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“fantastic murals”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Falls Road

Falls Road
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“fantastic murals”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

the murals tell a story of the troubles not just in ni but from other countries. ppl are pleasant and friendly

Visited April 2013
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“walls of the falls”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013

some nice murals capturing the feelings of the community in this republican heartland. place is worth a visit most locals drive or walk thorugh it and never notice the murals etc but to a visiting tourist well worth a bus tour through the area just to say you been here.

Visited January 2013
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“Worth a brief visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2013

The only reason you will have any need to visit here is because of the history that has gone on so as long as you make it a brief visit you will complete the political tour of Belfast by stopping here.

Visited April 2013
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“why bother”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2013

If you want to be depressed and wonder what it was all about then go ahead It is a soul less working class area with nothing to offer. I lived there and got out

Visited March 2013
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“ok, to tour but be aware.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

We spent the day exploring the Falls Road area having heard so much about it and having read several books on the "troubles". It's a great area to explore but please before you arrive check with someone perhaps in your hotel or tourist board that there isn't a demonstration going on. People with cameras who are not known may not be welcome or even assaulted things can turn nasty quickly here if your face doesn't fit.

In saying that we drove and walked around all the murals. Some good ones on the Whitrock road just off the Falls. I would not recommend you visit at night or if any kind of demo/celebration/ etc is going on or if anything is happening in the area thar may involve alcohol. If you don't believe me, theres a reason the Police still parol here in armoured vehicles and carry machine guns!

Finaly bear in mind everything you read here is one sided; some of the things may be grounded in truth but much is distorted and any real historian would tell you the real facts behind the murals etc. But as a study in social hitory and the history of Belfast/ NI/ UK it is a must see

In summary, watch your security, things can go wrong very fast here especialy where alcohol is involved and have an open mind as to what people are trying to represent or misrepresent.

Visited April 2013
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