Ireland is Open | New Guided Small Group Tour for 2022!

Menu

Belfast Peace Walls

View Photos

SEE THE MURALS TO LEARN ALL ABOUT BELFAST’S PAST

During the 20th century, the Troubles disturbed much of Northern Ireland and its citizens. In Belfast, during that time, Protestant and Catholic communities were divided by walls up to six metres high. At night, authorities would lock the gates to keep them separated.

Early on, murals were drawn on the walls, displaying allegiance to certain political and religious groups. On one side you could see the Irish flag colours and on the other the British Union Jack. Some murals had messages of peace and others of oppression.

The Troubles ended over twenty years ago now, and some of the Peace Walls are still standing. You can walk or take a tour to see them and learn about Northern Irish history.

The most popular way to see and learn about the Peace Walls is to take a Black Cab Tour. This tour will take you around the city’s murals, as your guide tells you the stories of the city. And is there a better way to see the city than with a local?

Don’t miss the murals of Shankill Road, a stronghold of Unionism, or the International Wall on Falls Road.

View Northern Ireland
View fullscreen

Tours including Belfast Peace Walls

You could experience Belfast Peace Walls through any one of these tours below.

Ireland
Best seller
Self-drive
14 days / 13 nights
Apr - Oct

Complete Ireland

2257EUR

Eur

View map
Best seller
14 days / 13 nights
Apr - Oct

Complete Ireland

Close map view
Ireland
Best seller
Self-drive
17 days / 16 nights
Apr - Oct

Grand Tour of Ireland

2764EUR

Eur

View map
Best seller
17 days / 16 nights
Apr - Oct

Grand Tour of Ireland

Close map view
Scotland & Ireland
Self-drive
25 days / 24 nights
Apr - Oct

Ultimate Tour of Scotland & Ireland

3533GBP

Eur

View map
25 days / 24 nights
Apr - Oct

Ultimate Tour of Scotland & Ireland

Close map view
We are here to help

Whether you have a single question or a special request, we're here for you.

here to help