Attractions

Top Choice Historic Building in Belfast

City Hall

Belfast's classical Renaissance-style City Hall was built in fine, white Portland stone in 1906. Highlights of the free, 45-minute guided tour include the sumptuous, wedding-cake Italian marble and colourful stained…
Top Choice Museum in Belfast

Ulster Museum

You could spend hours browsing this state-of-the-art museum, but if you're pressed for time don't miss the Armada Room, with artefacts retrieved from the 1588 wreck of the Spanish galleon Girona; the Egyptian Room, …
Top Choice Historic Building in Belfast

Crown Liquor Saloon

There are not too many historical monuments that you can enjoy while savouring a pint of beer, but the National Trust's Crown Liquor Saloon is one of them. Belfast's most famous bar was refurbished by Patrick Flanag…
Top Choice Museum in Belfast

Titanic Belfast

The head of the slipway where the Titanic was built is now occupied by the gleaming, angular edifice of Titanic Belfast, an unmissable multimedia extravaganza that charts the history of Belfast and the creation of t…
Top Choice Historic Site in Belfast

SS Nomadic

Built in Belfast in 1911, the SS Nomadic is the last remaining vessel of the White Star Line. The little steamship ferried 1st- and 2nd-class passengers between Cherbourg Harbour and the ocean liners that were too b…
Top Choice Museum in Belfast

Ulster Folk & Transport Museums

One of Northern Ireland's finest, the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is really two museums in one: the Ulster Folk Museum and the Ulster Transport Museum, which lie on either side of the A2 road to Bangor, about…
Notable Building in Belfast

Stormont

Stormont's dazzling white neoclassical facade is one of Belfast's most iconic. The Northern Irish parliament occupies a dramatic position at the end of a gently rising, 1.5km avenue and is fronted by a defiant statu…
Historic Building in Belfast

Crumlin Road Gaol

Guided tours of Belfast's notorious Crumlin Road Gaol take you from the tunnel beneath Crumlin Rd, built in 1850 to convey prisoners from the courthouse across the street (and allegedly the origin of the judge's phr…
Park in Belfast

Cave Hill Country Park

The view from the summit of Cave Hill (368m) takes in the whole sprawl of the city, the docks, Belfast Lough and the Mourne Mountains – on a clear day you can see spot Scotland. Cave Hill Country Park spreads across…
Library in Belfast

Linen Hall Library

Established in 1788 to 'improve the mind and excite a spirit of general inquiry', the Linen Hall Library houses some 260,000 books, more than half of which are part of its important Irish- and local-studies collecti…