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City Walls

Address: City Centre, Derry, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-7137-7577
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Ranked #1 of 138 things to do in Derry
Type: Historic walking areas, Sights & Landmarks
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Letterkenny, Ireland
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491 reviews 491 reviews
254 attraction reviews
643 helpful votes 643 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Derry's walls can be found on the left bank of the Foyle, or cityside, and despite three sieges, were never breached, giving Derry the nickname of "The Maiden City". Originally there were only four gates, but three were added later, giving a total of seven. It takes about 30 minutes to walk the entire length, which would include some stops... More 

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Randalstown, N. Ireland
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5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Myself and my wife did the Martin McCrossan walking tour of the city walls. Excellent tour very knowledgeable and funny in parts with a cup of tea or coffee free at the end. Great value at £4

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belfast
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Great guide, very interesting and informative, amazing views over the city. Most enjoyable. Would highly recommend.

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Auckland, NZ
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118 reviews 118 reviews
20 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We had a tour of the Derry walls on a brilliant but very cold January day. They can be quite exposed so if the wind is blowing, rug up. The tour was fascinating and gave great insight into aspects of the city history but, most importantly, to the progress now being made to emerge from the shadow of the troubles.... More 

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Iqaluit
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7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We really enjoyed walking the city walls. The stories are amazing. So wonderful that they have been saved.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It is great that you can now wander around the city walls which are full of history. There is enough information for you to wander around by yourself but of course you can also take a guided tour if you want more information. There are lots of stopping off points along the way, for example the Cathedral and St Augustine's... More 

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Belleville, Canada
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Walk through the walled city. It isn't very big. Walk the entire wall then go down to visit "Bogside" you will learn much from the murals. Visit the businesses there; go in for a pint. A great attraction and very interesting. We also took the walking tour as well. It was excellent!

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The walls are on of the few remaining City walls remaining in the UK and Ireland . well worth seeing as they are well preserved. and give may different views of the city.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent tour of the city walls are available from City Tours a very interesting and informative experience and great value for money

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Well, you cant not visit the walls, a great experience, on your own or with a guide. This can be enjoyed on your own, with family, friends and is interesting to most age groups. Best with a guide, but will cost, by your self its free to walk around but you wont learn the history etc. Tourist information centre attached... More 

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