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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.

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

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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  • Botanic Gardens
    Botanic Gardens
    Attractions

    Botanic Gardens

    1.61KM

    Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students…

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  • Ark Open Farm
    Ark Open Farm
    Attractions

    Ark Open Farm

    27.55KM

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

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  • Millisle Beach Park
    Millisle Beach Park
    Attractions

    Millisle Beach Park

    44.97KM

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

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  • SS Nomadic
    SS Nomadic
    Attractions

    SS Nomadic

    2.3KM

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

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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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  • Lost City Adventure Golf
    Lost City Adventure Golf
    Activities

    Lost City Adventure Golf

    1.53KM

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

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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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  • Ballyholme Beach and Park
    Ballyholme Beach and Park
    Attractions

    Ballyholme Beach and Park

    32.84KM

    Paddle in the surf along the mile long beach, a long time favourite for families to take a…

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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

Activities

  • Jungle NI
    Jungle NI
    Activities

    Jungle NI

    83.3KM

    The Jungle NI is a leading outdoor adventure centre offering exciting activities, events and funky accommodation suitable for…

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  • Belfast Hills Partnership
    Belfast Hills Partnership
    Activities

    Belfast Hills Partnership

    11.18KM

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

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

    Cookery School at James St

    0.36KM

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

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  • Royal Belfast Golf Club
    Royal Belfast Golf Club
    Activities

    Royal Belfast Golf Club

    16.28KM

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

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  • Castlereagh Hills Golf Course
    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course
    Activities

    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course

    9.53KM

    Castlereagh Hills Golf Course overlooks idyllic views of Strangford Lough and County Down.

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  • Royal Portrush Golf Club
    Royal Portrush Golf Club
    Activities

    Royal Portrush Golf Club

    100.99KM

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

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  • Thunder Park
    Thunder Park
    See & Do

    Thunder Park

    28.81KM

    Thunder Park is the epicentre for alternative sports in Ireland. A place to learn, develop, improve and push…

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  • Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon
    Activities

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon

    8.84KM

    Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is the largest sporting participatory event in Northern Ireland bringing participants from all…

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  • High Rise
    High Rise
    See & Do

    High Rise

    16.17KM

    High Rise is a new, inclusive and accessible, indoor adventure centre in Lisburn offering lots to do for…

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  • Mobile Team Adventure
    Mobile Team Adventure
    Activities

    Mobile Team Adventure

    5.53KM

    Mobile Team Adventure brings adventure to you, offering sea kayaking tours, canoe hire, kayak taster sessions, archery, climbing…

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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.

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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  • Titanic Public Art: The Masts
    Titanic Public Art: The Masts
    Attractions

    Titanic Public Art: The Masts

    0.23KM

    Eight well-known Belfast-made ships are represented by spectacular sculptured masts that line the east side of Donegall Place.

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  • HMS Caroline
    HMS Caroline
    Attractions

    HMS Caroline

    3.55KM

    Step aboard HMS Caroline, a unique survivor of The Battle of Jutland in World War One.

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  • Millisle Beach Park
    Millisle Beach Park
    Attractions

    Millisle Beach Park

    44.97KM

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

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  • Museum at The Mill
    Museum at The Mill
    Attractions

    Museum at The Mill

    11.17KM

    Explore the history and heritage of Mossley Mill and hear the story of the people who worked there…

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  • Cave Hill Country Park
    Cave Hill Country Park
    Attractions

    Cave Hill Country Park

    5.32KM

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

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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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  • Beacon of Hope
    Beacon of Hope
    Attractions

    Beacon of Hope

    0.95KM

    Thanksgiving Square is an area of public space in Lanyon Place, Belfast based on Thanksgiving Square in Dallas,…

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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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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Theatrical History Tour Of Belfast
    The Theatrical History Tour Of Belfast
    Sightseeing Tours

    The Theatrical History Tour Of Belfast

    0.19KM

    A theatrical history tour of Belfast that sees two actors, Gerard Conway and Larkin Sinclair, taking a group…

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  • Ulsterbus Tours
    Ulsterbus Tours
    Sightseeing Tours

    Ulsterbus Tours

    0.75KM

    Tour operator offering a comprehensive range of brochure and bespoke tours. Incoming groups and luxury coach hire are…

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  • Taste and Tour
    Taste and Tour
    Sightseeing Tours

    Taste and Tour

    3.74KM

    Enjoy a four hour fun and food filled guided walk to some of the top food and drink…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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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.

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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  • 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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  • Arts for All
    Arts for All
    Arts and Entertainment

    Arts for All

    2.24KM

    Arts for All, based in The John Luke Gallery, is a community based gallery, celebrating home-grown and international…

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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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  • Island Arts Centre
    Island Arts Centre
    Arts and Entertainment

    Island Arts Centre

    15.09KM

    A year-round calendar of classes, culture and entertainment worthy of your time and attention.

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  • Young at Art
    Young at Art
    Arts and Entertainment

    Young at Art

    0.67KM

    Young at Art is Northern Ireland’s leading children’s arts provider.

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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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  • 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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Road Trips in Northern Ireland

Jump in your car and discover hidden gems, geological wonders of the world, secluded bays and real-life fantasy locations, just a short drive from Belfast.

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