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Belfast
With a population of almost 300,000 in the city proper, Belfast has grown into a cosmopolitan destination and become a popular weekend break spot. With feelings of optimism and life pulsing through the city, Belfast makes for an energizing getaway. It's never been easier to tour the city, thanks to a number of intriguing bus, taxi, boat and pedestrian options. Don't miss the Ulster Folk Museum or the Belfast Cathedral, and make sure to experience some of the award-winning restaurants, bars, clubs, galleries and theaters.

All things to do » Things to do

Belfast Famous Black Taxi Tours - Private Tours
Belfast Famous Black Taxi Tours - Private Tours
Owner description: AWARD WINNERS 2014 £10 per person 1-3 people or £10 there after for a duration 90 mins tour. Belfast Famous Black Taxi Tours: mural/political,Game of thrones tours and Giants... more Owner description: AWARD WINNERS 2014 £10 per person 1-3 people or £10 there after for a duration 90 mins tour. Belfast Famous Black Taxi Tours: mural/political,Game of thrones tours and Giants causeway tours on request. tours is booming now instead of bombing with over 9.3 million tourist in one year and a population of 480,000 come and enjoy one of our tours and find out WHY? We offer a wide range of tours from Belfast political/mural tours taxi or coach, Titanic tours Sightseeing tours, Group tours, Guide hire, Coach tours and hire, No group too small or large. less
Attraction type: Airport & Ground Transfers; Sightseeing Tours; Private Tours; Taxis & Shuttles
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SS Nomadic
SS Nomadic
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... 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
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Crumlin Road Gaol
Crumlin Road Gaol
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... 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
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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St. Malachy's Church
St. Malachy's Church
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
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Grand Opera House
Grand Opera House
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... 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
Attraction type: Architectural Buildings; Operas
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Holohan's
Holohan's
Ranked #1 of 808 Restaurants in Belfast
Price: $10 - $33
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Tale of Spice
Tale of Spice
Ranked #2 of 808 Restaurants in Belfast
Price: $16 - $28
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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The Dock
Ranked #3 of 808 Restaurants in Belfast
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Soups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Howard Street
Howard Street
Ranked #4 of 808 Restaurants in Belfast
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Ginger Bistro
Ginger Bistro
Ranked #5 of 808 Restaurants in Belfast
Price: $18 - $30
Cuisines: Irish
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Old Rectory
Old Rectory
$54 - $99 (GBP 36 - 66)
Ranked #5 of 50 Belfast B&B and Inns
Vagabonds
Vagabonds
$37 - $58 (GBP 25 - 39)
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Etap Hotel Belfast
2.0 of 5
Etap Hotel Belfast
$52 - $117
Ranked #27 of 44 Hotels in Belfast
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Tara Lodge
4.0 of 5
Tara Lodge
$118 - $178 (GBP 79 - 119)
Ranked #1 of 44 Hotels in Belfast
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Premier Inn Belfast City Centre Alfred St
Premier Inn Belfast City Centre Alfred St
$96 - $130 (GBP 64 - 87)
Ranked #3 of 44 Hotels in Belfast
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Ten Square
4.0 of 5
Ten Square
$125 - $228 (GBP 84 - 153)
Ranked #5 of 44 Hotels in Belfast
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Gregory Guesthouse
4.0 of 5
The Gregory Guesthouse
$128 - $208 (GBP 86 - 139)
Ranked #4 of 50 Belfast B&B and Inns
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Harpers Boutique Bed and Breakfast
4.0 of 5
Harpers Boutique Bed and Breakfast
$122 - $218
Ranked #6 of 50 Belfast B&B and Inns
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Victoria Apartments
4.0 of 5
Victoria Apartments
$114 - $236 (GBP 76 - 158)
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.