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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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Things to do as Belfast Reopens

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Family Days Out

Visit top family fun attractions, plan a shopping spree and stay for dinner.

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Urban Exploring

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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  • 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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  • Lost City Adventure Golf
    Lost City Adventure Golf
    Activities

    Lost City Adventure Golf

    1.53 KM

    Enjoy an epic adventure at The Lost City Adventure Golf - food, drinks and indoor fun for all…

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  • Ulster Museum
    Ulster Museum
    Attractions

    Ulster Museum

    1.73 KM

    Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an ancient Egyptian mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit…

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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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  • Cave Hill Country Park
    Cave Hill Country Park
    Attractions

    Cave Hill Country Park

    5.32 KM

    Visitors to Cave Hill Country Park can enjoy panoramic views across Belfast from vantage points on the hillside.

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  • We Are Vertigo
    We Are Vertigo
    Activities

    We Are Vertigo

    5.64 KM

    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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  • Ulster Folk Museum
    Ulster Folk Museum
    Attractions

    Ulster Folk Museum

    15.65 KM

    Step back in time and experience what life was like in Ulster over 100 years ago.

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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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  • 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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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

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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  • Crumlin Road Gaol
    Crumlin Road Gaol
    Attractions

    Crumlin Road Gaol

    1.82 KM

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

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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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  • Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre
    Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre
    Attractions

    Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

    26.84 KM

    Castle Espie's tranquil setting offers the best views of Strangford Lough, County Down and is home to Ireland's…

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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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  • 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…

    Find Out More
  • Áras Uí Chonghaile (James Connolly Visitor Centre)
    Áras Uí Chonghaile (James Connolly Visitor Centre)
    Attractions

    Áras Uí Chonghaile (James Connolly Visitor Centre)

    4.33 KM

    Áras Uí Chonghaile is a modern inspirational visitor centre in the heart of Belfast’s Gaeltacht Quarter, with an…

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  • Seapark Recreation Ground
    Seapark Recreation Ground
    Attractions

    Seapark Recreation Ground

    12.76 KM

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

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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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  • Northern Ireland War Memorial
    Northern Ireland War Memorial
    Attractions

    Northern Ireland War Memorial

    0.69 KM

    Situated in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter beside Belfast Cathedral, the Northern Ireland War Memorial is an…

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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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  • MAC
    MAC
    Arts and Entertainment

    MAC

    0.86 KM

    The MAC is a cultural hub; selecting, creating and mixing up music, theatre, dance and art.

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  • Belfast Operatic Company
    Belfast Operatic Company
    See & Do

    Belfast Operatic Company

    3.25 KM

    One of Ireland’s leading musical theatre companies, Belfast Operatic produces shows and concerts annually in venues around Northern…

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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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  • Belvoir Studio Theatre
    Belvoir Studio Theatre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Belvoir Studio Theatre

    5.03 KM

    The little theatre that makes a big impact!

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  • Project 24
    Project 24
    Arts and Entertainment

    Project 24

    29.48 KM

    Project 24 transforms a derelict space into a welcoming, vibrant and dynamic area in the heart of the…

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  • Belfast Photo Festival
    Belfast Photo Festival
    Arts and Entertainment

    Belfast Photo Festival

    0.08 KM

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

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  • TEC Belfast
    TEC Belfast
    Arts and Entertainment

    TEC Belfast

    3.27 KM

    The TEC is a purpose built space for local and international consumer, lifestyle and trade events, located in…

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  • Crescent Arts Centre
    Crescent Arts Centre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Crescent Arts Centre

    1.14 KM

    The Crescent Arts Centre is a vibrant community arts centre and cultural hub in the heart of south…

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Discover and Explore Belfast Plus

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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