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This working-class neighborhood of West Belfast came to prominence during the Northern Irish conflict, when it served as a stronghold for loyalist paramilitary organizations. The peace walls that separated Shankill from the neighboring Falls Road to curb sectarian violence are now covered with political murals.

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City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Explore historic Belfast in an open-top double-decker bus on this hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour.  With your 1- or 2-day pass, create your own adventure with possible stops at wall murals in Falls and Crumlin Roads, St George's Market, Titanic Dock, and Albert Clock. Enjoy unobstructed views, colorful onboard commentary, and a personalized itinerary.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.24
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$21.24
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Belfast Political Tour-Conflicting Stories in Two Taxis

Belfast Political Tour-Conflicting Stories in Two Taxis

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Step across Belfast’s divisions—and learn what life was like during the Troubles—on this powerful, two-in-one tour. You’ll have the rare chance to explore the city with two different guides: both former political prisoners, one with Loyalist and one with Republican allegiances. In their company, you’ll learn more about the era in history, will see the city’s murals, will tour Catholic Falls Road and Protestant Shankill Road, and more.
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  • 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.79
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Official World Famous Belfast Taxi Tour

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Official World Famous Belfast Taxi Tour

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Get a local’s insight into the Troubles that divided Belfast and how they shaped the city and its street art on this intimate street art tour. See colourful murals created by both Republican/Nationalist and Loyalist/Unionist communities, including the celebrated Peace Wall, as you travel around Belfast with ease in your very own Private Transportation! You will visit the areas that where deeply scarred during the conflict as well as learning over 800 years of history. Your guide will provide visual aids to help you imagine how life was like during the Troubles and your tour will visit the politically charged murals from both sides of the divide as well as stopping at the memorial gardens to the dead, stops include a visit to the peace lines and peace walls , you will get to write your name on the largest Peace Wall in Western Europe and leave a message! We Also Provide Umbrellas for when it's raining! Several start times are available so this Private tour will slot into most schedules.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.18
$50.20
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Belfast Black Cab Tour

Belfast Black Cab Tour

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Experienced and Accredited Guide. Maximize your time here in Belfast, see the main sites and gain deep insight. Suitable for Tour Guides or Visitors to our City. My prices are per Cab not per Person so six can travel for the same price as one. This ensures that a solo traveler will get the same attention as six
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$92.02
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$92.02
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Belfast Bike Tours

Belfast Bike Tours

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This is the best way to see Belfast, you will feel the city around you. There is no other tour where you can experience so much, go places others can’t, feel as though you know the city as well as the locals by the end. You’ll be guaranteed to have a smile on your face by the end, we can’t wait to see you.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.91
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$41.91

Belfast Original Drivers from The Troubles Black Taxi Tour

Belfast Original Drivers from The Troubles Black Taxi Tour

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We have been est over 25 years and our company is unique as our work force is 50% Republican and 50% loyalist work force and as seen on RICK STEVES and ANTHONY BOURDAIN Travel programme
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  • 2 minutes
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$81.18
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$81.18

Belfast Political Mural Street Art and Peace Gate

Belfast Political Mural Street Art and Peace Gate

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Belfast has a strong cultural of street art, and the Northern Irish city is particularly known for its numerous political murals inspired by themes from The Troubles. With this walking tour, you'll get to see many of the most significant murals in the city and get the chance to visit a project called Re-imagining, which helps local communities create murals of their own.
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
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$25.48
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$25.48
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IRA Troubles Conflict Private Tour Museum Graves Murals and Political Analysis

IRA Troubles Conflict Private Tour Museum Graves Murals and Political Analysis

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This tour has been highly recommended by universities around the world hugely popular for people interested in political conflict studies.This tour is unique as it specialises in Irish Republicanism by a Professional Guide with a unique insight into the conflict as well as Irish History. Your guide is also a member of Sinn FĂ©in and an Irish Republican Political Activist and is fully equipped to give you an in-depth analysis of the conflict from an Irish Republican perspective and view from the start in 1969 to the present day, as well as the last 848 years of British Occupation. From 1969 until 1997, the Provisional Irish Republican Army conducted an armed military campaign primarily in the Northern part of Ireland (the occupied 6 counties and England and Europe,aimed at ending British rule in Northern Ireland in order to create a united Ireland. We will visit areas that ordinary tourists do not have access to you will gain Access to a Private Museum not open to the general public.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$192.54
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$192.54
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Ira And Uvf Black Taxi History And Mural Tour Of Belfast

Ira And Uvf Black Taxi History And Mural Tour Of Belfast

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Belfast’s history of conflict can be tricky for visitors to understand. Learn about the Troubles directly from the people that were affected on this private history tour. Hop into a black taxi and set off with your driver-guide to see world-famous landmarks including Falls Road, the Peace Wall, and Shankill, and gain intimate insight into the dark past and hopeful future of the vibrant Northern Irish capital.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.41
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$144.41

Private Belfast Exploration Sightseeing and Political Murals Tour

Private Belfast Exploration Sightseeing and Political Murals Tour

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Explore more of Belfast’s top attractions—including the Peace Wall, St Peter’s Cathedral, and more—than you could on foot during this private tour, ideal for first-time visitors. Adapt the itinerary to suit you, enjoy the sights as you’re driven from point to point, and get to grips with Belfast’s complex history, as your private guide provides context on each location.
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes to 3 hours
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$134.41
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$134.41
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 Belfast Black Cab Political Murals and History Original Tour

Belfast Black Cab Political Murals and History Original Tour

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Learn all about what life in Belfast was like during the Troubles—and discover many of the city’s most vibrant and powerful murals—during this private, black-cab tour. Pick a tour time that works best for your schedule, and meet your driver at your local hotel (or other preferred pickup point). You’ll embark on a several-hour tour of the city. See many of its major highlights, discover numerous murals from the era, and hear first-hand stories from your guide as you go.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.49
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$109.49

Belfast Official Private City Sightseeing Political Murals Guided Tour

Belfast Official Private City Sightseeing Political Murals Guided Tour

Get a more in-depth insight into Belfast’s complex past than you could independently during a private half-day tour of the city’s conflict-related murals, landmarks, and attractions. Plus, benefit from the personalized attention of your personal guide and cover more ground than you could on foot with private transfers, leaving you free to relax and enjoy the experience.
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  • 2 hours 40 minutes to 3 hours
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$135.91
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$135.91
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Private Tour: Belfast Political Mural Tour - by TaxiToursNI

Private Tour: Belfast Political Mural Tour - by TaxiToursNI

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*** COVID-19 Regulations Being Followed *** Our Belfast Mural Tour is conducted by local guides that grew up in the areas you tour through with first hand accounts of the stories painted on the walls. We provide the tour in Executive Mercedes Vehicles to give the best possible experience! Belfast City was one of the most divided cities in Europe from 1969 through to the 2000's, with small changes in society there has been more inclusion from both sides of the wall and a cultural shift to a more relaxed view on the politics that once governed the streets. The Belfast City Mural Tour will bring you back in time to 1969 where you will be shown the different areas throughout the city where the events unfolded. The tour lasting approximately 90 minutes will see you cover both sides of the wall, the Nationalist Falls Road alongside the Unionist Shankill Road. Hear the stories, see the art and enjoy a light hearted informative tour provided by REAL local guides with REAL life experiences!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.49
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$72.49

Official World Famous Belfast Conflict Taxi Tour

Official World Famous Belfast Conflict Taxi Tour

Discover the history and landmarks of Belfast with a private tour. Get picked up at your hotel and hear stories about the tumultuous period of history known as The Troubles. See the Shankill and Falls Road political murals up close. Stop at popular city attractions including Queen’s University, St. Peter’s Cathedral, the Albert Memorial Clock, and the Titanic Quarter.
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  • 1 hour to 1 hour 20 minutes
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$105.70
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Political Taxi Tour Belfast (1-7 People)

Political Taxi Tour Belfast (1-7 People)

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Experience the history of Belfast from a primary source. Learn from someone who has lived through the troubled past and worked the streets of the City. The tour will be given from an unbiased point of view, exploring both sections of the political divide. Explaining and exploring the past, each area has became famous for wall art known today as the famous Murals. They say a picture expresses a thousand words, both sides have expressed the past and also where they wish the future to head to for the next generations. Sign the same wall supporting peace as Bill Clinton and thousands of others before you. Discover this and much more on a impactful historical tour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.95
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Belfast Cab Tour of Peacewalls, Murals and the Famous Titanic Slips

Belfast Cab Tour of Peacewalls, Murals and the Famous Titanic Slips

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Your tour guide will have lived throughout the Troubles and also worked in Harland & Wolff shipyards where the Titanic was built and this tour has been rated in the top 5% of Five Star Tours Worldwide. Your guide will be been a former combatant who signed up and agreed to the Good Friday Agreement before qualifying as a professional tour guide. The tours are fully validated and have been approved by international tour associations and also universities in the USA. The tours are informative yet also fun and carried out in a luxury Mercedes Taxi-Bus. My tours have been running for over 20 years with 1000s of satisfied travelers.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$42.47
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$42.47
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Belfast Political & Murals Tour

Belfast Political & Murals Tour

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Make the most of your time in Belfast and learn about the city’s Troubles during this mural tour of Shankill Road and Falls Road, something not all travelers get to experience. Listen as your guide tells you both historical and anecdotal stories that you wouldn’t otherwise hear about life during the Troubles, as you admire the murals painted throughout both communities.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$84.95
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Giants Causeway Express From Belfast

Giants Causeway Express From Belfast

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Maximize time in Northern Ireland with a half-day trip to the Giant’s Causeway from Belfast. Visit this landmark and Unesco World Heritage site along the Atlantic coast and see its 40,000 interlocking hexagonal stone columns. Explore the site independently at your own pace. See the ruins of Dunluce Castle before returning to Belfast.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$481.36
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3 hour Original Black Taxi Political, Mural, Peacewalls History Tour of Belfast

3 hour Original Black Taxi Political, Mural, Peacewalls History Tour of Belfast

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IN-DEPTH 3 HOUR POLITICAL MURAL HISTORY TOUR Every city has it’s shopping and coffee culture but Belfast city has a unique past after coming out of 30 years of conflict.Your guides are the original  drivers who had to transport their communities through the bullets and bombs of THE TROUBLES and have their lives at risk every time they seat in their black cabs. The North of Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country . These pictures of IRA ,UVF murals are often flashed around the world on news bulletins or used as a backdrop when interviewing people. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory. These wall paintings often look intimidating but they have become as much of a tourist attraction as many of the regular attractions within Belfast and beyond.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$188.78
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$188.78
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Political Mural Belfast Official Black Taxi Tour

Political Mural Belfast Official Black Taxi Tour

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THE TROUBLRES black taxi tour come and you listen to the Real people and see the REAL Belfast. Learning all about the troubles in Belfast, what it was like to live through, What happened during the troubles and what it’s like now since the peace process, All drivers have lived through the troubles driving the streets for a living and can give a primary account like no other.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$109.49
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$109.49

Official Black cab taxi tour of Belfast famous murals and political history

Official Black cab taxi tour of Belfast famous murals and political history

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Every city has it’s shopping and coffee culture but Belfast city has a unique past after coming out of 30 years of conflict.Your guides are the original  drivers who had to transport their communities through the bullets and bombs of THE TROUBLES and have their lives at risk every time they seat in their black cabs. The North of Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country . These pictures of IRA ,UVF murals are often flashed around the world on news bulletins or used as a backdrop when interviewing people. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory. These wall paintings often look intimidating but they have become as much of a tourist attraction as many of the regular attractions within Belfast and beyond.
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  • 2 hours
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$101.93
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$101.93

Republican Murals Walking Tour

Republican Murals Walking Tour

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A casual walk in to a conflicted history. Experience the amazing insight of a former Republican prisoner as He/She weaves their own personal stories into the most recent conflict in Irish History. Visit some of the most famous murals and buildings in Political Belfast. Ask the questions you always wanted answers to, This is a direct no holds barred narrative into a Troubled past that was seen on news reels worldwide. Grab the opportunity and get your own personal guide and narrator.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$141.58
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$141.58
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Private Luxury Northern Ireland Top Highlights 2 Full-Day Tour

Private Luxury Northern Ireland Top Highlights 2 Full-Day Tour

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If visiting Belfast you will want to have the opportunity to explore our Belfast and beyond, visit as many points of interest as your time allows. 2 full-Day Tour fully customizable to suit your interests and needs. The tour will be a personal tour for you only. This is a hassle-free way of seeing and doing as much as you want in Belfast and beyond in 2 days. Whether you are cruising as a large group or a smaller family group we will plan a perfect itinerary so you can make the most of your time in Belfast.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,061.82
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$1,061.82
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Republican & Loyalist original mural and history Belfast cab tour

Republican & Loyalist original mural and history Belfast cab tour

Every city has it’s shopping and coffee culture but Belfast city has a unique past after coming out of 30 years of conflict.Your guides are the original  drivers who had to transport their communities through the bullets and bombs of THE TROUBLES and have their lives at risk every time they seat in their black cabs. The North of Ireland has become famous for the murals painted in almost every area of the country . These pictures of IRA ,UVF murals are often flashed around the world on news bulletins or used as a backdrop when interviewing people. They often depict the history and political views of both traditions and are a way of marking territory. These wall paintings often look intimidating but they have become as much of a tourist attraction as many of the regular attractions within Belfast and beyond.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$151.02
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$151.02
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Should I book Shankill tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Shankill can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 37 Shankill tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Shankill 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Shankill costs USD 21.24. Guided Shankill tours start around USD 21.24 per person. See all 37 Shankill tickets and tours on Viator.
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