The popular Belfast tour was the only attraction in Ireland to feature on the list, ranking alongside experiences in Egypt, Italy, and London.
One popular Belfast tour has ranked among the top 20 experiences in the world, according to TripAdvisor’s most recent Traveller’s Choice Awards.
The annual awards recognise the very best in the global tourism industry, giving travellers inspiration for their next trip.
So, if you’re visiting Northern Ireland’s capital city, make sure to add this fantastic tour to your bucket list.
The best experiences in the world ‒ according to those who have done them
TripAdvisor released their annual ranking of Top Overall Experiences in the World; one Belfast tour ranked among the very best.
The famous Black Taxi Tour, which takes visitors on a historical tour around the city, ranked 17th on the list of Top Overall Experiences, making it the only tour in Ireland to make the list.
Several other experiences around the UK were featured. These include a High-Speed Thames River RIB Cruise in London and a City and Beatles Tour in Liverpool.
The Chocolatarium Chocolate Tour Experience in Edinburgh ranked just above Belfast, coming in at number 16.
Belfast Taxi Tour – a bucket list-worthy experience
A Black Taxi Tour of Belfast often ranks among the very best things to do in the city. Led by locals, the tours give visitors a unique insight into the Belfast’s troubled history.
The experience, hosted by Cab Tours Belfast, is priced from £60 per adult and lasts between 60 and 90 minutes.
The tour’s TripAdvisor description reads, “Expand your knowledge of Belfast’s turbulent history and find out about The Troubles from a company that is owned by both a Catholic and a Protestant.”
The company “provides a balanced, unbiased viewpoint. Opting for a private black taxi tour is a comfortable alternative to a crowded bus.
“It means you can ask the driver questions along the way as you travel between points of interest, such as the city’s famous murals.”
Belfast tour ranked among top 20 experiences in the world ‒ one of the city’s best experiences
There are plenty of great things to see and do in Belfast. Some of our favourites include the fantastic Titanic Belfast, which tells the story of the ill-fated ocean liner, and Crumlin Road Gaol.
However, it is the city’s local-run Black Taxi Tours that have left a lasting impression on tourists visiting the city.
TripAdvisor also released their ranking of top experiences by region, highlighting the best traveller activities in Ireland.
Topping their list was the Dark Dublin Guided Walking Tour. The experience takes visitors on a walk around Ireland’s capital city, revealing the city’s darker side.
The Guided Climb of Carrauntoohil in Kerry ranked second, and the Cliffs of Moher Tour from Dublin ranked third. With so much to see and do across the country, Ireland is an absolute bucket list-must for travellers.
If you are interested in Belfast, you should consider a ‘More than the Troubles’ walking tour.
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