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DC Tours - A History of Terror

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A History of Terror is a 2.5 hour tour. It covers 1.5 miles and visits 7 sites in Belfast city centre where some of the most historically important incidents of the conflict known as 'the Troubles' took place. You will learn about the Troubles...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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City Hall Front gates | Belfast City Centre, Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland
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All reviews guide paul walking tour both sides engaging tour detailed knowledge personal accounts subject matter dark times human element hour walk excellent tour key events deeper understanding fabulous guide can't recommend it highly enough wonderful insight balanced perspective
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Small group with gabe as guide. He was excellent and provided a,really good verbal history of the times. Possibly could go shorter as it tended to drag towards the end.More

Thank ashjay
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi ashjay Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Gabe's tour, it's really appreciated and great to hear you rate us so highly. And thanks for your comments regarding the length of the tour, we will keep them in mind the...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Honestly one of the best tours I've taken. Paul is a warm and engaging guide, hugely intelligent and informed about his subject, and the tour is deeply researched and rich with information but also brings the emotion, the tragedy and longterm consequences of the Troubles...More

2  Thank Mark H
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Mark H Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that we gave you some lasting memories of our city and that you rate us so highly! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Paul, our guide, was absolutely brilliant. Engaging, educating, informative, friendly and just so listenable. We came away from the walk wanting to go again and just continue to listen. We heard so many stories with no allegiance to any particular side. A real must for...More

2  Thank IanPeach
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi IanPeach Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 3 days ago

Hugely informative walking tour of the centre of Belfast moving between sites of some of the many incidents that happened in that lovely city during The Troubles. Don’t expect to see much evidence of what happened, but Paul will bring to life, not only what...More

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1  Thank TheHarpers102
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi TheHarpers102 Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 4 days ago

Did this recently after many months of meaning to “get ‘round to it” along with a couple of friends - all local. I think everyone else on the tour was a tourist. Found Gabe very balanced in his interpretation of the ‘troubles’ and excellent at...More

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2  Thank Gillian M
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Gillian M Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Gabe's tour, it's massively appreciated - we are always especially interested to hear what locals think of our tour. And it's fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly! Best...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We drove up to Belfast from Dublin. Stayed one night. It’s only about a 2 hour drive. We are from the US and had a basic understanding of the history of the Troubles. This tour really put it all in perspective and gave a clear...More

1  Thank Mynonnie
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Myonnie Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Gabe's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that we left you with some lasting memories of Belfast and that you rate it so highly. Thank you. Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 5 days ago

Paul Donnelly is a legend! Insightful, honest, a great orator. A Seannachie in the truest sense. He delivers a balanced, moving account of the history of the great city of Belfast. He transfers you back to the time of the "Troubles" and leads you through...More

1  Thank Stoif
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Stoif Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Paul's tour, but be careful with your words, - he'll be asking me for a pay rise next!! :) Seriously though, thanks a mill for taking the time to leave such a...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Months later my friends and I are still discussing the experience we had. Our tour guide was Paul. From the beginning he established himself as knowledgeable, friendly and an excellent tour guide. The tour felt very personal as Paul talked us through his own experiences...More

2  Thank Paul G
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Paul G Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly and that we left you with some long-lasting memories of our city! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago

A History of Terror is a fascinating look at some of the events that have taken place over the past 40 years. It tells the stories of the people that were involved, both the victims and perpetrators told in a way to get an appreciation...More

Thank gibson737
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi gibson737 Many thanks for taking the time to leave your review of Gabe's, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that you rate it so highly! Best regards, Mark

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With only two days in Belfast, I knew that I would have to plan my visit wisely. As someone who is interested in history and cultural attractions, I felt that this tour was an excellent use of my time. Tour guide Paul is incredibly knowledgeable...More

1  Thank Chloe P
Mark W, Owner at DC Tours - A History of Terror, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Chloe P Many thanks for taking the time to leave your considered and thoughtful review of Paul's tour, it's massively appreciated. And it's fantastic to hear that you found our booking system easy to use. Thanks for rating us so highly! Best regards, Mark

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Lovely P
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Response from PatOcarson | Reviewed this property |
Best to contact them directly, they are a small operation and depends on availability of the guide.
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Umm, I just went on the tour. Best email them directly!
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