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Murals of West Belfast

Belfast BT11 8BB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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History in pictures

Saturday afternoon 29th April and we took a drive around Falls and Shankill Roads and we saw the... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
David D
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Devon, United Kingdom
Heart-wrenching Murals

Visited the Murals of West Belfast late in the evening, on a cold and windy day, so maybe that made... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
AnaScarlet
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London, United Kingdom
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Belfast BT11 8BB, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9024 6609

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Saturday afternoon 29th April and we took a drive around Falls and Shankill Roads and we saw the various murals on both roads, Republican and Loyalist. Each mural tells in pictures the horrors that the people of Northern Ireland endured in their recent history. The...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Visited the Murals of West Belfast late in the evening, on a cold and windy day, so maybe that made it even more heart-wrenching. As you walk along the streets you might come across residents who will volunarily stop and tell you stories about the...More

Thank AnaScarlet
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Lots of people opt to go on an organised tour of the murals - either on foot or in a taxi - but since it would have worked out quite expensive for us to do that as just a couple, we decided to go it...More

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 8 October 2016

We were on a bus as we drove through looking at the murals. Wish we could have spent more time and had a local explain some of the murals as we did in Derry. It is amazing how recent this history is.

Thank CRPD908
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were amazed at the murals in Belfast and Derry. Our guide told us so much about the history and suffering. It is important to have a good guide to explain the religious conflict between the north and south. To stand there and see where...More

Thank Harris W
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We walked around for ages looking at these beautiful pieces of art, some may disagree with this but truly that's what they are. They tell the stories of proud men fighting for the beliefs. It feels a bit weird as an outsider wandering around people's...More

Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 28 July 2016

One of the most heart wrenching parts of our entire trip to Ireland. Make sure you have a guide or at least good literature to accompany you that will spell out the historical significance. So much pain in this city. i am happy to see...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Seen these on the TV, but very emotional when you see them for real. That and the evidence of high fencing and metal gates makes you appreciate what the Irish people had to live with. Ne c etc really understood the background to these until...More

Thank jeanf438
Reviewed 6 August 2015

These are all over the place in Belfast. The tour can be very informational and interesting. The history of Northern Ireland is painful and the murals call that out

Thank slgarg
Reviewed 22 April 2015

The murals in the Falls are truly inspiring . they will make you think and cry. they depict the troubles and the murders on Bloody Sunday. Make you say a prayer for peace. Did not like the murals on the Shankill side. Depict a hatred...More

Thank megtaylor10
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