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City Hall

Address: Donegall Sq., Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
Phone Number: 44-28-9027-0456
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Belfast City Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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Ranked #6 of 122 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings, Landmarks
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Owner description: This beautiful, neoclassical building serves as the seat of the city's government.
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

I was part of a group of (mature!) students studying tour guiding at Belfast Met who did the guided tour around Belfast City Hall today. The tours go three times a day - 11am, 2pm and 3pm - and what's more, they are absolutely free! Our guide was a lovely lady called Cindy who really brought the history of the... More

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Lived in Belfast forever and visit City Centre all LOTS and love Christmas Market.....been 5 times already this year but first time we actually went inside the City Hall.......spectacular building with great café and Christmas Tree inside

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

The City Hall is impressive from the outside but even more so from the inside. Built at the height of the city's wealth generated from its shipbuilding and other industries, it boasts a magnificent marble staircase leading to the Council Chamber, the Reception Room and the Great Hall. The tour is very informative and is free. Well worth it!

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Athlone, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The city needs to be proud of this unique beguiling place with so much history which has been silently absorbed and silenced except in the deep annals of some books. It is a glimpse of Ireland in its wild wooded past with the hills and glades sheltered by the mountain crowned by Ben Madigan or Napoleans Nose. It is said... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

The City Hall is well worth a visit if you're in Belfast, take the tour if you have time. Apart for the splendid of the entrance hall, the tour takes you to the council chamber and the other magnificent halls. Our guide Cindy was really informative. The temporary WW1 exhibitions was interesting. The Christmas market was on during our visit... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

City hall is right in the centre of town! Lovely sight inside and out. Easy to find! Especially as Christmas is approaching so the Christmas market was a joy! Happy by the gluten free options too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

It's at the heart of the city, the building is beautiful however those who are responsible leave for its lighting truly know how to enhance its beauty. Excellent job! The Christmas Market is a great addition to the city. Many colourful and exciting stalls, something for everyone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

To reward Belfast’s leading industrial prowess in the late 19th century city status was granted. Thus a City Hall was required and it was constructed on this central site of the then Linen Hall. The exterior and grounds are very attractive and present a focal point when walking along Royal Avenue. In front is a fine statue of Queen Victoria,... More

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Windsor, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were on a cruise and the shuttlebus dropped us opposite the City Hall in Belfast. This building was built from the financial and other success from the turn of the century (1900). The interior really is excellent with no expense spared. Lots of marble, high grandiose ceilings plus the dome. We went on the free tour which on this... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Just like the title says, and the beauty of the inside of this building is superb. The stain glass windows are worth and visit alone. Bobbin cafe is reasonably priced and do both hot and cold food. The tour of this city hall is worth it.

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