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Very Poignant

Stunning murals, very imposing and poignant. A real sense of the history of the city. Hugely... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2019
Eibhilin L
Greystones, Ireland
Walking Through History

You may have seen slogans and graffiti on the walls of many cities. But a visit to Dery's Bogside... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Derry, United Kingdom
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You can tour the famous murals of the Bogside in the company of the three artists who painted them. Known world wide as "The Bogside Artists", we created all twelve murals of The People's Gallery of the Bogside Derry. We give tours of our work and...more
4 Union Hall Street, Derry BT48 9HH, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 9 January 2019

Stunning murals, very imposing and poignant. A real sense of the history of the city. Hugely important part of the city's past.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Eibhilin L
Reviewed 11 December 2018

You may have seen slogans and graffiti on the walls of many cities. But a visit to Dery's Bogside is very different. The history depicted on various walls and gable ends are of the highest artistic standard with an attention to detail which is second...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

Walking the streets in Free Derry on the Bogside, the walls of the homes have portraits of people who protested, died, were jailed or otherwise participated in the several Risings.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

The artists who painted the 12 bog murals were very talented. As you walk past each painted mural on the ends of buildings, there will be signs that explain what you are looking at. It is very thought provoking and gives a glimpse of what...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The artists have created thought provoking artwork that cannot help move you. IOt also makes you question your knowledge and emotions regarding the issues of this town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Hearing the stories of this trying time in Ireland's history was brought out in these murals. It would be hard to live here and go by them w/o remembering these bad times.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Roy P
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Each mural tells a story and they stories that are an important part of this cities history. Quite confronting in many ways and just brings it home that there are several parts to the conflicts that wracked this area over many years.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Philip35
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Some stunning murals on buildings depict the past and hope for peace in the future. Worth a walking stroll along that street.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bonitabuffalo
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The paintings have been well done and represent the events at the time . Very easy to get to from town and guides available if you want them

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BelfastClarkey
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We spent some time wandering Derry and finding these incredible murals. They are works of art and a moving reminder of the past. I was really impressed by them and it was a nice afternoon walking around Derry.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank HeyKell
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