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Shankill Road, Belfast

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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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  • Walked from Falls Road to Shanklin Road. An emotional journey through troubled times. There was a memorial service taking place as we arrived on the Road.  more »
  • My wife and I visited the Shankill Road as part of a taxi tour on our recent visit to Belfast. No matter which side of the divide you favour you must visit the Shankill road to capture the essence of ...  more »
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