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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
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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

Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Belfast

Warnings and Dangers

Northern Ireland

I first wrote this tip in 2010 to reiterate what other VT-ers had written about the Troubles. I'm updating it in 2016 for the same reason. What happened during the period we call 'The Troubles' is...
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Safety

With the sea as flat as glass Barbara and I found these signs warning of Danger of 'Unexpected Waves' intriguing. I suppose at certain times this could be a problem as the coastal path is right down...
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Money

The currency of Northern Ireland, like Scotlnd and Wales, is GBP. BUT...like Scotland though not Wales...banknotes printed in Northern Ireland are not generally accepted elsewhere in the UK. They are...
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The Troubles

Dave Allen, the Irish comic, used to tell this joke : "What is the fastest game in the world" ? Answer : Pass-the-parcel in a Belfast pub. Many people have some very strange ideas about personal...
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Parades

It may be wise to avoid visiting the Belfast murals during Marching season around July 12 commemorating the Battle of the Boyne by the Orange men. Also obviously it is best to visit the murals during...
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Hiking/hillwalking

wheither walking a signposted way, or exploring an area on foot, be prepared! A good map and walking guide are essential! Comfortable shoes and a water bottle are good ideas, too. If you're accustomed...
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Sunday in Belfast

Sunday in Belfast, and likely most of Northern Ireland, is dead, dead, dead. Most of the shops we went by were closed except for those in the malls, lots of restaurants and pubs are either closed or...
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Dabs
Sep 29, 2010

Parking

We visited Belfast on a Sunday when a lot of the parking restrictions are lifted, many of the meters say that they don't need to be fed on Sunday. But we were unfamiliar with the street markings, even...
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Dabs
Sep 26, 2010

Hertz car hire

I booked a rental car on the internet for our airport arrival in April 09. Found the best rate using a price comparison website.The quoted cost - £73 for 3 days. I know about "exclusions" but...
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iaint
Apr 26, 2009

Politics

Although the city is beginning to move on beyond its troubled past, politics is still a touchy subject especially around certain areas of the city. Use your common sense - while some people are open...
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pure1942
Apr 29, 2008

Shopping Hours

City-centre shops are generally open Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm (Thurs until 9pm). Some larger stores open Sun 1-5pm.Neighbourhood stores and garage forecourt convenience shops often open much longer-24hrs...
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viddra
Dec 23, 2006

I myself did not spend any...

I myself did not spend any significant time in Belfast City, not because there was any particular thing about it I didn't like or any palpable danger.... just that I prefer the countryside.But surely...
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dantes2
May 26, 2004

Spides - Wee weird kids

Avoid kids in tracksuits. They speak a weird indecipherable language that even locals don't understand.They aren't dangerous just really annoying.Just ignore them!!Tracksuits, white usually. Gold...
gazzaman
Jul 24, 2003

over rated warnings

Well politically belfast and more to the point Northern Ireland are very well known for for all the wrong reasons.I find it hard to write a warning on my own experience of Northern Ireland as the...
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ombre
Apr 15, 2003

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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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7-21 Bradbury Place, Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT7 1RQ, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Belfast

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Titanic Exhibition

The Titanic museum in Belfast is the biggest Titanic attraction in the world. The museum extends over nine galleries, where the visitor explores the Titanic history. You start with the Boomtown...
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River Lagan

The Lagan is the river which meets the sea in the middle of the city. The part which is right in the city centre (before the river reaches the docks) has been regenerated in recent years, and is...
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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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City Hall

The White Linen Hall once sat on the site now occupied by Belfast City Hall. Construction stated in 1898 and was completed by 1906 at the cost of 369,000 pounds. It was built for Queen Victoria’s...
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City Hall

One of my favourite things about the City Hall was the gorgeous stained glass windows. These were located in the corridors either side of the main entrance hall. Each has an explanation, on the wall...
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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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ronaldbarr

"Belfast Northern Ireland"
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elcolibri

"Belfast"
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planxty

"A trip down memory lane"
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made_ofstone

"BELFAST"
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"Beal Feirste"
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