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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

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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

There are no left luggage facilities at the bus and train stations in Belfast for security reasons, too easy to plant an incendary device and leg it. I do not know where in town you can have left...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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