Belfast Political and Mural Tour is one of the most popular tours in Belfast. Belfast is a beautiful vibrant city with a thriving nightlife scene it is a popular holiday destination, but it has a chequered past.
For over 35 years the city was enthralled in a bloody civil war. Fought between the mainly nationalist catholic community and mainly loyalist protestant community.
Out of the chaos came some of Belfast’s most recognizable landmarks, its Murals. Belfast Political and Mural Tour will take you from east to west, north to south taking in both sides of the community and how they depicted their war efforts through amazingly detailed Murals.
Northern Ireland has become famous for the Murals painted in almost every area of the country. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory.
By paying a small deposit upfront, you can rest assured that your adventure Belfast Political and Mural Tour is fully booked and you won’t have to pay the remaining balance until the day after your tour.
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Divis Tower: It was built in 1966 as part of the now-demolished Divis Flats complex, which comprised twelve 8-story blocks of terraces and flats, named after the nearby Divis Mountain. The tower, a vertical complex of 96 flats housing approx 110 residents, was designed by architect Frank Robertson for the Northern Ireland Housing Trust.
The site on which the Tower stands was previously the site of the Sir Charles Lanyon-designed Falls Road Methodist Church, which opened in 1854 and closed in 1966. British Army observation post In response to Provisional IRA and INLA activity in the area, the British Army constructed an observation post on the roof in the 1970s and occupied the top two floors of the building. At the height of the Troubles, the Army was only able to access the post by helicopter.
International Wall Falls Road Murals: Northern Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory.
Clonard Monastery: Clonard Monastery is a Catholic church and monastery, located off the Falls Road in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The complex was developed by the Catholic Redemptorists’ religious order. Members of this religious order came to Belfast originally in 1896.
Bombay Street memorial garden: In 1969, a sectarian mob burned 1,500 residents from their homes on Bombay Street, Belfast Around 1,500 Catholic families were left homeless.
Peace Wall: The peace lines or peace walls are a series of separation barriers in Northern Ireland that separate predominantly Republican and Nationalist Catholic neighborhoods from predominantly Loyalist and Unionist Protestant neighborhoods. The first peace lines were built in 1969, following the outbreak of the 1969 Northern Ireland riots and the Troubles They were built as temporary structures meant to last only six months, but due to their effective nature, they have become wider, longer, and more permanent.
Shankill Road and Murals: The Shankill Road (from Irish, Seanchill, meaning “old church” is one of the main roads leading through west Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland It runs through the working-class, predominantly loyalist area known as the Shankill.
Crumlin Road Jail/Gaol: Crumlin Road features two imposing structures of Belfast’s criminal justice system, the Crumlin Road Gaol (Jail) and Courthouse. Please note there is no time for the official Crumlin Road Jail tour.
Departure Location changes with every customer depending on individual requirements please ensure that your pick up location included in your booking inquiry. This tour begins with a pick-up from any location within Belfast City Centre Free of charge. Any location outside of Belfast will be at an additional cost.
We pick-up from
Belfast Intl Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
Belfast City Airport, Belfast Northern Ireland
Airport pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast)
Also Available outside Belfast Anywhere in N. Ireland / Dublin at an Additional Cost.
Northern Ireland Ports Belfast Cruise Terminal
Free Port pickup and drop-off included (Within Belfast) We adjust our times to suit the ship’s arrival and departure.
Returns to the original departure point or anywhere within Belfast city centre
Once a deposit or full payment has been made and you need to cancel your trip. Cancellation terms will be applied based on the date that the written cancellation is received and based on the following dates prior to tour commencement. Cancellation fees as listed below.
Q: How long is Belfast Political and Mural Tour?
A: Belfast Political and Mural Tour approximately 1.5 hours long.
Q: What is the typical group size for Belfast Political and Mural Tour?
A: Group sizes for Belfast Political and Mural Tour are capped at a maximum of 7 travelers. We also cater to large groups (price on request)
Q: What languages is the Belfast Political and Mural Tour offered in?
A: Belfast Political and Mural Tour is offered in English and Turkish
We provide friendly and professional drivers, who have experience touring the country and skills to negotiate city centres.
It is a pleasure to be driven by a prepared, safe and skilful chauffeur. Helping with doors, luggage and showing concern for your comfort and safety, that’s what it means to be a professional chauffeur.
We sanitise, vacuum and prepare our vehicles before every job. Services provided can extend to corporate wait and return, as directed by passenger, chauffeur-driven day tours, Services from Belfast and extended chauffeur-driven tours of the entire Northern Ireland.
Fully licensed insured professional chauffeurs / Guide capable of taking up to 7 passengers comfortably in style. Our vehicles are available with front-facing seats. Conference style is available upon request.
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