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Belfast: Murals Taxi Tour

4.9 / 5

55 reviews

Activity provider: XploreBelfastMurals

Belfast: Murals Taxi Tour

Activity provider: XploreBelfastMurals
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From US$ 38.44 per person

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Explore the Falls and Shankill Roads on this taxi tour of Belfast. See iconic murals and learn about the city's political history from your experienced local guide.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Hotel pickup in the city center
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Travel back in time to the Northern Irish Troubles through murals and storytelling
  • Drive through Protestant and Catholic communities in an iconic black taxi cab
  • Witness the Peace Line and learn about its history and why it gets locked daily
  • Visit landmarks dedicated to locals and learn about their importance to Belfast
  • See the Divis Tower and the place where the Troubles started on Bombay Street
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Immerse yourself in the history of the Troubles in Belfast on this taxi tour and see some of the city's most iconic murals. The murals depict the most important events and figures in Belfast's political history.

Get picked up from your hotel and head to your first stop, Divis Tower. Learn about its importance during the Troubles and take some photos. Continue to the International Wall and learn about the wall's current murals. At your next stop, the Peace Wall, hear its history and write a message on the wall. Continue to West Belfast to see several political murals and hear their stories. Stop at Bombay Street to see where the Troubles started and visit the memorial garden.

Learn about political segregation at Crumlin Road Gaol before continuing to Lower Shankill, Belfast's main Protestant area. Here, see the Shankill's most important murals and learn about their history before getting dropped off back at your hotel.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private air-conditioned transportation

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    Important information

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    • The tour will take place in a historic black taxi
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    4.9 /5

    based on 55 reviews

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    Jim took us on an amazing informative tour. We learned so much about the murals, falls and shankill and the troubles. From both sides. His knowledge was so in-depth. Both of us had done different tours but this one superseded them by a country mile. I would highly recommend this tour.

    August 19, 2022

    interesting tour full of information, if you want to know more about the troubles this is the right experience to do. Our really kind and good at explaining driver guided us through the hard history, of which the murals are testimony, and the current contradictions of this beautiful city. Recommended experience!

    August 1, 2022

    A friend of mine and me, we found that tour amazing. Thanks specially to our guide Jim, he shows a lot of experience and whatever you asked him, he could give you an extended explanation of the answer. To summarize, it was a very interesting trip and I will definitely recommend my friends if they ever visit Belfast. All the best and thank you Jim, Ivan

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    July 24, 2022

    Product ID: 407412