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Friar's Bush

Stranmillis Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Ranked #68 of 122 Attractions in Belfast
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Type: Cemeteries, Cultural

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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98 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I had to give some notice when booking my appointment - 3 days wasn't enough notice so I settled on 2 weeks in advance which was today! The staff member was there to unlock the gates at 09:00 as requested & he remained within the graveyard until I was ready to leave. There are no proper paths so you will... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I love visiting graveyards so when I seen this one I had to see it. You do have to book a appointment but within 15 minutes of me calling I was let in to see it. I took a lot of photos but was very upset when I got home to find out only 5 saved to camera (very weird)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012 via mobile

Fascinating glimpse into the past. Visited this cemetery during European heritage day in September when such places are opened to the public. Incredibly sad to see the life expectancy of children 100 plus years ago. Realise how lucky we are. Beautiful and haunting. Not manicured like some cemeteries but well worth a visit if you can.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2010

I noticed this ancient old graveyard whilst sitting in the cafeteria of the Ulster museum in Belfast, drinking a cup of tea and fortunately looking out of the window. A quest followed then in order to try to find it from ouside, as I had no notice of where it might have been. The cemetry seemed long been neglected, but... More 

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