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.

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.

Family Attractions

  • Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Belfast Zoological Gardens
    Attractions

    Belfast Zoological Gardens

    6.46KM

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

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  • W5 at Odyssey
    W5 at Odyssey
    Attractions

    W5 at Odyssey

    1.74KM

    W5 is Belfast’s award-winning science and discovery centre and provides a unique experience as well as fantastic fun…

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  • Exploris Aquarium
    Exploris Aquarium
    Attractions

    Exploris Aquarium

    48.57KM

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

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

    Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

    3.61KM

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

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  • Belfast’s Window on Wildlife
    Belfast’s Window on Wildlife
    Attractions

    Belfast’s Window on Wildlife

    6.99KM

    Nestled in the heart of Belfast Harbour Estate, Belfast Window on Wildlife is home to birds and wildlife…

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  • Seapark Recreation Ground
    Seapark Recreation Ground
    Attractions

    Seapark Recreation Ground

    12.76KM

    Seapark Recreation Ground is a seafront facility perfect for all the family and home to an annual fireworks…

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  • Mount Stewart
    Mount Stewart
    Attractions

    Mount Stewart

    37.46KM

    Discover a place of enchantment

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  • Giant's Causeway
    Giant's Causeway
    Attractions

    Giant's Causeway

    96.17KM

    A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Giant's Causeway is a magnificent, mysterious geological formation on the North East…

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  • North Down Museum
    North Down Museum
    Attractions

    North Down Museum

    29.62KM

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

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  • Pickie Funpark
    Pickie Funpark
    Attractions

    Pickie Funpark

    29.3KM

    Pickie Funpark has always been one of Northern Ireland’s top attractions with an 18-hole mini-golf course, giant pedal…

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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

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

    2.72KM

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

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  • Crumlin Road Gaol
    Crumlin Road Gaol
    Attractions

    Crumlin Road Gaol

    1.82KM

    The Crumlin Road Gaol is a 19th century Grade A listed jail, open to the public for tours,…

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  • Old Bushmills Distillery Co Ltd
    Old Bushmills Distillery Co Ltd
    Attractions

    Old Bushmills Distillery Co Ltd

    93.86KM

    Bushmills Irish Whiskey is made at Ireland's oldest working distillery in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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  • Sentry Hill
    Sentry Hill
    Attractions

    Sentry Hill

    12.01KM

    Sentry Hill is a 19th century farmhouse in Carnmoney which houses a wealth of artefacts and archival material…

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  • Belfast City Hall
    Belfast City Hall
    Attractions

    Belfast City Hall

    0.08KM

    One of Belfast's most iconic buildings, Belfast City Hall first opened its doors in August 1906 and is…

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

    Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

    3.61KM

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

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  • Stormont Parliament Buildings
    Stormont Parliament Buildings
    Attractions

    Stormont Parliament Buildings

    11.3KM

    Take a tour around Stormont Parliament Buildings and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Stormont Estate.

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  • Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
    Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
    Attractions

    Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

    2.22KM

    The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is the official archive for public records in Northern Ireland.

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  • Bangor Castle
    Bangor Castle
    Attractions

    Bangor Castle

    29.75KM

    This impressive building was built in 1852 for The Hon Robert Edward Ward. It is presently home to…

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  • Visit Armagh
    Visit Armagh
    Attractions

    Visit Armagh

    85.13KM

    Armagh – a city that has a unique sense of place with a significance and influence felt across…

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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

  • The Discovery Tour at Titanic Belfast
    The Discovery Tour at Titanic Belfast
    Sightseeing Tours

    The Discovery Tour at Titanic Belfast

    2.81KM

    The Discovery Tour is a one hour walking tour including a walk around the Titanic Slipways and inside…

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  • Value Cabs Taxi Tours
    Value Cabs Taxi Tours
    Sightseeing Tours

    Value Cabs Taxi Tours

    1.99KM

    Value Cabs offers a range of tours throughout Northern Ireland, with pick up and drop off at your…

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  • Game of Thrones Direwolf Tour
    Game of Thrones Direwolf Tour
    Sightseeing Tours

    Game of Thrones Direwolf Tour

    0.19KM

    A Game of Thrones film location experience like no other Belfast tour, and the only tour that can…

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  • Celtic Hare Tours
    Celtic Hare Tours
    Sightseeing Tours

    Celtic Hare Tours

    0.19KM

    Celtic Hare offers private day tours which are relaxing, scenic and a little bit different. Pick up from…

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  • Belfast Bred
    Belfast Bred
    Sightseeing Tours

    Belfast Bred

    0.35KM

    Join Chef Barney on the only theatrical food tour in town! Discover and taste the food Belfast was…

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  • Tour Guides NI
    Tour Guides NI
    Sightseeing Tours

    Tour Guides NI

    0.19KM

    Tour Guides NI provide established and experienced guides for groups looking to experience the best that Northern Ireland…

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  • Belfast Free Walking Tour
    Belfast Free Walking Tour
    Sightseeing Tours

    Belfast Free Walking Tour

    3.74KM

    Belfast Free Walking Tour is the only local, independent free tour company in Belfast, and all of the…

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  • Wallace Travel Group
    Wallace Travel Group
    Sightseeing Tours

    Wallace Travel Group

    0.19KM

    Wallace Travel Group is a private, Irish owned destination management company (DMC) in Ireland, specialising in incentive travel,…

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  • City Tours Belfast
    City Tours Belfast
    Sightseeing Tours

    City Tours Belfast

    2.15KM

    City Tours Belfast Hop on Hop off bus tours are a great way to see Belfast. Hop on…

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  • Rademon Estate Distillery - Shortcross Gin
    Rademon Estate Distillery - Shortcross Gin
    Sightseeing Tours

    Rademon Estate Distillery - Shortcross Gin

    27.98KM

    Rademon Estate in Co. Down is one of the oldest historic estates in Ireland, a haven in a…

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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

    0.66KM

    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

    0.97KM

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

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  • Belvoir Studio Theatre
    Belvoir Studio Theatre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Belvoir Studio Theatre

    5.03KM

    The little theatre that makes a big impact!

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  • Ards Arts Centre
    Ards Arts Centre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Ards Arts Centre

    25.8KM

    The former Georgian House in Newtownards, now the home of the Arts Centre, was designed by Stratford in…

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  • Black Box
    Black Box
    Arts and Entertainment

    Black Box

    0.62KM

    The Black Box is a multi-purpose arts venue in the heart of Belfast's bustling Cathedral Quarter. With art,…

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  • Féile an Phobail
    Féile an Phobail
    Arts and Entertainment

    Féile an Phobail

    4.45KM

    Féile an Phobail is Ireland's Biggest Community Arts Festival, showcasing a love for the arts and cultural events…

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  • Belfast TradFest
    Belfast TradFest
    Arts and Entertainment

    Belfast TradFest

    4.5KM

    From 27 July to 2 August 2019, world-class musicians will descend on Belfast for seven days of concerts,…

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  • Belfast Photo Festival
    Belfast Photo Festival
    Arts and Entertainment

    Belfast Photo Festival

    0.08KM

    One of Northern Ireland's leading visual arts festivals, showcasing the finest national and international contemporary photography

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  • Festival of Fools
    Festival of Fools
    Arts and Entertainment

    Festival of Fools

    0.73KM

    3-6 May 2019. See the very best street theatre and circus on the streets of Belfast. Surprising, jaw-dropping,…

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  • Movie House Cinemas
    Movie House Cinemas
    Arts and Entertainment

    Movie House Cinemas

    0.59KM

    Movie House is Northern Ireland's own cinema group with super comfortable seats and digitised screens offering top sound…

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