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City Hall

Donegall Sq., Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
44-28-9027-0456
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Ranked #10 of 155 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Government Buildings, Architectural Buildings
Description: This beautiful, neoclassical building serves as the seat of the city's government.
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London, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Belfast's City Hall is well worth a visit. Built more like a castle (to me) than a City Hall. The central atrium, with dome roof is worth seeing even if you don't take time for the tour. Our hostess had been doing tours for many years but she stilled seemed pleased to be doing it. She took extra time after... More

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This immense building is impressive and well worth visiting, even if only to walk around the outside. Visit both during daylight and in the dark, to appreciate the building lit up.

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Edmonton, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I was travelling in Ireland during the 2014 world cup and I have to say I really enjoyed the atmosphere (even with a high police presence) food trucks set up shop, large screens were set up and hundreds of people gathered on the grass in front of this beautiful building to cheer on their teams. It was quite an experience.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

This is one of the hidden gems in Belfast. The tour is free and the building is GORGEOUS! You get to see a lot of the interior and sit in the councilors' chamber. You even get to try on the robes of the councilors. The architecture is fascinating and you may even see the lord mayor while you are on... More

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The City Hall truly is a spectacular building and what's more amazing is that the tour is totally free and very informative. It is most definitely well worth a visit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

We thought we'd nip in and founf an excellent tea room (Bobbins). Smashing surroundings, a good buzz and the service was top notch - as were the cakes and scones! Good value too - for 5 of us, each with a drink and a cake it was only £17.00.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This is a beautiful building in downtown Belfast. It has stained glass windows and a number of statues around the outside. It is free and easily accessible.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Definately go for a guided tour around the City Hall. Beautiful building, fantastic tour guide, great history and it's free!!!!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

So Rich in history and the lead lights are wonderful. ,great cafe too called bobbins, didn't stay too long as we were on our way elsewhere but will definitely spend more time next time in Belfast

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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Iconic buliding - sets off Belfast and the gardens are well looked after. Nice place to dander around and relax

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