Belfast Troubles Tour: Walls and Bridges

You'll walk with local expert guides in Belfast City Centre past the sites of bombings. You'll learn what caused the ‘troubles’ but you'll also learn about life in Belfast now; music, art and creativity. You will see the sights and be given the best understanding of this wonderful city..

per adult from

$35

NZD

Duration

140 to 150 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Local guide
    • Professional guide
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - First Presbyterian Church
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    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

    Stop At: 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.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Victoria Square Shopping Centre, 1 Victoria Square, Belfast BT1 4QG Northern Ireland

    A modern statement of confidence boasting panoramic views of the city.

    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 and intrigue and pubs!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: River Lagan, Lisburn, Co Down From Belfast to Lisburn along Lagan Towpath, Belfast Northern Ireland

    Ten minutes from the bustling city centre is the majestic river Lagan around which Belfast was built. Immortalised in song 'My Lagan Love' was beautifully sung by Sinead O'Connor, the river like the city has been cleaned and revitalised. Wonderful photo opportunities not least beside the fabulous Statue of Harmony which sits in hanks Giving Square beside the river.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Big Fish, Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3NG Northern Ireland

    It's correct title is The Salmon of Knowledge and it's based on an Irish myth. This wonderful work of art is by John Kindness and dates from 1999. It is layered with meanings which you'll get a chance to observe . You may even kiss him/her if you like!

    Duration: 10 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, iJohn 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

  • Departure Point :
    Belfast BT1 5GS, UK
    Return Detail :
    Rosemary St, Belfast BT1 1QB, UK
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Minimum age is 13 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.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Experience Belfast

Activity ID: V-68715P1

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