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“A whole lot of history”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Falls Road

Falls Road
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Belfast Combination Ticket: Titanic Belfast Admission and 48-Hour Hop-On...
Ranked #20 of 223 things to do in Belfast
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“A whole lot of history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2012

Both Falls Rd. and Shankhill hold so much history. Neither trip is a fun-filled one, but rather a sobering reminder of how religion and politics can end in bloodshed. Note- I didnt take the Black Cab tours that are popular- I traveled with a local, but I never felt unsafe- even in the areas where there was zealous nationalism (not commenting on whether it was the Republic or Loyalist section). The murals are striking so take the time to visit as much as you can.

Visited September 2012
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Belfast
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“Long Road”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

Falls Road has 2 x large graveyards, lots of shops and black taxis, a well known Hospital, The Royal Victoria Hospital, several schools and a large Gaelic Pitch, also some colourful murals

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Northern Ireland
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“Many things to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2012

It's colourful, buzzing and friendly. There are so many places to stop & visit on this road that you'll be spoiled

Visited September 2012
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London, England, United Kingdom
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“The great divide.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2012

History is still being made. The Belfast murals show us how and why this city is divided. I felt a little uneasy driving around this area and was pleased I was in a coach.

Visited September 2012
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“keep an open mind”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2012

As you see all the murals and the high "peace" walls and the checkpoints. Can be done on foot but better if you get a black taxi to take you around. Remember that this is only one side of the story, but they'll be happy to tell it. Just don't take sides or offer your own conclusions.

Visited August 2012
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