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Top Choice Museum in Omagh

Ulster American Folk Park

In the 18th and 19th centuries thousands of Ulster people left their homes to forge a new life across the Atlantic; 200,000 emigrated in the 18th century alone. Their story is told here at one of Ireland's best muse…
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 Historic Building in Enniskillen

Castle Coole

The 600 hectares of landscaped grounds contain a lake that is home to the UK's only nonmigratory colony of greylag geese. You can also join a tour of the grand 18th-century house.The estate is 2.5km southeast of Enn…
Top Choice Historic Site in Armagh City

Navan Fort

Perched atop a drumlin, Ulster's most important archaeological site is linked in legend with the tales of Cúchulainn and named as capital of Ulster and the seat of the legendary Knights of the Red Branch. Exhibits a…
Historic Building in West of Lough Erne

Florence Court

Set in lovely wooded grounds in the shadow of Cuilcagh Mountain, Florence Court is famous for its rococo plasterwork and antique Irish furniture, which you can see on a one-hour tour. In the grounds you can explore …
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…
Top Choice Landmark in The Giant's Causeway

Giant’s Causeway

This spectacular rock formation – Northern Ireland's only Unesco World Heritage site – is one of Ireland's most impressive and atmospheric landscape features, a vast expanse of regular, closely packed, hexagonal sto…