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City Hall

Donegall Sq., Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
44-28-9027-0456
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Ranked #8 of 156 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Government Buildings, Architectural Buildings
Description: This beautiful, neoclassical building serves as the seat of the city's government.
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Canberra, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

What a great visual experience as you look up on entering! This building is impressive on the outside but take the time to wander its corridors and exhibitions. You wont be disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

This building is the quintessential centre point of Belfast city, it is worth travelling inside to see the beautiful marble and dome. However I did not see a tour available, building lovers will like this building.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Very beautiful building but that's it, not a great deal to see apart from the building but wasn't really expecting much more, but my journey was to see some sights and the building was a wonderful sight to see

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

Yesterday me and my girlfriend visited befast for the day, we thougt the city to be beautiful, grand and yet have a simple elegance to it. We visited the tour of the city hall at 3pm for a 50 minute tour. It was free and it was brilliant :) the guide as very knowledgeable and witty, the history or the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I spent 4 days in Belfast and as the tour of the city hall was at limited times we kept missing it. On our penultimate day in Belfast we ended up at the City Hall near he start time so we decided to go ( I had to force my sister as she was toured out by this stage). The... More

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Spacious eating area with good variety of 'homemade' food. Staff give you time to enjoy your lunch and not rush around clearing your table just as you finish eating. Prices average and we visit this 'cafe' each time we visit Belfast.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a beautiful and interesting building. The free tour is excellent, lasts around 50 minutes and allows access to a number of civic rooms. The carpets are stunning! Well worth a visit.

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Greek Islands
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I enjoy going around on the City Hall tour,as each time I go around with new people,I find out little differences,as each tour is a little different,depending on which tour guide you are with,as some go more for the history of the building etc.,while others will discuss the history of the people,and others a mixture of both,so all in all,a... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

The free tour is well organized, and takes you through the rooms and explains the architecture and the historical significance. Check for the times in advance. If you like architecture, you'll love this place. If you're a history buff, you'll love this place even more. Given how much some of the other UK attractions charge it's great to have something... More

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Belfast
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The City Hall is a must do visit for anyone going to Belfast. There are free tours every week day and the informative tour guides give lots of fascinating information on the beautiful building and also historical information relating to the wider city. This is terrific - don't miss it.

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