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Whether you’re here for a day, a weekend, or longer – these tours will make your visit to Belfast complete!

Belfast's Troubled History Tour


2 hours
£17.50

From the starting point at Belfast City Hall, your guide will help you understand how the city developed from a small settlement to the "Northern Powerhouse" in Ireland. You'll hear about the major industries based in Belfast and how they played a part in the troubled history and the partition of Ireland. You’ll also discover Northern Ireland's influence on Brexit.

You'll visit the Titanic and War Memorials plus the main sites associated with the linen industry and the Victorian period. You'll discover the major figures from Belfast and find out how religion and cultural divisions impacted Ireland and Belfast in particular. You then move to the oldest parts of town including the Cathedral Quarter and High Street where your guide will point out some amazing street art along the way and tell you the stories behind some of the stand-out pieces and how they reflect the conflict. Find out about famous people, times and places and you'll discover how the legacy of the troubles has changed the landscape of the area.

You'll witness the recent changes to the city and how the Titanic disaster became a success.

  • Meeting point: front gates of Belfast City Hall

  • Tour end: Belfast City Hall

  • The tour covers approximately 1.5 miles and the ground is level

  • Look for guide with distinctive blue umbrella and Walking Tours Belfast branded clothing.


 

Historic Pub Walking Tour (2.5 hours)


Belfast is blessed with fantastic pubs and our tour includes some of the most historic. You’ll hear how pubs and the “craic” became part of our culture as you discover many of our oldest and most original pubs in the city. You’ll have a fantastic experience and discover great pubs that casual tourists miss. Price includes two standard drinks (beer or wine).

Main locations and pubs visited:

  • Belfast City Hall

  • High Street

  • Cathedral Quarter

  • Garrick Bar

  • Henry’s Jail House

  • Duke of York

  • Kelly’s Cellars

  • The Crown Liquor Saloon


Tour Information

  • Tours start at 4pm - see calendar for available dates

  • Tours last 2.5 hours and the price is £30 per person plus a small booking fee

  • The meeting point is in front of Belfast City Hall opposite Visit Belfast Information Office (which is the drop-off/pick-up point for Cruise Shuttle bus)

  • The tour covers approximately 1.5 miles and the ground is level

  • Look for Guide with distinctive Blue Umbrella and Walking Tours Belfast branded clothing

  • Tour will finish close to the City Hall


Book at www.walkingtoursbelfast.com

 

Cathedral Quarter Walking Tour (2 Hours)


Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter is the beating heart of the city’s cultural life. But pubs, clubs and cafes are only part of it’s story.

On this tour you’ll discover the richness of the area’s culture from Sculpture and Religion to Punk and Graffiti as well as the People and Rebellion that conspired to make Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter one of the top destinations in the world.

This tour is currently only available for group bookings so contact us at info@walkingtoursbelfast.com to make arrangements.

Main tour locations and content:

  • Cathedral Quarter and early Belfast

  • The Four Corners

  • The Society of United Irishmen

  • St Anne’s Cathedral

  • Amazing Murals & Street Art

  • Local Sculpture

  • Game of Thrones

  • Belfast’s famous sons and daughters

  • Religion, politics and the troubles

  • Much more


 
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  • Professionally Trained Guides - so the commentary is of the highest quality
  • Fixed tour times - buy tickets in advance and plan your visit with a suitable tour time
  • Guides are natives of Belfast - so you’ll hear unique insights and personal experiences
  • Voice amplifiers mean everyone can hear the guide’s commentary even in noisy locations

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