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  2. County Antrim
  3. Belfast

Belfast: History of The Troubles Walking Tour

Product ID: 101453
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Take an inspiring journey through war and peace on a multi award-winning city center walking tour of Belfast. Learn the history of The Troubles and the path to reconciliation.
About this activity
Duration 2.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn how and why The Troubles began
  • Discover what it was like to live in Belfast during the conflict
  • Be witness to the reconciliation and regeneration and learn how far things have come
Full description
Learn the turbulent 20th-century history of Belfast on an award-winning sightseeing tour. Visit 8 sites in the city center where some of the most tragic events of The Troubles took place. Learn what it was like to live in the city when the threat of bombs was ever-present. 

Walk through the developing Cathedral Quarter, with St. Anne's Cathedral at its heart, and hear about the peace process and regeneration that has taken place in the city since the ceasefires of the early 1990s. Get a feel for the real history of the city and be transported back in time through detailed storytelling.

The guides are amongst the most knowledgeable conflict historians in Northern Ireland and the tour is recognized as being unbiased, objective and historically accurate. It is suitable for all visitors, regardless of how much or little they may already know of the troubled past.
Includes
  • Local guide
  • Earpieces to hear the guide clearly
What’s Not Included
  • Optional gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the front gates of Belfast City Hall, Donegall Square North, Belfast.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for children under 12 years old
• The tour will take place regardless of the weather. Check the forecast and dress accordingly
• A waterproof jacket is recommended in case of rain. Warm clothing is strongly recommended in the winter months
• Belfast city center is completely flat, so no hills or steps are involved. However, comfortable footwear is advised
• Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour start time
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 28 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.9/5
Safety
4.9/5

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DC Tours

Product ID: 101453