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“Unionist Bastion”
Review of Shankill Road

Shankill Road
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Northern Ireland Highlights Day Trip Including Giant's Causeway from Dublin
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City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with 48-Hour Pass
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Belfast Combination Ticket: Titanic Belfast Admission and 48-Hour Hop-On...
Ranked #23 of 226 things to do in Belfast
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Dummerston, Vermont
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159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Unionist Bastion”
Reviewed January 13, 2013

A must for anyone seeking knowledge about the situation in Northern Ireland. Talk to people. Solicit their views.

Visited May 2012
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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161 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Clean it up”
Reviewed January 9, 2013

This is a horrible run down area of Belfast and although there may be some interesting shops here you would not visit them as the shabbiness and threatening atmosphere of the whole area is over whelming

Visited October 2012
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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Shankill is the shankill lol”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

a number of decent shops , best hairdressers is Hair 4 u and nothing surprises you on it lol although I have lived near it all my life

Visited January 2013
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Really worth a visit”
Reviewed January 5, 2013

My husband and I travelled here in the Red City Sight Seeing Tour Bus. We saw ordinary every day people going about their business and the Tour Guide explained the conflict down through the years and the various murals on the walls which were well worth photographing.

Visited January 2013
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west yorks
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221 reviews
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“do it on the bus tour.”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

We took the hop on hop off bus tour twice during our stay. The shanklin road is one of those places so deeply entangled with news reports from the 70's. It's something to be seen, with the peacewalls and murals. It is a way out of the centre of Belfast so the bus is the best way to see it and get a local prospective on the "troubles"

Visited December 2012
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