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BELFAST INFORMATION PAGE

The information given here is not all encompassing but it is as up to date as possible. 

On this page you will find places to go and see, things to do and other information. The information is an extremely small part of what the City has to offer. Please check out the Northern Ireland links to other sites and information, such as the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.  
 
THE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT OFFICE
Belfast City Council
The Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
Belfast BT2 8BP
Telephone: (028) 9032 0202 (general enquiries)
Textphone: (028) 9027 0405 (for people who are hard of hearing)
Check out http://www.belfastcity.gov.uk/events/  
 

VISIT BELFAST
A really good website to browse, even if you live here.
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Visit Belfast

RECOMMENDED
PUBS & RESTAURANTS

(I HAVE DRAWN AN ARBITRARY DIVIDING LINE ROUGHLY NORTH/SOUTH OF THE CITY HALL)
 

Belfast City Hall
 

If you see the City Hall like this, you are facing South.
 

BELFAST'S ATTRACTIONS
BELFAST HERITAGE
Belfast City Council Development Department
Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
(028) 9027 0225


BELFAST CITY HALL
Donegall Square
(028) 9027 0456
Guided tours, Monday - Saturday
Standing on the site of the original Belfast merchants Linen Hall is the home of Belfast City Council. The City Hall, finished in Portland stone, is a splendour not to be missed, from the ornate dome, to the grand staircase, to the fascinating history.
BELFAST CASTLE
Antrim Road
(028) 9077 6925
website
Open daily.
On the slopes of Cavehill overlooking Belfast Lough, this is the place for history, cuisine, scenery and gardens. Nearby is the Cavehill Heritage Centre and Country Park.
 
BELFAST ZOO
Open daily, April-September, 10am-5pm. October-March, 10am-2.30pm
Admission fee (Free parking).A 50 acre site overlooking Belfast Lough holds this world class zoo and its 160 or more rare or endangered species. restaurant, shop, playground and disabled facilities.

Belfast Zoo   BELFAST ZOO
 Antrim Road
 (028) 9077 6277
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CROWN LIQUOR SALOON
Great Victoria Street
Open daily. Probably the world's most famous Victorian Pub as well as the best treasure in Belfast, or am I biased? Now a Nicholson pub.
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GRAND OPERA HOUSE
Great Victoria Street
Box Office 028 9024 1919
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A late Victorian Masterpiece, restored in 1980. Excellent venue for comedy, pantomime opera and all things musical.

 
LAGAN LOOKOUT
Donegall Quay
Helpful website
Beautiful at night with the coloured spotlights shining on the bridge and water.
 
LAGAN BOAT COMPANY
Donegall Quay
(028) 9033 0844
website
Now doing several tours such as the Harbour Lough and Titanic, plus day trips to Carrickfergus. Belfast's first river taxi service and guided tour of the Lagan.
 
LINENHALL LIBRARY
17 Donegall Square North
Belfast
BT1 5GB
Telephone: (028) 9032 1707
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Founded in 1788, this is the city's oldest library and the building has been refurbished. Well worth a visit to check Irish politics and culture.
 
BELFAST GUIDED WALKING TOURS
CONTACT: William Dickson
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Belfast City Walking Tours brings a range of interesting guided walking tours. Art and Culture Services specialize in giving the visitor the best introduction to the heart of Belfast.
REMEMBER TO CHECK OUT OTHER INFORMATION LINKS AT THE Northern Ireland links PAGE


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