Belfast Taxi Tours Original Drivers who worked throughout The Troubles 2hrs

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  • 2 hr

This tour offers a unique chance to travel with the original drivers who put their lives at risk every day during The Troubles trying to provide a transport service in their black cabs to the people of The famous Falls road and Shankill road. This riveting journey into the most recent conflict in Irish/Brtish history. Your local knowledgeable guide will provide you with an insight into the famous murals and epic peacewalls around Belfast. Your tour is transport based, travel in our luxurious classic London cabs.

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Pass By: Crumlin Road Gaol

Crumlin road Gaol is notorious for housing IRA,UVF,UFF,INLA prisoners over 30 years of conflict.Built in the 1800s and a hanging jail it was attacked by a loyalist RPG rocket during the 90s and has many tails of escapes.

Stop At: Shankill Road

The heart of loyalism and birth place of the UVF and UDA.This road dates back to 455AD so steeped in British history. Your guide will travel the narrow street and let you get out and take photos of the famous bonfires and murals that tell the history and express the culture of the Protestant people.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Clonard Monastery

Built over 100 year’s ago by Italian and local craftsmen. Father Alex Reid used the monastery to host the secret talks between Gerry Adams and John Humes so kick start the peace process.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Peace Wall

Write your peace quote and name on just one of these massive peace walls that dawn our city.Original built 1969 to keep the peace after 1000s of people where displaced and the start of The Troubles. President Clinton ,Morgan Freeman lady gaga just to name a few people who have signed their quotes for peace.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Divis

The Divis flats is at the beginning of the Falls road and the top 2 floors of the complex where used as a British Army base for over 25 years. You guide will explain 800 years of British /Irish history

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Falls Road

The Falls road is the birth place of the Provisional Irish Republican Army that fought the British Army on these streets.With over 300,000 soldiers serving here. Let you guide who be in his 50s explain the history and show you the murals hand painted by locals.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: International Mural Wall Divis Street

With media blanking out conflict of the brutal treatment of the nationalist people during The Troubles. Republican tell and support Palestine’s,Cuban ,The Kurdish through murals with over 40 painted and change monthly.

Duration: 10 minutes
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