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What better place to enjoy a festive walk than along the city’s glistening waterfront? Explore the Maritime Mile adorned in Christmas sparkle.
Your first port of call - the Odyssey and Abercorn Marina. There you will find the latest addition to the visitor experience, SoundYard. SoundYard is an impressive installation which, when activated by motion sensors, creates a noise with a striking resemblance to the sounds of hammering once heard from the shipyards. SoundYard is beautifully lit up this festive season, the sights (and sounds) are not to be missed.
Continue around the harbour, past the Belfast Buoys and the dazzling Christmas lights to Hamilton Dock, home to the SS Nomadic. This ship was the tender to RMS Titanic and the last remaining White Star Line ship in the world. Discover the historic ship adorned in twinkling fairy lights draped elegantly across the decks.
The bright lights at Titanic Belfast are a spectacular sight. The building is illuminated in festive red, and the cascading lights are almost as tall as Titanic’s bow. For a picture perfect moment, head to the Titanic sign– the perfect sparkly backdrop for that all important festive selfie.
Your final stop on the Festive Lights trail is the Great Light. The Great Light is one of the largest optics of its kind ever built in the world and is around 130 years old. This Christmas, the Great Light is lit up in red – it’s so bright even Santa can see it from his sleigh.
So, this Christmas wrap up warm and discover the magical Christmas lights along the Maritime Mile.