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Shankill Road, Belfast

#6 of 33 in Historic Sites in Belfast
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
Lined with numerous shops, Shankill Road runs through west Belfast. The area is best known for the violence that occurred there during "the troubles" in the 1960s and 1970s. Local buses bring visitors from the center of Belfast to the famous street. Enjoy the shops and a pint with the locals. Add Shankill Road to your Belfast travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Belfast road trip planner.
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  • Wild. Never be back. Awful place full of hatred, crime and wasters. Not safe for families, or children, or adults, or animals or anyone for that matter.  more »
  • What a terrible place. Steeped in hatred for all things Irish & Catholic. On April 7th some youths saw fit to start a riot because they were directed by local paramilitaries to do so. Set fire to.....  more »
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