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“A Surprise Gem!”
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City Hall
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Owner description: This beautiful, neoclassical building serves as the seat of the city's government.
Reviewed December 16, 2013

Who logs City Hall on their list of places to see while on vacation? Not many, I'm certain....however, we popped in for a look around after pausing to eat at the International Market which was occurring outside City Hall during our visit to Belfast. Although we didn't take advantage of the free tour because of timing, we were warmly introduced to the main hall by a security gentleman who was happy to give us some details. We learned the staircase in this stunning venue was the inspiration for Titanic's staircase which becomes clearly evident when one beholds the majesty of this crafted masterpiece. We also viewed the stained glass and the original charter of Belfast which sits encased in glass for all to see. The artistic murals in the dome are a great tribute to Belfast's industrial growth. If you can find an extra hour (or even less) in your travels to Belfast, I would highly endorse City Hall as a place not to miss! It has some incredible architectural elements combined with interesting pieces of history. We truly marveled at this gem of a stop given our brief allocation of time spent here. Well worth it!!

Thank Tammy S
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Reviewed December 15, 2013

Stunning building...great German Market, well done Belfast what a fabulous attempt at creating a magical place to visit

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Reviewed December 12, 2013

Great free guided tours every day......you do want to go on this. Tours last about 1 hour and very informative as to history of Belfast and governing body over the years. Beautiful building as well

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Reviewed December 11, 2013

The atmosphere around City Hall at the Christmas market on Saturday was great. Stalls were stacked full of goodies & the smell of mulled wine & grilling ostrich wafted all around us. We wandered around drinking hot chocolate generously laced with Baileys liquor pondering what else we could be tempted by. Lots of choice with hand made products - great hats & scarves in lovely colours. Definately a place to check out if you go to Belfast before Christmas.

Thank MariaGalwayIreland
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Reviewed December 9, 2013

A brilliant European Christmas Market in the grounds of City Hall which runs for about 4 weeks, Enticing smells of delicious food and sweets full of calories but worth the weight gain, lots of craft stalls and piped Christmas music adds to the atmostphere.

Thank MHart2013
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