My boyfriend and I recently decided last minute to take a black taxi tour of Belfast and its murals having being recommended by a friend. We weren't sure if it was our thing, but we did want to see... more
Visit the opulent City Hall, built after Belfast became a City in 1888 (outdoing Liverpool in opulence?), finished in 1906, for a free tour.
Monday to Friday at 11am, 2pm and 3pm and Saturday at 2pm... more
At Queens Square, in the end of High Street stands the leaning Albert Clock Tower. It was erected in 1867 in memory of Queen Victoria’s husband Prince Albert, who died in 1861. Because the clock tower... more
These two massive cranes still loom over the Harland and Wolff shipyards, said to have the largest dry dock in the world. The cranes are the second and third largest in the world and, even for someone... more
This is a pretty wonderful place.
It's now owned by the National Trust, hardly surprising given the wonderful tiling, carving, colours, whirls and swirls of its interior and the equally over-the-top... more
St Georges Market was built between 1890 - 1896 and has a façade of red brick. Inside you will find many stands selling fresh fish, fruit and vegetables and bread, but also clothes and books and... more
Next to the Europa Bus Station is the Grand Opera House (well next door but one to the Europa Hotel, which holds the dubious title of being 'The most bombed hotel in Europe' during the troubles -... more
The Botanic Gardens, located next door to the main Queen's University buildings, is a lovely place for a walk on a sunny day. Not far from the main entrance, you will see a small tree in a cage. This... more
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Construction of the cathedral was begun in 1899, but it was not completed until 1981. Well, the 40 metre high spire in stainless steel was added as late as 2006, it is named a Spire of Hope. Even if... more
Can I start by saying that I am delighted to see that over 8000 people have had the great taste to visit my Belfast page. Amazingly not everyone has found it infantile or offencive. If you are amused,...
In looking to get away for a few days I thought of Dublin as I had never been there before and whilst checking for flights I noticed Belfast and thought I’d take a look at that as well. When thinking...
I worked in Belfast for nearly 3 years and have seen it improve dramatically. The people are very warm and friendly, once you master the accent, and there is some very good nightlife surrounded by a...