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Belfast Castle

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Address: Antrim Road, Belfast BT15 5GR, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44 028 9077 6925
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Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Majestic castle dating back to 1870.

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City Sightseeing Belfast Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with 48-Hour Pass

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Good spot for brief stop

Visit the castle for the first time, very interesting place with lots of history, fab view over harbour and Belfast City. Castle is used as wedding venue, do not expect the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
RuDa77
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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Nice walk round the gardens. Also do Cavehill while there. Great views of the city. quite steep in places.

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Gorgeous, art & architecture building - I love it so enjoyable and it had a lot to offer such a great trip.

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Thank Anna N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went to Belfast castle and done one of the trail walks it was very enjoyable there are a few nice walks from easy to hard a good day out for a family. The castle and the gardens are very nice to.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visit the castle for the first time, very interesting place with lots of history, fab view over harbour and Belfast City. Castle is used as wedding venue, do not expect the museum. Cafe and restaurant on site. 20 meters below large playground for children's, great retreat after long castle walk. Must see when visiting as a tourist, better if sun... More 

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Thank RuDa77
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The building is beautiful and the views are wonderful. One of the best attractions of Belfast, and it is totally free.

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Thank Heba F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'd say it was worth venturing along Antrim Road to Belfast Castle if you have half an hour spare on a sunny day. The views across the city are majestic (particularly the Titanic Quarter/H&W site) and the gardens wonderfully maintained and beautiful. Not too much to see inside where it appears to be used more as a wedding/corporate venue but... More 

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Thank Richard P
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing place to visit, grounds beautiful and you can also look round inside of the castle, the views from the castle are great, looking over Belfast lough

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Thank GrahamCleveleys
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Castle while we were in Ireland, Grounds are lovely ,well kept gardens fountain was lovely and clean, coffee shop is good, also the small gift shop was nice but the best thing is entrance to this attraction is free

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Thank Gwen W
Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful building and gardens. My parents and relatives have had their wedding reception in this building and it was fascinating viewing it again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Belfast Castle several times simply to walk the gardens or have a drink. The views of Belfast are fantastic and the building itself is beautiful. Don't forget to look for the cats.

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