The Black Taxi tours of Belfast have become world famous in their own right as they are a fun, interesting and educational way of exploring the city. There’s simply no better way of seeing Belfast than from the back of one of these renowned Black Taxis.
Belfast’s political history is of huge interest to most visitors who come to this city. By taking a tour in a Black Taxi you will learn all about the city’s turbulent history and sectarian divide from the well-informed and educated tour guides. The tour lasts for about 90 minutes and will hugely improve your understanding of the troubles. This is the most popular type of black taxi tour in Belfast. You’ll see memorials and murals belong to both communities and the Belfast Peace Wall.
You can also take tours of the city centre to see the Ulster Museum, the City Hall, St.Anne’s Cathedral, Cave Hill and Queen’s University to name a few. Or how about take a tour through the Titanic Shipyards or even a tour of the Antrim Coastline where you can see the Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle and the The Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge.
The prices of the Black Taxis depend on how long the tour is and how many passengers there are.
So when you visit Belfast, avoid the hassle of buses and metros and let someone else do the driving.
If you’ve been on a Black Taxi tour of Belfast, let us know what you thought of it! All comments, tips, advice welcome. There are a number of Black Taxi companies working in the city, so you might find yourself a competitive rate.
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