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| In the Harbour area behind the Titanic Quarters, Belfast, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed May 19, 2019

These are two really huge cranes in the harbour area near the Titanic museum. It’s hard to miss them as they are really huge. In fact they are so huge, they have now become a part of the city skyline and are visible from far...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

It's strange how these two cranes have become so 'big' with toys, books and all kind of paraphernalia with their image on available to buy. Like the Albert Clock these are very visible on the Belfast skyline and while impressive not really warrant more than...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Steviefull
Reviewed March 9, 2019

These cranes, in the Harland and Wolff shipyard, are part of the scenery in Belfast and can be seen from many parts of the City. They are truly huge and can lift hundreds of tons in weight. They are still used occasionally but not nearly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Angela S
Reviewed February 28, 2019

These two giant yellow cranes are always on view as you visit Belfast. They are truly colossal and are known as Samson and Goliath locally. They have H and W as logos, Harland and Wolfe, shipbuilders. Good views of them from the Titanic quarter.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed February 20, 2019

These cranes can be seen from many places in Belfast. They are amazing structures and offer a great view over the yard

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Massive! You can see them from several places. We saw them driving in from Bangor, from the viewing level in the shopping centre & our best view was from the Titanic Museum. Kid of a must do/photo opportunity when in Belfast.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gemmap81
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The cranes are massive and hard to miss. You don't need to go to close to see them, so unless you have a particular interest in these sort of things, you can see them from afar and see all you need to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 266jamiec
Reviewed November 16, 2018

The sheer scale makes you realise the size of the old shipyards and associated works. Sad to see what has gone also. Engineering at its greatest.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Brian M
Reviewed October 30, 2018

An icon of the Belfast skyline. Not necessarily worth an up close visit (unless you want to really appreciate their size!) but can be seen from many places across Belfast. if you're interested in seeing them, one of the easiest ways to do so (providing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Yip, not so much a visit but an iconic Belfast Landmark πŸ™Œ Some may wonder why such a write up, sure their only cranes? Yip, their only cranes but what cranes! Their ours! Their our famous cranes that mean so much to many, from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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August 28, 2018|
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Response from casswife | Reviewed this property |
They are brilliant to see but are inside the shipyard so I don't think you can access them close up! Hope this helps
May 18, 2018|
Response from JerseyDevil | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge.