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This tour of Belfast with a black taxi driver who lived through the civil rights clash of The Troubles allows you to learn loads more about the city's complicated history than you would traveling on your own. Sit back in rapt attention to your driver's narration, as you visit the famous Belfast murals on Falls Road and Shankill Road, painted by ex-prisoners on both sides of the conflict.

Hear four versions of the city's history: the British version, the Republican version, the Loyalist version, and the truth according to someone who lived through it. Listening to your guide's narrative helps you make sense of a tangled history that is complicated and difficult to understand for visitors. You'll also see photos and videos depicting the neighborhoods visited on the tour as they were at that time.
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Hear historic tales of The Troubles civil rights clash directly from a black taxi driver who lived through them on this 2-hour private driving tour of Belfast. There's nothing like learning historical information directly from the source. This tour allows you to experience Belfast's Falls Road and Shankill Road sites in an authentic way.
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  • Private tour with plenty of time to ask questions about a complicated subject
  • Visit the famous Belfast murals on Falls Road and Shankill Road
  • Hear about Belfast's history from someone who lived through it
  • Convenient hotel or port pickup and drop-off for a seamless experience
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Overwhelming tour and information about the "troubles".

We had the black taxi tour from our Grand Circle tour on the ship Corinthian. We did not know that there was still conflict in Belfast and were shocked to learn that there is still a wall between the factions and the gates actually close...More

3  Thank Jim K
Reviewed August 14, 2018
Excellent tour

This is a must do in Belfast - excellent guide and driver - Brendan - great knowledge that was very unbiased. He was able to answer any questions we had and the tour was not rushed at all. Really enjoyable morning that was very engaging...More

3  Thank Deirdre O
Reviewed August 9, 2018
Incredible tour and stories

This 90-minute tour of the murals in Belfast was possibly our favorite experience of our week in Northern Ireland. Our excellent guide/driver, Bobby, gave us a fascinating and personal tour of the political murals and peace wall. He gave a clear and unbiased overview during...More

1  Thank cmbriner
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile
Great Experience

This tour was excellent; well worth the money. We had a great guide who had incredible knowledge of the history here and did a great job of offering a balanced perspective on The Troubles. I highly recommend this tour.

Thank Alissa B
Reviewed July 15, 2018
Brilliant and so educational

This was the best money I spent in a long time. I think everybody should do this tour at some stage. It was so so educational and such an eye opener to the real history under our noses. Our tour guide was really nice and...More

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September 8, 2018|
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If you use the company we did, yes. For the two of us they sent a very smart people carrier, carrying spare umbrellas to see us through an unexpected shower, but there are of course cheaper and less well provided. Enjoy your... More
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We were dropped off at the museum. Just let the guide know at the start so that he can plan his route accordingly.
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