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The Belfast Mural Walking tour is one of the most sought after tours in Belfast, check out the reviews below for real customer experiences. Please note the Belfast Mural Walking tour is a private tour for your group only. This tour visits the Falls Road Murals and Peace wall and back to the Falls road. If you wish to continue your tour into the Shankill road we can arrange for your tour to continue with another guide. Please contact us to arrange for this.
Your guide will take you on a unique and riveting journey into the most recent conflict in Irish history. You will come away enlightened and more importantly, educated about the complex history and politics of Belfast and Ireland.Over 1500 5* reviews on Tripadvisor for this tour.
Belfast.Tours prides itself in providing our customers with a professional, informative and thought-provoking tour. We promise to deliver first- hand accounts and intimate knowledge of the political conflict. With Belfast.Tours, you have ample opportunity to stop and take amazing photographs of the world’s largest open air art gallery and hear more stories and accounts of Belfast’s history.
The 90 minute tour is led by a local, passionate and certified guide who uses their natural gift for storytelling to share the stories behind each mural, the people, the neighbourhood and Belfast’s history. You will travel to the catholic (nationalist) Falls road . During the tour you will cross through one of the many dividing walls or ‘peace walls’ which continue to separate our society. This informative and unforgettable Belfast murals tour is a must do!!!
What Is Included In The Belfast Mural Walking Tour?
A visit to Divis Tower and an introductory talk which sets the context of the tour and explains the series of events leading up to August 1969 and the period in history known as ‘the troubles’.
A visit to the international wall and the Republican murals of the Falls Road in West Belfast
Bobby Sands Mural.
Optional visit to Clonard Monastery ( time dependant )
A visit to Bombay street (burned down during the pogroms of August 1969)
Lanark Way (one of the gateways through the ‘peace wall’)
A visit to the peace wall where you can write your own message of peace.
Is this an authentic Belfast Mural Tour?
Yes. The guides are all from Belfast and have grown up in the areas in which they now tour. You'll hear about the local experiences of people in the area.
What is the duration of the Murals Tour?
Typically, a tour of the murals will last for around 90 minutes. However, you should allow 2 hours if you have lots of interesting questions. The guides are passionate and knowledgeable and will want to give you a full and satisfying experience. We can also offer extended tours. See below in the Tour cost for options.
How much does the Tour cost?
The Mural tour starts from £40 for 1-2 people, with an addition of £20 for each person thereafter. Children under 16 cost £15 each and children under 10 travel free with an adults ticket.
We can extend your tour for a small additional cost: Additional 30 minutes £15, Additional hour £30. It is recommended extended tours be purchased at the time of booking.
What type of vehicle will I get?
This is a walking tour therefore no vehicle will be provided (if you wish to travel by taxi please visit the Belfast mural taxi tour platform). This is quite a leisurely walk with no hills but we do suggest the wearing of comfortable footwear and weather appropriate clothing (for anyone who doesn't know but we can get 4 seasons in one day here in beautiful Ireland).
Can you facilitate large group bookings?
Yes, we can facilitate large group bookings on request.
Accessibility and Wheel Chairs.
The tour does involve walking over a several kilometers - especially to get up close to the Murals and into Clonard Monastery.
We would recommend the Mural Taxi tour for anyone with accessibility requirements. You can request a vehicle that is suitable for wheelchairs, on the payment page you can enter your request in the Special Requests box and the vendor will their best to accommodate this. For any special requests we do recommend booking early.
Why choose TinyTours?
TinyTours works with Belfast Private Tours Ltd and is a verified vendor.
They are rated the maximum 5 stars on Trip Advisor.
Accountable and Traceable.
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