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Address: 7 Meenan Square | Bogside, Derry BT48 9EX, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 7137 3842
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The People's Gallery is recognized as one of Derry's main tourist sites. It...

The People's Gallery is recognized as one of Derry's main tourist sites. It depicts over three decades of conflict and is visited by many thousands of tourists each year. It was created by the three men known as The Bogside Artists

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We took in the murals in the Bogside as part of our tour with Derry Guided Tours. It was great to have a local telling us about the people behind the murals

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took in the murals in the Bogside as part of our tour with Derry Guided Tours. It was great to have a local telling us about the people behind the murals

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Ballyshannon, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Every Mural has it's own story to tell, what a tragic place this "Bogside" the Paratroopers have still so much to answer for and certainly the Powers in Westminister have so much to answer for.

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Thank Paddy3716
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

The murals tell a story and the best way to get that story is by the Mural artists. Check out their walking tour if you can.

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Belfast, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The real haunting aspect of this and other murals here is their strange and terrible familiarity. I have seen similar work all over the world from Vietnam to Australia, from China to France. Why is it that the face of violence becomes the image of truth so often in so many places - here it is both powerful and sad.

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ballymna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Went down to city to get some work done ,I had to get a few repairs done to my heart ,the people down there are the best I have ever met .I met a man down in the heart ward .Danny mac, I only new him for 36 hours we bonded he told me if I was every down in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Interesting artwork that tells a story. I took a stroll around and got a view pictures. Looking at the history after certainly brought it home of what the people of Ireland have been through

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Domodossola, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015

We visited this place with reverence cause we saw the Troubles images.in TV in our childhood, The pictures brought a lump to our throats and was spontaneous speaking with one of the Bogside Artists I think Kevin and shake hands. Then we visited Bogside Murals as a pilgrimage, we were very sad,

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

These murals are not just something to see if you come to Derry, they're something you should make a trip to Derry specifically for. The history behind them is moving, and the art is absolutely beautiful. Worth a slow walk to take time to read, to ponder, and to contemplate the lives of those who went through the Troubles. Also... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

In every corner you can see different murales. For freedom, for fight, for died people, for heroes. 2 hours are not enogh to enjoy all the tour.

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Round Lake, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2013

If you can only see one thing in Londonderry/Derry, the People's Gallery (or Bogside Murals) are a must. Situated in the heart of the Bogside (across from the Free Derry corner, the Bloody Sunday Memorial, and the Hunger Strike Memorial), the murals show different images of events during the Troubles. Created by three artists, the murals illustrate everything from civil... More 

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