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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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  • 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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  • Ballymenoch Park
    Ballymenoch Park
    Attractions

    Ballymenoch Park

    13.02 KM

    A beautiful park perfect for families, located only a short distance from Holywood.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Mount Stewart
    Mount Stewart
    Attractions

    Mount Stewart

    37.46 KM

    Discover a place of enchantment

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Clifton House Belfast
    Clifton House Belfast
    Attractions

    Clifton House Belfast

    1.21 KM

    Clifton House, formerly the Poor House, was built in 1774 by the Belfast Charitable Society and is one…

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  • Eden Pottery
    Eden Pottery
    Activities

    Eden Pottery

    41.43 KM

    Pottery decorating is a creative, fun activity that suits all ages and abilities, an activity where the piece…

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  • Xtreme Bowling at Dundonald International Ice Bowl
    Xtreme Bowling at Dundonald International Ice Bowl
    Activities

    Xtreme Bowling at Dundonald International Ice Bowl

    12.4 KM

    Strike! For a great group day out or a day with the family, why not take to the…

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  • Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon
    Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon
    Activities

    Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon

    0.29 KM

    The Mash Direct Belfast City Marathon is the largest sporting participatory event in Northern Ireland bringing participants from…

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  • Vertigo Titanic Park
    Vertigo Titanic Park
    Activities

    Vertigo Titanic Park

    2.57 KM

    Having a history of providing Northern Ireland with leading adventurous pass-time experiences, (Inflatable Park, Ski-slopes and Adventure Centre).…

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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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  • Argory
    Argory
    Attractions

    Argory

    82.41 KM

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

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

    Belfast’s Window on Wildlife

    6.99 KM

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

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

    Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

    2.22 KM

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

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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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  • Stricklands Glen
    Stricklands Glen
    Attractions

    Stricklands Glen

    28.27 KM

    An enchanting park leading onto the North Down Coastal path.

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  • Eden Pottery
    Eden Pottery
    Activities

    Eden Pottery

    41.43 KM

    Pottery decorating is a creative, fun activity that suits all ages and abilities, an activity where the piece…

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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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  • 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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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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  • Lyric Theatre
    Lyric Theatre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Lyric Theatre

    2.11 KM

    Northern Ireland's only full time producing theatre.

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  • Northern Ireland Science Festival
    Northern Ireland Science Festival
    Arts and Entertainment

    Northern Ireland Science Festival

    3.97 KM

    The annual Northern Ireland Science Festival features a wide range of interactive workshops, talks and exciting hands-on activities.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ulster Orchestra
    Ulster Orchestra
    Arts and Entertainment

    Ulster Orchestra

    0.28 KM

    Enriching lives through music, in Belfast and Beyond.

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  • Ulster Hall
    Ulster Hall
    Arts and Entertainment

    Ulster Hall

    0.27 KM

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

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  • BelfastBeo
    BelfastBeo
    Arts and Entertainment

    BelfastBeo

    2.69 KM

    You haven’t experienced Belfast until you’ve experienced BelfastBeo. With world-class musicians, dancers and storytellers, you are guaranteed a…

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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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