Private tour

Belfast: Political Taxi Tour

Activity provider: City Tours Belfast

Belfast: Political Taxi Tour

Activity provider: City Tours Belfast
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Likely to sell out

From US$ 79.77 per group up to 2

Enjoy a guided tour with a Belfast taxi driver showcasing the history of Belfast and the Troubles. Sign your name on the Peace Wall, visit murals, and hear accounts from both sides of the conflict.

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Duration 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Visit the famous murals from both sides of the conflict
  • Uncover interesting facts and history about Belfast past and present
  • Find out what life was like throughout the troubles
  • Receive tips and advice on everything you need to know about spending your time in Belfast
  • Hear an unbiased viewpoint and make your own mind up about the past
  • Visit the peace wall and sign your name
Full description

Meet your guide, a working Belfast cab driver, and hear about their personal involvement in The Troubles on this car tour. Be welcomed to Belfast and dive into this facinating political conflict from a local perspective.

Explore important locations from the conflict like the Falls Road and Shankill Road. See how two communities are still separated by the looming Peace Walls. View many telling political murals and have the chance to write your own name on the wall.

Be transported back in time by stories from those who lived through the conflict. Take the same tour as notable public figures like Anthony Bourdain, Vince Vaughn, and George Negus.

Experience unique insights from the past and present. Have your burning questions about the city's troubled history answered. Discover how the city has undergone changes and find out about its future. Get recommendations from a local about where to shop, eat, drink, or do for fun.

  • Live guide
  • Air-conditioned car
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet at Jurys Inn Belfast, Great Victoria St. Wait at the front doors of the hotel.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 580 reviews

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My wife and I found the experience expensive and were disappointed with the slightly late arrival of the driver. Nevertheless we were captivated by his passionate story and commitment to showing us the territory covered during Belfast’s troubled history including the present, taking more than one hour in the end

June 18, 2022

We didn't want to commit to a 3 hour tour so this one hour option was just perfect for us. Michael was awesome, personable, fun, and filled the hour and 15 minutes just perfectly. He's a good listener so can quickly pick up what you're looking for. He gave us a very enjoyable experience and we highly recommend.

June 6, 2022

Very impartial, well rounded & educational tour provided by our driver JoJo. Provides a first hand experience with plenty of opportunities for debate and questions. Stopped off at as many sites as possible along the way with a highlight being the poignant peace wall that sadly divides this great city.

May 30, 2022

Product ID: 264477