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You’ll find endless things to do in Belfast, from world-class attractions, historic landmarks, museums, shopping and entertainment venues, to walking, coach, taxi and bike sightseeing tours.

And as the gateway to Northern Ireland, Belfast is perfectly positioned for sightseeing tours to Giant’s Causeway, Game of Thrones filming locations and road trips beyond Belfast.

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Here are the top self-guided tours, walking trails and things to discover on foot.

Family Attractions

  • Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Attractions

    Belfast Zoological Gardens

    6.46 KM

    Belfast Zoological Gardens is home to more than 140 species of animal, many of which are in danger…

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  • Let's Go Hydro
    Let's Go Hydro
    Activities

    Let's Go Hydro

    8.93 KM

    Let’s Go Hydro is Ireland’s largest aqua park and alternative accommodation resort. A beautiful and brilliantly designed resort…

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  • SS Nomadic
    SS Nomadic
    Attractions

    SS Nomadic

    2.3 KM

    RMS Titanic's tender ship and the last remaining White Star Line vessel has been restored to her original…

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  • Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory
    Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory
    Attractions

    Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

    3.61 KM

    Take a trip back in time at Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory and watch old-time candy making at its…

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  • Whitehead Railway Museum
    Whitehead Railway Museum
    Attractions

    Whitehead Railway Museum

    30.16 KM

    Come down and see the home of the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland (RPSI) and its locomotives.

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  • North Down Museum
    North Down Museum
    Attractions

    North Down Museum

    29.62 KM

    The museum is located in the picturesque grounds of Castle Park in the centre of Bangor. This free…

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  • Exploris Aquarium
    Exploris Aquarium
    Attractions

    Exploris Aquarium

    48.57 KM

    Located in Portaferry on the shores of Strangford Lough, you can enjoy a diver's view of marine life…

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  • Cockle Row Cottages
    Cockle Row Cottages
    Attractions

    Cockle Row Cottages

    35.69 KM

    Only 10 minutes from Bangor, these old fisherman's cottages now house a heritage display, visitor information and weekend…

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  • Ark Open Farm
    Ark Open Farm
    Attractions

    Ark Open Farm

    27.55 KM

    If you enjoy the great outdoors and lots of interaction with animals of all kinds, then the Ark…

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  • Jordanstown Loughshore Park
    Jordanstown Loughshore Park
    Attractions

    Jordanstown Loughshore Park

    10.69 KM

    Located in Newtownabbey on the shores of Belfast Lough, enjoy panoramic views from Belfast to Bangor at the…

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Top 10 Visitor Attractions in Belfast

From the birthplace of the Titanic to our iconic City Hall, you’ll find a cornucopia of historic landmarks and world-class visitor attractions in Belfast

Activities

  • Belfast Hills Partnership
    Belfast Hills Partnership
    Activities

    Belfast Hills Partnership

    11.18 KM

    When visiting Belfast, why not take a walk in the beautiful hills which look down on the city,…

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  • Prison Island Belfast
    Prison Island Belfast
    See & Do

    Prison Island Belfast

    4.3 KM

    Inspired by the ‘Crystal Maze’ Prison Island Belfast has 25 different prison-themed challenge cells. It’s a totally unique…

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  • Belvoir Park Golf Club
    Belvoir Park Golf Club
    Activities

    Belvoir Park Golf Club

    4.28 KM

    Situated just two miles from Belfast city centre, this Harry Colt course is one of Ireland's best kept…

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  • Cookery School at James St
    Cookery School at James St
    Activities

    Cookery School at James St

    0.36 KM

    The Cookery School at James St is a purpose built interactive kitchen and is perfect location for sharing…

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  • Colin Glen Forest Park
    Colin Glen Forest Park
    Activities

    Colin Glen Forest Park

    10.05 KM

    Go Black Bull Runnin’ and 'Flyover' the Belfast Hills at Colin Glen Forest Park. From Alpine coasteering to…

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  • Andersonstown Indoor Aqua Park
    Andersonstown Indoor Aqua Park
    See & Do

    Andersonstown Indoor Aqua Park

    6.91 KM

    Andersonstown Indoor Aqua Park is the largest centre of its kind in Northern Ireland, offering three high speed…

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  • Royal Portrush Golf Club
    Royal Portrush Golf Club
    Activities

    Royal Portrush Golf Club

    100.99 KM

    Royal Portrush Golf Club is home to one of the best and most challenging links golf courses in…

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  • Bridges Urban Sports Park
    Bridges Urban Sports Park
    Activities

    Bridges Urban Sports Park

    1.1 KM

    Bridges Urban Sports Park has skateboard, in-line skating, parkour and BMX facilities.

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  • Royal Belfast Golf Club
    Royal Belfast Golf Club
    Activities

    Royal Belfast Golf Club

    16.28 KM

    Founded in 1881, Royal Belfast lays claim to the title of the oldest golf course in Ireland. The…

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  • Let's Go Hydro
    Let's Go Hydro
    Activities

    Let's Go Hydro

    8.93 KM

    Let’s Go Hydro is Ireland’s largest aqua park and alternative accommodation resort. A beautiful and brilliantly designed resort…

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Heritage Trails in Belfast

From literary greats to a wealth of Titanic and maritime history, Belfast has a vibrant and varied history and heritage, just waiting to be explored. Take a step back in time with a tour, walking trail or traditional music session to discover the many pieces of our city’s rich tapestry.

Top 10 Museums

Explore a treasure trove of the past and present at one of Northern Ireland’s top museums.

Attractions

  • Titanic Belfast
    Titanic Belfast
    Attractions

    Titanic Belfast

    2.72 KM

    Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and…

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  • Linen Quarter
    Linen Quarter
    See & Do

    Linen Quarter

    0.22 KM

    The historic Linen Quarter is rapidly becoming one of the most vibrant, must visit areas of the city,…

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  • Samson & Goliath Cranes
    Samson & Goliath Cranes
    Attractions

    Samson & Goliath Cranes

    3.79 KM

    The two great yellow-painted gantry cranes Samson and Goliath have become icons of Belfast, dominating the entire city…

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  • CS Lewis Square
    CS Lewis Square
    Attractions

    CS Lewis Square

    4.25 KM

    Rediscover The Chronicles of Narnia with a walk through CS Lewis Square, a public space commemorating the Belfast-born…

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  • Moira Demesne
    Moira Demesne
    Attractions

    Moira Demesne

    35.3 KM

    Moira Demesne is a parkland offering beautiful walks, picnic sites and a children's play area.

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  • Hinch Distillery Tours
    Hinch Distillery Tours
    Activities

    Hinch Distillery Tours

    15.35 KM

    The Hinch Distillery sits in the heart of the County Down countryside. Visitors have the opportunity to learn…

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  • Millisle Beach Park
    Millisle Beach Park
    Attractions

    Millisle Beach Park

    44.97 KM

    Millisle Beach Park is a rural beach off the Ballywalter Road on the Ards Peninsula.

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  • Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House
    Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House
    Attractions

    Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House

    36.28 KM

    Antrim Castle Gardens is an historical gem, with nothing like these 400 year old gardens anywhere else in…

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  • Cairn Wood
    Cairn Wood
    Attractions

    Cairn Wood

    19.69 KM

    In the hilly hinterland of Holywood, this forest offers walks on well marked paths through a mixture of…

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  • Ulster Transport Museum
    Ulster Transport Museum
    See & Do

    Ulster Transport Museum

    15.59 KM

    Be transported back in time and explore one of the most comprehensive transport collections in Europe at the…

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Sail into History

Explore the shipyard, walk the decks, travel to the depths of the ocean and uncover the true legend of Titanic in the city where it all began

Sightseeing Tours

Game of Thrones

The popular TV series Game of Thrones® is filmed in Belfast and across Northern Ireland. Our rugged coast lines, historic castles and breathtaking scenery are the perfect setting for this epic story.

Arts & Entertainment

  • Grand Opera House
    Grand Opera House
    Arts and Entertainment

    Grand Opera House

    0.66 KM

    Northern Ireland's premier theatre presenting an outstanding programme of drama, opera, dance, comedy, musicals, family shows and much…

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  • Golden Thread Gallery
    Golden Thread Gallery
    Arts and Entertainment

    Golden Thread Gallery

    0.97 KM

    Golden Thread Gallery is Northern Ireland's leading international contemporary visual arts organisation.

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  • Theatre at The Mill
    Theatre at The Mill
    Arts and Entertainment

    Theatre at The Mill

    11.15 KM

    Take your seat for great nights out with comedy, drama, music and dance at Theatre at The Mill.

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  • Waterfront Hall
    Waterfront Hall
    Arts and Entertainment

    Waterfront Hall

    1.05 KM

    Waterfront Hall is one of Belfast's most iconic venues. Sitting right at the heart of the city's vibrant…

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  • Ladyboys of Bangkok
    Ladyboys of Bangkok
    Arts and Entertainment

    Ladyboys of Bangkok

    0.86 KM

    The Lady Boys of Bangkok is a cabaret like no other at the Sabai Pavillion in Custom House…

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  • ArtisAnn Gallery
    ArtisAnn Gallery
    Arts and Entertainment

    ArtisAnn Gallery

    4.58 KM

    The ArtisAnn Gallery, an exciting contemporary art gallery for buying art and viewing exhibitions.

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  • Cinemagic
    Cinemagic
    Arts and Entertainment

    Cinemagic

    1.01 KM

    Cinemagic, one of the flagship festivals for young people in Northern Ireland, returns with a hybrid festival programme…

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  • Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts
    Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts
    Arts and Entertainment

    Duncairn Centre for Culture & Arts

    1.93 KM

    Duncairn Centre for Culture and Arts, Belfast's most beautiful and coolest arts and cultural venue.

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  • Raidió Fáilte – An Lon Dubh
    Raidió Fáilte – An Lon Dubh
    See & Do

    Raidió Fáilte – An Lon Dubh

    1.25 KM

    Raidió Fáilte is an award winning Irish language radio station in a modern building which hosts regular events…

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  • Scott's Jazz Club
    Scott's Jazz Club
    Arts and Entertainment

    Scott's Jazz Club

    6.72 KM

    Scott's Jazz Club is a Friday night jazz concert at The Ballyhackamore Club, featuring the finest jazz musicians…

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Discover country parks, magnificent estates and historic landmarks just minutes from Belfast. Uncover fascinating tales and stories at these top attractions.

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