Belfast Things to Do

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    Exterior
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  • Peace wall, with murals
    Peace wall, with murals
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    City Hall
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  • 1. Open Top Bus Tour

    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...

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  • 2. Titanic

    Samson and Goliath are two shipbuilding cranes dominate the skyline of Belfast. They are both at the shipyard of Harland & Wolf, where the Titanic was built. The cranes were made by the German company...

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  • 3. Parish Church of St George

    This stained glass piece was propped up against a plain glass window. It was a portrait of Saint George. The lady that I'd spoken to earlier had disappeared into a room off the Chancel, then...

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  • 4. City Hall

    This Renaissance building was opened in 1906 and reflects the power of the British Empire The Town Hall is undergoing extensive renovation and is only opened to the public in 2009. Until then you can...

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  • 5. Albert Memorial Clock

    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...

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  • 6. Samson and Goliath

    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...

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  • 7. Crown Liquor Saloon

    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...

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  • 8. Murals

    The struggle between Catholics and Protestants was not only conducted together to harass, to hold large parades and bickering in parliament. With bombs There were also large murals made​​....

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  • 9. St Anne's Cathedral

    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...

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  • 10. St George's Market

    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...

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  • 11. Botanic Gardens

    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...

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  • 12. Grand Opera House

    This impressive building is partly due to its red brick color one of the most striking buildings in Belfast It is built in Victorian style and completely restored in 1980. Inside are statues of...

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  • 13. Belfast Castle

    The Castle stands at Cave Hill, a 360 meter high that is clearly visible from the city. In earlier times it was the residence of local chieftains. The castle is...

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  • 14. Peace Wall

    The wall consists of one part brick, one part iron, and one part steel. More than seven metres high, it's topped with spikes and barbed wire. Its purpose is not...

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  • 15. Unmissable mural/political taxi tour

    A fascinating tour of The Republican Falls road and The Loyalist Shankill.A long with peaces walls,jail, politicial solgans and wall art.I totally feel sympathy...

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  • 16. The Ulster Museum

    Free admission for a start so thats always a plus! The museum covers so many different things right back to the stone age and onto modern times. Very kid...

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  • 17. Belfast black taxi tours

    Well...where to start with this?Anyone visiting Belfast will not get better value for money than booking a tour with this company.Myself and my 18 year old son...

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  • 18. BLACK CAB TOURS

    A personal guided tour around the amazing paintings of belfast,it is very special because you have your own personal guide, who will answer all your questions,...

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  • 19. A journey into the past

    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED, I WOULD URGE ANYONE WANTING TO UNDERSTAND THE TROUBLES,AND LEARN ABOUT THE COMMUN ITIES YOU ARE VISITING TO TAKE THIS TOUR, IT GIVES A GREAT...

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  • 20. Belfast mural tour

    an amazing in depth narrative on the murals, ive read that others see these paintings as uninteresting or a history that should be forgotten, we booked with...

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  • 21. Black Cab Tours

    A friend and I were traveling to Northern Ireland, but didn't know too much about the 'Troubles'. We wanted to learn about Belfast and that meant learning about...

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  • 22. Belfast City Bike Tour

    It's roughly a 2.5 - 3 hour guided tour of Belfast by bike over a distance of about 10k. The bikes are pretty cool - called California Cruisers and remind me of...

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  • 23. Beacon of Hope

    On the west bank of River Lagan, just south of Queen’s Bridge, stands the 19,5 metres tall statue Beacon of Hope. It was made by the artist Andy Scott in 2006...

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  • 24. The Tropical Ravine

    Near the Palm House, in the Botanic Gardens, is the Tropical Ravine. It is a greenhouse built in red brick in 1889 and it was designed by Charles Mc Kimm, the...

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  • 25. The Palm House

    The Palm House, which is situated in the Botanic Gardens, is an early example of a glasshouse made with glass and curved iron . It is even older than the glass...

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