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An amazing view of the history of the Bogside.

Walking the streets in Free Derry on the Bogside, the walls of the homes have portraits of people... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Murals that will make you think!

The artists who painted the 12 bog murals were very talented. As you walk past each painted mural... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Patty J
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You can tour the famous murals of the Bogside in the company of the three artists who painted them. Known world wide as "The Bogside Artists", we created all twelve murals of The People's Gallery of the Bogside Derry. We give tours of our work and...more
4 Union Hall Street, Derry BT48 9HH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking the streets in Free Derry on the Bogside, the walls of the homes have portraits of people who protested, died, were jailed or otherwise participated in the several Risings.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

The artists who painted the 12 bog murals were very talented. As you walk past each painted mural on the ends of buildings, there will be signs that explain what you are looking at. It is very thought provoking and gives a glimpse of what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

The artists have created thought provoking artwork that cannot help move you. IOt also makes you question your knowledge and emotions regarding the issues of this town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Hearing the stories of this trying time in Ireland's history was brought out in these murals. It would be hard to live here and go by them w/o remembering these bad times.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roy P
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Each mural tells a story and they stories that are an important part of this cities history. Quite confronting in many ways and just brings it home that there are several parts to the conflicts that wracked this area over many years.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Philip35
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Some stunning murals on buildings depict the past and hope for peace in the future. Worth a walking stroll along that street.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

The paintings have been well done and represent the events at the time . Very easy to get to from town and guides available if you want them

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We spent some time wandering Derry and finding these incredible murals. They are works of art and a moving reminder of the past. I was really impressed by them and it was a nice afternoon walking around Derry.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank HeyKell
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We visited all of the Bogside murals. The best is that on the far west of a 14 year-old girl killed accidentally by the British. She is in her school uniform and innocent. A broken AK-47 is down one side of the mural while a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Bruce J
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Quite remarkable how the people have used their art to tell their story and support their position. It's easy to spend quite some time wandering around the many pieces of art.

Date of experience: June 2018
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