This one-and-a-half hour Belfast history walking tour is an introduction to the story of Belfast; from its foundation by royal charter in 1613 to the present-day city.
You will discover the amazing public art, iconic buildings and unique history of the city.
The walking tour will visit the City Hall grounds, the main commercial centre of Belfast and pass through the Cathedral Quarter, the cultural and nightlife hub of the city.
The tour will talk about pivotal individuals whose lives shaped Belfast’s history. These include Mary Joy McCracken, the anti-slavery activist who campaigned against slavery for over 70 years; her brother Henry, executed for treason in 1798; Crawford McCullagh, son of a tenant farmer who became a millionaire draper and was Lord Mayor of Belfast for 17 years; and Waddel Cunningham, a merchant prince of Belfast who tried to establish the Belfast Slave Ship Company in 1786.
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START: The tour is 1.5 hours long and departs from The Salmon of Knowledge (The Big Fish).
MEET: at The Salmon of Knowledge (The Big Fish), Donegall Quay, Lagan River bank (postcode BT1 3NG). This is by the Lagan Weir footbridge and behind the Customs House.
END: Approximately 1.5 hours later underneath the Statue of Queen Victoria, Belfast City Hall (postcode BT1 5GS).
COST: 20.00 GBP per adult (16 and over); minimum group is 5 adults, maximum is 15.
INCLUDED: tour guide.