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Big Fish

| Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3NG, Northern Ireland
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Big Fish

This is a large sculpture that is at the waterfront. You can get to see it either whilst on a bus... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jill S
Big Fish - Couldn't eat a whole one.

This large ceramic fish has become one of the iconic draws for tourists in Belfast. It stands... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
irwin100
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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| Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3NG, Northern Ireland
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"custom house"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a large sculpture that is at the waterfront. You can get to see it either whilst on a bus tour of the city or on foot.

Thank Jill S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This large ceramic fish has become one of the iconic draws for tourists in Belfast. It stands beside the Lagan and is a pleasant photo opportunity and in good weather its a good spot to stop for a picnic or to access the footbridge over...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

it's a large sculpture of a blue & white scaled fish...also conveniently a landmark by accident but not much more

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Situated a short 15 - 20 minute walk from Belfast City Hall, or 5 minutes walk from the Albert Memorial Clock, the Big Fish (as it is commonly known) is a must stop location for visitors. For those whom take one of the various tours...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove past this as part of my tour, very colourful and excellent to see something the local children had helped produce.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If I had got off the Hop on Hop off Bus at stop 2 to look at this specifically, I would have been really annoyed as it is just a large blue mosaic fish with faded tiles depicting some of the history of Belfast. Fortunately...More

Thank Sherrel H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to stop in the sun to view and enjoy being at the side of the river. Not just the fish here to view which makes it worth coming over to see it

Thank Geoffrey P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The big fish is probably a symbol of Belfast. It is a monument on the bank of Lagan river. If you walk in the city center, you should not miss this funny piece of art. The monument reminded me Dutch city Delft because of blue...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot visit Belfast and not see one of their best attractions - The Big Fish! Brilliant photo opportunity and very easy to find

Thank Kath H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unusual structure and nice photo stop. Small museum at the side not always open but interesting. On the waterfront.

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