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Address: City Centre, Derry, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-7137-7577

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Very informative and well hosted! Even though the weather didn't permit the complete tour, it was still very worthwhile. Our tour guide certainly knew her job and her... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Very informative and well hosted! Even though the weather didn't permit the complete tour, it was still very worthwhile. Our tour guide certainly knew her job and her information was balanced and well presented.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Fantastic is the word that comes to mind! An absolute must for any trip to Derry. Amazing to think it took so long to build them and how long the walls have been there. A pure piece of Derry history not to be missed .

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

You can walk around the walls at your leisure or else you can take a guided tour. We chose the first option and thoroughly enjoyed it. I have been to the city many times but I had never walked the walls before. Plenty of sights to see and points of interest along the way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

If your in the city a must is to visit the walls, and find out about the vast history of this beautiful place. It is both a moving and fascinating experience, from the views over the Foyle to looking over to Bogside which in itself is a must see to get the full thought provoking experience, if you don't you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Take a guided tour. The views are nice, but there is so much history beyond what signs can impart. Chat with several tour guides and pick the approach you want. I prefer the guides who relate the centuries old history to the Troubles which occurred in my lifetime. And I prefer the ones who even handedly educate about both the... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Our knowledge of Derry was limited to what we had seen on the news, we didn't know that Derry was a walled city. So this was a pleasant surprise. It would have been better if we had read up on the history of the area. It would have added to the information on the boards around the walls.

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Moncton, NB
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

It was very interesting to walk around the city wall, over the gates. Being up on the wall provides great views of the city. Best to start at the top and walk downhill.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The 400 year-old completely preserved walls which encircle the city centre are unique in Ireland and one of few in Europe so should not be missed. You can do a complete circuit walking on the walls which are very wide and make a very pleasant and interesting walk away from the hustle and bustle of the streets below while affording... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Interesting sights and a history going back to the beginning of the 17th century, and later the siege, when the supporters of William III were under attack by the forces of James II. Note that this part of Derry is quite hilly!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It a real must if you visit the city, you practillay have to go to them anyway so ya might as well! Lovely

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