Activities: Driving
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belfast
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Go have a walk up the shankill. Loads of shops, bars cafes, grab yourself a bargain in a few shops. people are busy but friendly, you can pass the time in taking in the atmosphere as you slowly make your way up the road. you would be lucky enough to catch a band parade on the road, its great atmosphere.... More

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Nenagh, Ireland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

As with my review on the Falls Rd u cant visit 1 without the other, the history and story told from the memorals ar upsetting

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
31 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I walked the length of Shankill Road. At first I was nervous, because I heard a lot of bad things about the area. But in reality it was an amazing experience. The people were friendly. It was amazing to see the protestant murals. My ancestors are Scots-Irish, so for me this was a way to learn more about family history.... More

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maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We learned about the Northern Ireland "troubles" and how it all started, as well as the state of things today. Ours was a Black Cab tour and well worth it.

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

I never really liked this either. A split city where people compete to be more patriotic than their neighbours over the "Peace Wall" with Union Jacks and slightly in your face murals everywhere. A celebration of might. I gave it 3 out of 5 because I think people should see it.

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

This is a must see in Belfast. This area is part of the history of Belfast. We highly recommend that you hire a guide so that you can get the history of the murals. We spent about 2 hours because we had a guide.

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Sydney, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

A very interesting place to visit. Good to see people who are proud to be British. Felt perfectly safe & people very welcoming.

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Llangefni, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

It was well worth the walk down the Shankill and some of the surrounding estates, and to see their murals, red white and blue kerbstones etc. I must say though that even though we felt completely safe in the area - in view of all that went on there in recent years - we did get a sense that the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

After hearing the bad things about this part of the town I thought I'd make a visit. I couldn't find anything bad about this lovely part of town. There appears to be a beautiful community spirit here, with lovely murals and displays of remembrance for the people who has lost their lives. It's also worth sitting down and having some... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Shankill road is a bit run down now as alot fast food places are takeing over it but the people there are very welcoming and any review you read that say's go to Fall road is of the community that hates the Shankill road people so dont let that stop you from takeing a look here ( just dont wear... More

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