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  2. County Antrim
  3. Belfast
  4. Peace Walls

Belfast: Black Taxi History Tour

Product ID: 264477
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A guided tour with a Belfast taxi driver showcasing the history of Belfast and its troubles. You can sign your name on the famous peace wall, visit the murals, receive accounts from both sides of the past, and learn about how the city has changed.
About this activity
Duration 60 minutes
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
  • Visit the famous murals from both sides of the conflict
  • Uncover interesting facts and history about Belfast past and present
  • Find out what life was like throughout the troubles
  • Receive tips and advice on everything you need to know about spending your time in Belfast
  • Receive an unbiased viewpoint and make your own mind up about the past
  • Visit the peace wall and sign your name
Full description
After meeting with your guide, who also a real cab driver, you will learn how they were personally involved in "The Troubles". You will then learn about how they are now dedicated to delivering an unbiased account of this dark period to visitors. Locations throughout your tour include Falls Road and Shankill Road, two communities still separated by the looming "peace walls". You will see many telling political murals, and share in stories from those who lived through the conflict.

You will be picked up from the Jurys Inn on your chosen date and time. The maximum number in a party is 5, though groups can be as small as 1-3. Notable people who have undertaken this same Black Cab Tour in the past include Anthony Bourdain, Vince Vaughn, and George Negus, to name but a few.

The tour will deliver a deep insight from the past & present, with your guide happy to answer any questions you have about the place. You will be free to ask about the troubled past, to changes in the city, or just a nice places for food and entertainment. Your guide will be a real taxi driver, who enjoys engagement with passion for the changing city.
Includes
  • Live guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Jurys Inn Belfast, Great Victoria St, Belfast BT1 6DY Stand at front doors of hotel.

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From US$ 74.79 Per group up to 3

Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 33 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.8/5

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City Tours Belfast

Product ID: 264477