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City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with 48-Hour Pass
"See the sights of Belfast on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour. You can hop on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 20 total stops and the entire route takes approximately 1 hour. The bus departs eve Belfast has become a lively friendly and welcoming place for the visitor with a rich history and culture.City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Stops: Castle Place Customs House Odyssey Arena Titanic Belfast Titanic Dock and Pumphouse Parliament Buildings """With this 48-hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker City Sightseeing bus you can see the Wall Murals in Falls Road and Crumlin Road
From GBP13.00
 
City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with 48-Hour Pass
"See the sights of Belfast on this City Sightseeing hop-on hop-off tour. You can hop on and off as many times as you like aboard this open-top double-decker bus. There are 20 total stops and the entire route takes approximately 1 hour. The bus departs eve Belfast has become a lively friendly and welcoming place for the visitor with a rich history and culture.City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Stops: Castle Place Customs House Odyssey Arena Titanic Belfast Titanic Dock and Pumphouse Parliament Buildings """With this 48-hour ticket aboard an open-top double-decker City Sightseeing bus you can see the Wall Murals in Falls Road and Crumlin Road
From GBP13.00
 
Belfast Day Trip from Dublin
"Starting from a central Dublin location your day trip departs early to beat the traffic on the drive north to Belfast. In the mid-morning you’ll enter Northern Ireland and reach Belfast the country’s capital city. Here you will have a guided coach tour of Belfast City where you'll be shown the Belfast peace walls that act as peace lines between the Catholic and Protestant communities. Look out for the wall murals that tell stories of community disputes from both sides of the fence.After a light-hearted introdu you’ll have approximately two hours to spend at leisure and your guide will happily offer directions to recommended lunch spots. Suggested Belfast attractions for you to see include Belfast Cathedral (also known as St Anne’s Cathedral)
From EUR45.00

More Local Customs in Belfast

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Belfast Pubs

It is a tradition that the School's Rugby Cup Final is held on St. Patrick's Day. In 2005 the finalists were Royal Belfast Academical Institution and their regular combatants Methodist College...
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Driving

If you are travelling to Belfast from Dublin or other city in Republic of Ireland you need known that meazurement units change from Kilometer to Miles and meters to yards, and the signs about...
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Viewing murals.

It has recently become popular to visit areas of Belfast where there are murals painted on the gable ends of rows of houses. Some of these areas can be fairly rough areas and should really be avoided,...
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Music Festivals

Every day on Royal Avenue, you will see street entertainers, who are always fun to see. There is the bagpiper player, who is practically part of the scenery every Saturday now! This pic is of two...
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Accents

The Belfast accent is one of the most unique,hard to understand English-speaking accents I have ever heard. I got used to it after working and living with a bunch of friends from Northern Ireland but...
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COFFEE IN YOUR ROOM

’Coffee making facilities’ is the odd way this fantastic bit of British Culture is usually described. You get an electric kettle, tea, coffee, milk, sugar and biscuits (cookies) in your room! That’s...
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STAG DO's

With increasing prosperity in the Province, a great party atmosphere and the rise of cheap flights to Belfast – this has become one of THE places to have a Stag Do. What is a Stag Do? It’s the male...
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THE TITANIC

The Titanic was an ‘unsinkable’ ship that sank and killed hundreds. Well, let me tell you the local people have something to say about the matter. The Titanic was built here in the massive Harland and...
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A strange sense of humour...

Favorite Thing: The many years of sectarian strife has bred a deep rich and dark sense of humour in the province.Two little stories may help to illustrate this :A visitor to Belfast is questioned in a...
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George Best

George Best was a top footballer from Belfast during the 1960s who played for Manchester Utd. Unfortunately, he became an alcoholic and died of renal failure in 2005. "I spent a lot of money on booze,...
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12th July Parades

12th July ParadesThese are basically 'British' parades. They happen thoroughout NI on this day, the largest being in Belfast. They are full of colour and noise, different bands such as Blood and...
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The Shankill Mirror

This is a free monthly community newspaper for the Greater Shankill area which includes the Shankill itself,Woodvale,Springmartin,Glencairn,Ballysillan,Ardoyne,etc. It has been described by...
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Bouncers

Something that may surprise a first-time visitor to Belfast is that it's not only the clubs that have bouncers on the door. The pubs and many shops (especially those staying open later) also have a...
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Eating scones.

Scones are an important part of the working life - without scones and tea, I doubt much work would be done in Northern Ireland. Sadly, they are becoming less popular as more people go for American...
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Top Hotels in Belfast

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10 Donegal Square South, Belfast, BT1 5JD, United Kingdom
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Great Victoria St., Belfast, BT2 7AP, United Kingdom
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60 Eglantine Avenue, Belfast, BT9 6DY, United Kingdom
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36 Cromwell Road, Botanic Ave, Belfast, BT7 1JW, United Kingdom
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Blacks Road, Dunmurry, Belfast, Northern Ireland B
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35-39 Waring Street, Cathedral Quarter, Belfast, BT1 2DY, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Belfast

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Murals

I have to say I love street art and wall murals in particular and I was a little curious to see some of the famous murals in Belfast. These are unlike anything I have seen before however as many of...
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Botanic Gardens

Update November 2015. Readers of my pages here on Virtual Tourist know that I like to keep them as up to date as possible, specifically if I re-visit a place I have been to before and this is the...
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Titanic Exhibition

Take a walk around the outside of the museum. If nothing else to fully appreciate the building and take in the sites round about. You can do a walking tour that includes some of the nearby buildings...
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Ulster Museum

Update November 2015. It just keeps getting better. Readers of my pages here on VT know that I like to keep them up to date as much as I can and this is an attempt so to do. In September 2015 I was...
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Albert Memorial Clock

During the reign of Queen Victoria she was expected, at some point, to visit Belfast and the city made a big effort to impress her. In the end she never actually visited the city but one of the...
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Murals

Belfast and the rest of Northern Ireland has long been known for it's murals, often on the gable walls of terrace houses and unmissable if you are passing by. When I lived in Belfast in the 1970's and...
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