Belfast Troubles Tour: Walls and Bridges

Belfast Troubles Tour: Walls and Bridges

The only walking tour that goes to the Peace Walls from Belfast City Hall. You'll walk with local expert guides and you'll receive a detailed, objective political and historical backdrop to the ‘troubles’. You'll see the Political Murals as well as the Peace Walls before you return to the City Centre where you'll see St Anne's Cathedral and visit the vibrant Cathedral Quarter. You'll learn about life in Belfast now; music, art and creativity but you'll also learn about Belfast's surprising radical past when revolution was in the air. The tour finishes at a church central to Irish history. You will be engaged, entertained and informed

Itinerary
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Stop At: City Hall Donegall Square, Belfast BT1 5GS Northern Ireland

Belfast's most magnificent building designed The dome is 174 feet, inside the building are 3 different types of Italian marble, Cippilino marble from Greece and amazing stained glass windows. The building makes a statement and that statement is, 'Wow!"

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Spirit of Belfast, 1 Arthur Square, Belfast BT1 4FB Northern Ireland

A marvellous modern sculpture by Dan George set in the heart of the city centre, it comprises a traditional Celtic design and reflects the engineering, industry and communities of Belfast.

Stop At: Bobby Sands Mural, 49 Falls Rd, Belfast BT13 2QR, UK

Part of the International Wall of Murals near the Peace Walls. These Murals were and are a media

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Peace Wall, 15 Cupar Way, Belfast BT13 2RX Northern Ireland

These Walls divide the two communities in Belfast. They are approximately 16 metres high topped with mesh to stop petrol bombs. There is plenty of time to photograph and examine the Walls with detailed explanations provided.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Albert Memorial Clock Tower, Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG Northern Ireland

Belfast's own leaning tower sits on the spot around which Belfast was established. It stands 113 feet tall and leans by 4 feet to the perpendicular. It has a statue of Prince Albert and was used in the iconic film noir 'Odd Man Out' starring James Mason.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral Quarter, Belfast Northern Ireland

Wander through the new vibrant heart of the city. It boosts colourful murals, entries and numerous pubs and restaurants. Cobbled stones hark back to old Belfast and give it an authentic feel and it also the place where significant rock events took place.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: First Presbyterian Church, 41 Rosemary St, Belfast BT1 1QB, UK

A hidden gem of a building that sits at the centre of Irish history and tells more than a few tales that contradict the standard narrative of religious division that has blighted Belfast's history. Dating from 1783, you cross the threshold and you're transported back to the late 1700s. John Wesley preached from the pulpit and marvelled at it's wonderful elliptical shape. It's members made tremendous stands for civil and religious freedoms. You will have plenty of time to explore and take photographs. A wonderful way to finish your walking tour, 5 minutes from where you started.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Belfast Entries, Between High Street and Ann Street, Belfast Northern Ireland

Historic passageways, you wouldn't know where there unless you're shown. We meander through them, past the sights of revolution, intrigue and pubs!

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Albert Memorial Clock Tower, Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG Northern Ireland

Belfast's own leaning tower, it stands 113 feet (24 metres) tall with a noticeable lean of 4 feet (1.3 metre) to the perpendicular. It was built at the exact spot where the crossing point was that established the town of Belfast.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Minimum age is 15 years"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 21 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"We use audio headsets. The earphones and head sets can be transferred to you whilst we social distance. The ear phones and sets are sanitised between tours and whilst on the tour we maintain our social distance. It is advisable to bring a mask in case we go inside a building."



Hora de Inicio: 10:00 AM
Duración: 150 To 160 Minutes
Lugar de comienzo: Belfast BT1 5GS, UK

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission - First Presbyterian Church

No Incluye

  • Gratuities

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