Belfast

 

Belfast, Northern Ireland's capital, is the birthplace of the RMS Titanic and was known as a major commercial and industrial centre throughout its modern history. Thriving as a merchant town, the docks were the heart of the city, importing and exporting goods from around the world.

From literary hero, C.S Lewis to sporting legend George Best, Belfast is a city steeped in a variety of history. This is evident at every turn in the city with its historical buildings and artist murals.

Belfast has seen significant expansion throughout the years and has a booming tourism industry offering attractions like no other. Home to the Game of Thrones® experiencesTitanic Belfast and multiple tourist hotspots, there is always something to do in the city.

With close links to the UK mainland and Europe, Belfast has welcomed many global companies who have taken up residence in the regenerated dock area and beyond. With an ever-changing cityscape and exciting nightlife, it is clear to see why Belfast is one of the most visited cities in the UK.

Belfast has a unique mix of culture, shopping, dining and music making it an attractive destination for both business and leisure. Experience the city on one of the many open-top bus tours or visit the Titanic attraction where you can relive the building of the infamous ship.

Everyone is welcome at City Hall for a tour and to view the historic building or visit South Belfast and stroll through the beautiful 28 acre Botanic Gardens.

Belfast is the starting point for the Causeway Coastal Route, a scenic road trip visiting some of the most beautiful locations on the North coast. Travel through the glens of Antrim to the iconic Giants Causeway, home of the giants.

Did you know Belfast is also one of the top cities in the UK for green attractions? If you’re looking to make your visit as eco-friendly as possible, check out Visit Belfast's list of low carbon activities to add to your itinerary.

For those looking to extend their stay and experience more of what Northern Ireland has to offer, Visit Belfast have an abundance of ideas on their website - from quirky tours and unique experiences, to local itineraries and foodie guides!

 

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