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Guildhall

Guildhall Street, Derry BT48 6DQ, Northern Ireland
44-028-71376-510
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Ranked #3 of 104 Attractions in Derry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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belfast
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180 reviews 180 reviews
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This building has been refurbished and houses an exhibition. You are free to wander around and the staff are happy to answer questions

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Informative but did not have enough time to really enjoy what was on offer. But what we did she was very interesting and would return again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had a fantastic tour guide who took us around the Guildhall where we learnt how it came to be, how it got its name, how key Derry has been in Ireland's history and the history of the Guildhall. Lasts around an hour. I would strongly recommend to anybody.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were so lucky to arrive there as Gerry was startin his tour. He basically explains the history and impact of Derry on world's history just by explainin the amazing windows. Prepare to stand for at least 30 mins. Gerry is amazing, dont miss his free tours.

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Ireland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

What a stunning building. A unique experience with friendly staff, immaculately presented including the time capsule. FREE to view with an exhibition in situ.

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Perth, Australia
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The guildhall is a beautiful building inside and out and looks like a church, but has never been one. It has a huge interactive exhibition about the plantation, when british settlers were encouraged to come here. Upstairs is a room for hire which is covered in amazing stained glass windows that tell most of the history of Ireland. If you... More

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Derry
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11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Ideal for tourists coming in to Derry to see this amazing building with beautiful stained glass windows and steeped in history. If in pop in for cup of coffee to the lovely Guild café. A definite visit for tourist and visitors to Derry.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

we went in here on an open day and were allowed upstairs, wow what a fabulous building full of history and all the people working there were so nice x

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Rathfriland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My wife and I visited the Guildhall yesterday and received a free guided tour of the upstairs rooms. The guide was a gentleman by the name of Gerry (didn't catch his surname). Gerry turned out to be very entertaining with his historical stories of Londonderry. A great raconteur who added to the experience of our visit by showing great enthusiasm... More

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Malahide, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We only had time to do the ground floor where there was a very informative exhibition on the Plantation of Ulster. All the signs are trilingual- Gaelic, English and Ulster Scots.

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