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Belfast Troubles City Centre Walking Tour (10.30AM)

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    Stop At: City Hall Donegall Square, Belfast BT1 5GS Northern Ireland

    Introduction to the tour and background information on the history of the Troubles

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Belfast City Centre and Laganside Walk, Departs from the City Hall, Belfast BT1 5GS Northern Ireland

    Visit the locations of some of the most important incidents of the Troubles, discover the stories of the people involved and the effects they had on our history

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cathedral Quarter, Belfast Northern Ireland

    Discover more about the history of the Troubles and the path to peace while exploring the streets and alleys of the newly regenerated Cathedral Quarter with it's bars and street art.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Belfast City Centre and Laganside Walk, Departs from the City Hall, Belfast BT1 5GS Northern Ireland

    We end the tour by the banks of the river Lagan, where we will show you how far we have come since the dark days of the conflict, explain how we achieved peace and talk about what the future may hold.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Highly recommended, wish I could give more than 5 stars. Learned a lot and our guide Paul was absolutely amazing. Incredibly knowledgeable and very friendly. Fluent English skills are necessary in order to get the most out of the tour. Make sure to go if...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Emily R
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Mark was a fantastic tour guide and this was a fantastic tour. We came away with a much deeper understanding of the recent history of Northern Ireland and the effects this history has on its present and future. I would recommend this tour to anyone...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank DanielHR_92
    dctoursbelfast, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Hi DanielHR_92, Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review of our tour, it's massively appreciated and fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed it! Thanks for rating us so highly! Best regards, Mark

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    This was an outstanding tour, a privilege to listen to our guide Paul . He gave a highly informed, sensitive and remarkably balanced account of the history of violence in NI and it’s roots. Worth travelling from Birmingham UK to do this tour!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank gerandniall
    dctoursbelfast, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Hi Geraldine & Niall, Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated and fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed it! Thanks for rating us so highly! Best regards, Mark

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We took the tour last Saturday morning with Paul as our guide. I had been looking forward to the tour since I first heard Paul on the Blindboy podcast, he did not disappoint. He is a deeply knowledgeable, engaging and amusing guide, highly recommend it...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank johnmack00
    dctoursbelfast, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi johnmack00, Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated and fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed it (and the podcast!) Thanks for rating us so highly! Best regards, Mark

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Brilliant tour given by a very knowledgeable tour guide. Gives a good overview of the history of the troubles with an in-depth look at a few specific instances that illustrate what life was like in 70s Belfast and Northern Ireland. I went into this tour...More

    1  Thank charl3000
    dctoursbelfast, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi charl3000, Thanks so much for taking the time to post your review of our tour, it's massively appreciated and fantastic to hear how much you enjoyed it! Thanks for rating us so highly! Best regards, Mark

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    jmtyu
    June 18, 2019|
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    Response from dctoursbelfast | Property representative |
    Hi jmtyu, Thanks for getting in touch, we are indeed still in business, and I've just checked our website and it's up and working. If you try searching for 'DC Tours Belfast' that should normally work. I don't think we are... More
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    April 27, 2019|
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    Response from collettes1980 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, the tour lasts around 2 hours but you actually don’t walk that far. It’s a slow amble, with lots of stops at important sites (with places to sit). Have a look at the ‘What to expect’ section on here. It’s not a taxing... More
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    AidanC199
    April 7, 2019|
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    Response from MarkClaudia | Reviewed this property |
    Aidan Just check the website, very user friendly and you will need to book in advance anyway. Regards Mark
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