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Description

This 10m (32ft) salmon was commissioned in 1999 to celebrate the regeneration of the River Lagan and the historic importance of the site.

If you're visiting the Lagan Lookout, or admiring the Customs House, you'll notice a big fish sculpture beside the Lagan. It was created by John Kindness, and the most interesting thing about this fish are its beautiful blue scales, which are made up of ceramic tiles describing different scenes from the city's history.

Stop by this piece of public art for a selfie and closer inspection of the tiled exterior, which tells the story of Belfast.
  • Donegall Quay
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT1 3NG

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Unique public art
  • Every tile tells a story about the city
  • Great views of the River Lagan

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