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Big Fish

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Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3NG, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9024 6609
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is located about a 10 minute walk from the city centre and worth the walk to see. It’s only a short detour if you are walking from the city centre to Titanic

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Manicrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a big fish, with lots of influential people on it. What else can you say really. I feel wiser and inspired after our visit here.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely sculpture in an area of Belfast we found to be clean and quieter than others. Certainly worth a visit if you’re passing 🐟

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just loved this because I'm interested in art and history and this is both! Beautiful ceramic tiles with images from Belfast"s impressive industrial history. Won't specially appeal to kids as it doesn't move and you can't climb on it but as a piece of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2019

This is a great piece of work and it has so much information, close to many other sights, hotels restaurants in fact the whole City is a great place to spend a few days or a week or more.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank canyouanswerthis2018
Reviewed August 11, 2019

Commissioned to celebrate the rejuvenation of the River Lagan in 1999, the 32-foot ceramic tile fish is located at the confluence of the River Farset with the River Lagan. Each of the scales tells a story. The fish contains a time capsule storing information, images,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Apparently it’s a thing now that you should get your photo taken with the Big Fish if you’re in Belfast. I love mosaic artwork and this is a great example of public art at its best. A huge mosaic sculpture of a fish, right next...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ash1971
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

If you’re in the Titanic Quarter, go see the Big Fish/Salmon of Knowledge. It’s indicative of the public art around Belfast (see also the Glass of Thrones series, nearby). Google it before you go to learn the story of Fintan mac Bóchra (or listen to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

While we were walking along the wharf, we took the time to kiss the big fish for luck and prosperity. There are lots of art on the tiles making up the scales. It’s a simple but fun thing to do one evening of your vacation....More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 17, 2019 via mobile

The walk along the wharf shows a good history of belfast and how it started. The big fish is part of its rejuvenation project.

Date of experience: July 2019
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