Private tour

Belfast: Political Taxi Tour

Activity provider: City Tours Belfast

Belfast: Political Taxi Tour

Activity provider: City Tours Belfast
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From US$ 77.72 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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Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 596 reviews

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My daughter and I had one day in Belfast, and we are so glad that we incorporated a black taxi tour. Our driver Mr. Flynn provided incredible balanced insight into Belfast’s history. He even shared some of his personal stories which made our trip a once in a life time experience! Highly recommend.

June 27, 2022

Martin was an exceptional tour guide. He spoke with heart and soul about the history, his experiences and that of others. He went above and beyond to give me the most insightful tour, and gave more of his own time to show me more. I have learned so much and have Martin to thank for that. I would highly recommend the tour with Martin.

June 26, 2022

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

Product ID: 264477