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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  • 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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  • Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre
    Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre
    Attractions

    Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre

    87.41KM

    A must-visit for unrivalled views of Northern Ireland's largest seabird colony and a chance to explore Rathlin's unique…

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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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  • Whitehead Railway Museum
    Whitehead Railway Museum
    Attractions

    Whitehead Railway Museum

    30.16KM

    Make tracks for the award-winning Whitehead Railway Museum and experience the wonderful world of steam trains.

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  • Linen Quarter
    Linen Quarter
    See & Do

    Linen Quarter

    0.22KM

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

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  • Jordanstown Loughshore Park
    Jordanstown Loughshore Park
    Attractions

    Jordanstown Loughshore Park

    10.69KM

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

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  • We Are Vertigo
    We Are Vertigo
    Activities

    We Are Vertigo

    5.64KM

    Check out Northern Ireland's leading provider in indoor entertainment, home to the world's largest Inflata-Park, indoor ski slopes…

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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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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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  • Discover Ulster Scots Centre
    Discover Ulster Scots Centre
    Attractions

    Discover Ulster Scots Centre

    0.83KM

    Discover more about your Ulster-Scots roots through a free genealogy research point, or find out about Ulster-Scots events.

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  • Argory
    Argory
    Attractions

    Argory

    82.41KM

    This handsome Irish gentry house is surrounded by its 130-hectare (320-acre) wooded riverside estate.

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  • Seamus Heaney HomePlace
    Seamus Heaney HomePlace
    Attractions

    Seamus Heaney HomePlace

    69.85KM

    Explore Heaney’s home at Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Bellaghy, a centre dedicated to the life, work and legacy of…

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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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  • Whiskey Experiences in Belfast
    Whiskey Experiences in Belfast
    Attractions

    Whiskey Experiences in Belfast

    0.19KM

    From tours to tastings, take a look at some of the best Irish whiskey experiences available in Belfast.

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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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  • Bangor Castle Walled Garden
    Bangor Castle Walled Garden
    Attractions

    Bangor Castle Walled Garden

    27.17KM

    Bangor Castle Victorian Walled Garden, located in the tranquil grounds of Castle Park, is popular with visitors of…

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

    Antrim Castle Gardens and Clotworthy House

    36.28KM

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

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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

  • Titanic Discovery Tour
    Titanic Discovery Tour
    Sightseeing Tours

    Titanic Discovery Tour

    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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  • Odyssey Tours Giant's Causeway Day Tour
    Odyssey Tours Giant's Causeway Day Tour
    Sightseeing Tours

    Odyssey Tours Giant's Causeway Day Tour

    0.2KM

    A long established Giant's Causeway Tour, travel in a luxury coach along the Causeway Coastal Route - one…

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  • Northern Ireland Tourist Guide Association
    Northern Ireland Tourist Guide Association
    Sightseeing Tours

    Northern Ireland Tourist Guide Association

    0.2KM

    Northern Ireland Tourist Guiding Association (NITGA) is the professional tour guiding body that covers not just Northern Ireland…

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  • Black Sheep Tours
    Black Sheep Tours
    See & Do

    Black Sheep Tours

    42.54KM

    Take the road less travelled to explore hidden areas of the north coast. Be part of a small…

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  • Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen
    Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen
    Sightseeing Tours

    Tracey's Farmhouse Kitchen

    34.1KM

    Learn to make your own traditional Northern Irish griddle breads in the cosy surroundings of Tracey’s Farmhouse Kitchen…

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  • Irish Monastic Tours
    Irish Monastic Tours
    Sightseeing Tours

    Irish Monastic Tours

    0.18KM

    Irish Monastic Tours offers expert-led guided tours to some of the most historic and evocative sites on the…

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  • Black Cab Tours
    Black Cab Tours
    Sightseeing Tours

    Black Cab Tours

    0.2KM

    Blue Badge Guide Billy Scott provides black cab mural tours, city tours, Giant's Causeway tours and walking and…

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  • Titanic Trail
    Titanic Trail
    Sightseeing Tours

    Titanic Trail

    0.19KM

    The free, self-guided Titanic Trail is available to download on your mobile device.

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  • Taxi Trax
    Taxi Trax
    Sightseeing Tours

    Taxi Trax

    0.66KM

    Taxitrax is the original Belfast Black Taxi Tour with over 40 years experience.

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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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  • Belfast Community Gospel Choir
    Belfast Community Gospel Choir
    Arts and Entertainment

    Belfast Community Gospel Choir

    7.56KM

    Belfast Community Gospel Choir perform classic gospel music as well as popular R&B and soul hits, performing in…

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  • Odyssey Cinemas
    Odyssey Cinemas
    Arts and Entertainment

    Odyssey Cinemas

    1.73KM

    Odyssey Cinemas Belfast boasts the best technology, the biggest screens and the best location in Belfast.

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  • University of Atypical
    University of Atypical
    Arts and Entertainment

    University of Atypical

    0.69KM

    A year-round arts and entertainment programme dedicated to developing and promoting skilled artists who are disabled or deaf.

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  • ArtisAnn Gallery
    ArtisAnn Gallery
    Arts and Entertainment

    ArtisAnn Gallery

    4.58KM

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

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  • Cinemagic
    Cinemagic
    Arts and Entertainment

    Cinemagic

    1.01KM

    Cinemagic is an award-winning festival using the magic of film & moving images to entertain, educate, motivate and…

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  • SSE Arena, Belfast
    SSE Arena, Belfast
    Arts and Entertainment

    SSE Arena, Belfast

    1.87KM

    Northern Ireland's premier entertainment venue. Where world class entertainment comes alive!

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  • Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich
    Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich
    Arts and Entertainment

    Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich

    3.57KM

    Cultúrlann produces a vibrant arts programme that promotes Irish language and culture and provides a meeting place for…

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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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