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“Great Building” 4 of 5 stars
Review of City Hall

City Hall
Donegall Sq., Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland (City Centre)
44-28-9027-0456
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Ranked #7 of 155 attractions in Belfast
Type: Government Buildings, Architectural Buildings
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Owner description: This beautiful, neoclassical building serves as the seat of the city's government.
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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“Great Building”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

Another place to visit to appreciate the history and architecture of Belfast.liked the location but did not have time to take the tour.

Visited July 2014
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“Saturday visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Very informative but the guide was a tad bit pompous . Tried to be funny but missed by a long shot. Constantly going on about the time and size of group and that he had another tour in an hour. Just as well it was free there was no chance of a tip

Visited July 2014
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“Don't Skip this One”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Although one may only visit Belfast City Hall by way of one of the 3 daily tours offered, it's worthwhile doing so. The tour last just short of an hour and will take you thought the state rooms of the building. The building is most impressive and offers an insight into Belfast's history, more recent past and the role it had to play in Irish independence and creation of Northern Ireland as part of the UK. Guides and friendly and welcoming.

Visited June 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
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“A Belfast icon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am biased because we got married here, and the staff were amazing. This is a beautiful building (there is an almost identical one in Durban, South Africa as well), despite being the focal point for so much strife in the province. The architecture is fascinating, and they are trying to make it a focus for both communities, with new portraits and stained glass windows to reflect the changing times. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited July 2014
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“Great”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A remarkable building in the centre of the city centre, well worth a visit or guided tour, recommended !

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