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Cathedral Quarter

Belfast, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
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Ranked #14 of 156 attractions in Belfast
Type: Neighborhoods, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Traveler Description: Belfast's Cathedral Quarter should be similar to the Temple Bar area in Dublin when the area has been developed. The Community Arts Forum is located... more »
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

...with lots of cafes and bars. Could do with other small businesses to pull further attraction to the area eg art showrooms, pop up shops, etc. just to keep it local and current.

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Cobbled stone streets , restaurants , bars , hotels , the true Belfast , getting popular every day ..

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is what it is a cathedral , there's no quarter just a run down street prolly a victim of the recession .. Unless you want to see an old cathedral that you could probably see at home dnt bother tbh .

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The main attraction is the Cathedral, which is a very interesting building. Apart from that the area isn't that exciting though no doubt that will change when the planned university campus locates to the area. Well worth a visit but don't expect too much.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Variety of places to eat / drink / enjoy :) Went to Dirty Onion (there was a q to get in), went to Cloth Ear (this was ok), couldn't get in to Filthy McNasty's so try to get there early maybe........a good night out

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Congleton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Ok-not my usual scene, but everyone was welcoming and friendly, despite any of our party being LGTG. I hope they all enjoy their weekend and receive the same understanding and tolerance as they showed us.

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Dublin, Ireland
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91 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

There are new murals of notable figures in Northern Irish life on the walls near the Duke of York pub, and its really worth checking out the cathedral (of course) as well as the pubs and restaurants - old and very new - in the area. Its a huge improvement from what it was, and Belfast is pretty small, so... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
27 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

For the past number of years, development in the Cathedral Quarter of Belfast has fostered creative communities and humming pubs and cafes. Catering for the artistic and creatives, gay & straight nightclubs, cafes and restaurants, bars and nightclubs, check out this nugget of Belfast

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Poor service. Poor quality of food. Long long waiting time on quiet night. Not recommended. Staff were friendly though.

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Philadelphia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A tour guide at the dome of Victoria Place pointed out a nice hourlong walk in the cathedral quarter including a visit to the oldest Catholic church and the Protestant cathedral. We also visited the N. Ireland craft center and gallery and walked around the university. We saw a number of restaurants and cafes which we wished we had known... More

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