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Ranked #1 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Museums
Owner description: The SS Nomadic is known as Titanic's little sister. Built at the same time, by the same people, in the same Harland and Wolff... more » Owner description: The SS Nomadic is known as Titanic's little sister. Built at the same time, by the same people, in the same Harland and Wolff shipyard as Titanic, Nomadic brought those boarding the great liner at Cherbourg to the ship. That was the start of an adventurous life, as she played a part in WW One and Two, carried many famous people to the great trans-Atlantic liners, became a floating restaurant in Paris and was saved from being scrapped by the people of Belfast.Now completely refurbished as a visitor attraction, you can walk in the footsteps of history, learn her story, and become part of the new chapter of her dramatic existence. « less
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Ranked #2 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The Crumlin Road Gaol dates back to 1845 and closed it's doors as a working prison in 1996. After extensive renovations the... more » Owner description: The Crumlin Road Gaol dates back to 1845 and closed it's doors as a working prison in 1996. After extensive renovations the gaol has re opened as a visitor attraction and conference centre. Today you can take a guided tour of the prison and hear about the history of the site from when women and children were held within it's walls through to the political segregation of republican and loyalist prisoners and learn about why the decision was taken to close the prison.During the tour of the gaol you will be taken by your tour guide to visit the underground tunnel that used to connect the gaol to the Crumlin Road Courthouse, you will get a chance to sit in the Governor's chair, view all the wings from the circle and of course pay a visit to the condemned mans cell before seeing the execution cell where the majority of the 17 men were hanged. « less
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Ranked #3 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Scenic Drives
Owner description: McComb's Travel is Belfast's longest established Coach Day Tour Provider. We are the only tour company providing brand new... more » Owner description: McComb's Travel is Belfast's longest established Coach Day Tour Provider. We are the only tour company providing brand new luxury award winning coaches, offering passengers the upmost comfort, along with highly experienced friendly guides. We offer a day tour to Giant's Causeway, along with new Game of Thrones Tours, Cruise Ship Shore Excursions, Bespoke Private Tours and luxury travel. « less
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Ranked #4 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Architectural Buildings; Operas
Owner description: The Grand Opera House in Belfast is Northern Ireland's premier theatre, presenting a range of drama, dance, opera, comedy,... more » Owner description: The Grand Opera House in Belfast is Northern Ireland's premier theatre, presenting a range of drama, dance, opera, comedy, musicals, pantomime, family and West End shows. Established in 1895, the theatre boasts the majestic Victorian main auditorium designed by renowned architect Frank Matcham. Extended in 2006, the original building has been joined by a striking addition to Belfast's skyline, The Baby Grand. The initiate studio is home to a smaller performance space with 100 seats. Northern Ireland's premier theatre delivers an outstanding programme of entertainment, playing host to some of the greatest names in theatre and music. The theatre boasts a wide array of popular shows; everything from opera and drama to pantomime, comedy and musicals. The Grand Opera House offers unrivalled corporate hospitality with tailored events packages and is the perfect venue for meetings, special events and conferences of all sizes. The historical theatre is one of the most unique conference venues in Belfast, catering for seminars, conferences, meetings and weddings for up to 130 people in the Baby Grand Studio. The Main Auditorium holds up to 1060 people and smaller meeting rooms are also available. The theatre bars stock a range of drinks including beer, wine and spirits, in addition to tea and coffee. « less
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Ranked #5 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks

History Saint Malachy's Church, Belfast is one of the oldest Catholic Churches in Belfast and is located a short distance from Belfast City Hall. It is the focal point of the... more »

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Ranked #6 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Museum displaying a collection of early Irish artifacts and treasures from the Spanish Armada.
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Ranked #7 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Architectural Buildings; Government Buildings; Landmarks
This beautiful, neoclassical building serves as the seat of the city's government.
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Ranked #8 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Castles; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Nature and Parks
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Ranked #10 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Specialty Museums
Owner description: The Titanic Belfast visitor attraction extends over nine galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition. Drawing... more » Owner description: The Titanic Belfast visitor attraction extends over nine galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition. Drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features you will explore the Titanic story in a fresh and insightful way from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her infamous maiden voyage and catastrophic demise. The journey goes beyond the aftermath of the sinking, to the discovery of the wreck and continues into the present day in the Ocean Exploration Centre. « less
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Ranked #11 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Architectural Buildings; Educational Sites; Landmarks
Belfast's largest university is well known for its beautiful campus.
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Ranked #12 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #13 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Children's Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #14 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Neighborhoods; Historic Walking Areas

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 in this area of the city. The... more »

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Ranked #15 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Farms; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Historic Sites; Tours
Owner description: Titanic's Dock and Pump-House is the world's only authentic Titanic landmark. It is the last place Titanic rested on dry... more » Owner description: Titanic's Dock and Pump-House is the world's only authentic Titanic landmark. It is the last place Titanic rested on dry ground, and is her physical footprint in history. Visitors can experience life in 1912 by descending 44 feet into the colossal dry dock and walk in the footsteps of the men who worked in the shipyard a century ago. Experience the engineering behind the legendary pump-house, which still houses the original pumping engines, situated deep in the pump-well. The Pump-House also includes a visitor center and cafe, where you can relax and enjoy hot and cold snacks, refreshments, free wi-fi, or even pick up a souvenir or two from our Titanic gift shop. An inspiring and thought-provoking experience awaits you! « less
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Ranked #17 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #18 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Traveler Resources
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Ranked #19 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Ferries/ Boats; Transportation
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Ranked #20 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum contains a popular Titanic exhibit featuring drawings by Thomas Andrew, the ship's designer and former Belfast... more » Owner description: This museum contains a popular Titanic exhibit featuring drawings by Thomas Andrew, the ship's designer and former Belfast resident. « less
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Ranked #21 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Architectural Buildings; Libraries

This library, founded in 1788, is the oldest library in Belfast and contains the largest collection of Irish studies in the world. The Linen Hall Library (since 1788) holds a... more »

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Ranked #22 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Military Museums; Museums
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Ranked #23 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #24 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Architectural Buildings; Theaters
Owner description: A prominent, glass-walled building housing Belfast's center of high-class culture: musical and theatrical performances are... more » Owner description: A prominent, glass-walled building housing Belfast's center of high-class culture: musical and theatrical performances are held here. « less
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Ranked #25 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #26 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #27 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Historic Walking Areas; Tours
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Ranked #28 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Historic Sites; Theaters
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Ranked #29 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #30 of 141 attractions in Belfast
Category: Mountains; Nature and Parks
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