Belfast Troubles Tour: Walls and Bridges

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Troubles Tour: Walls and Bridges is one part waking tour, one part street theatre and 100% astounding. It entertains, engages and informs using original songs and experiences to help you better understand day to day realities during the Troubles. It brings to life the history of the troubles and the peace process. This tour provides an immersive experience with a mix of educational material and theatrics. Tour participants will visit local political murals, peace walls, and will even have the opportunity to listen to an original song that tells the story of the turbulent times in the area. This tour will provide participants with a deep and unique understanding of the region's conflicts and peace contributions. Not only will people learn history, but they will also gain insight into the culture and the people. Troubles Tour: Walls and Bridges is an ideal tour for anyone who is interested in history, culture, and politics.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Experience Belfast

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City Hall

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

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.

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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

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

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

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

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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

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

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.
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