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Free Derry Corner

Rossville Street/Fahan Street, Derry BT48 6AQ, Northern Ireland
44-28-7126-7284
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Ranked #9 of 96 Attractions in Derry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks

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Ankaran, Slovenia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The Free Derry Corner is a must if you visit the city.There is so much history and emotion. Definitely worth a visit in Derry!!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

This essentially "marks the spot" of a critical event of the early civil rights movement. A visit to the nearby Free Derry Museum provides critical context to why it was constructed in the first place. Even if you think you know about the conflict, you will appreciate the museum. Along with the murals and small memorials, this is an easy... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Not just the free Derry corner but the whole of the bogside has so much history and it's both heartbreaking and heart warming to see what these people have been through and also what they have managed to build and still triumph.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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49 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Visited this as part of the Bloody Sunday tour given by family members of the victims. It was interesting to hear how this is the one mural that changes in town compared to Belfast where the murals change frequently.

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Larbert, United Kingdom
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17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Just a mural on a wall, part of the historical trail and if your in the city you can tick it off. Just down from the city walls

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Tipperary, Ireland
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140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Wow, after seen and hearing so much about this, it was lovely to walk around here and get pictures. All in the lovely bogside area, loads of things to see and do within walking distance like the Free Derry Corner, Murals and Free Derry Museum. We did it all ourselfs by foot

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Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This was part of the Free Derry tour and the explanation on the tour from Glenn Doherty explained the significance of the Corner. Moving to say the least.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Interesting in that the wall is updated (graffiti-ed?) to reflect modern crises. Thought it was bad taste the people who were having their photo taken posing in front of it.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The large posters depicting the process of the struggles to Free Derry are larger than life, with the result that looking at them makes you feel the helplessness the Irish must have felt to be so controlled in their activities, their worship, their occupations and everything in day-to-day life. Yet, the size of the posters shows an exuberance and pride... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

an essential stop on a tour of derry. part of the fabric of the city. easy to locate from the city centre

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