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Historical Road

We were driven around this Area with a friend of ours who lives here-Heard a lot about events on this Road in the Past and was fascinated with the Murals dotted around.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whatever religion you will be moved by what now seams like senseless violence but back in the day was oh so real. The murals depict the horrors of what occurred and sit amongst a normal bustling street life. There is an information center but we traveled along the Shankill road in an open top bus listening to the commentary.

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Province of Alicante, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked down from the Woodvale area through the Shankill to the city centre. A very interesting walk as there are murals ,flags,plaques and memorials scattered the length of the road commemorating victims of the troubles ,of the men who died in the First World War and of the strong ties this area has to the UK . Plenty of... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The open top bus tour is a great way to see around the city and hear about the history and relevance of various parts of the city.

Thank RDAW
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour bus does an amazing job taking you to all corners of the city and it is great that everyone can go anywhere and everywhere and see all the sights we have only heard about.

Thank jennyseward
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not let the past put you off of this area. For anyone interested in recent history and/or politics this is a must. Having done the bus tour on the Friday, I decided to go for a wander on my own on the Monday having walked the Falls Road, then the Belfast Peace wall I walked down the Shankill Road,... More 

Thank MattSudol
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were driven around this Area with a friend of ours who lives here-Heard a lot about events on this Road in the Past and was fascinated with the Murals dotted around.

Thank Dickrhos
Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Clean area, proudly british, plenty to see here, with lots of history/murals etc. Friendly locals will make you feel at home (unless maybe you're a nationalist)

Thank ukrmaro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely murals but so sad that the city is still divided-which I did not know until recent visit. Worth a visit

Thank liz1910
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the shankill road as part of the hop on hop off bus in Belfast. The road itself is in a relatively deprived area on the outskirts of Belfast and is similar to any other deprived area in the UK apart from the loyalist artwork and flags adorning many of the shops and businesses around the area. The area... More 

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Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The continued tensions and mistrust are evident in these communities. The Mona Lisa gunman is still being painted. The murals are still be painted and updated. It seems to be a fragile peace, but an important one.

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