Belfast City has so much to offer to visitors to this wonderful friendly and energetic city, that is brimming with history, culture and heritage. It is the birthplace of the Titanic and also serves as a gateway to Northern Ireland and its fabulous dramatic coastlines and rolling landscapes, magnificent mountains, beautiful beaches and charming villages and bustling towns. There is so much just waiting to be discovered and so many stories to be heard.
With so much to see and do the difficulty will be fitting it all in, it is a city with lots of surprises and hidden gems just waiting to be discovered. From the renowned Titanic Experience, to other world-class visitor attractions, stunning architecture along the fine Victorian streets, industrial heritage, turbulent history and much more. There are plenty of fantastic free activities and attractions in Belfast and the surrounding area. Go see the murals, Belfast’s famous wall art, visit one of its many excellent museums, like the Ulster Museum. For something a little different head to iconic Belfast Botanic Gardens to admire the unusual and colourful fauna, or just enjoy the views.
Walk or cycle around, take a taxi or hop on a tour bus, these are just a few of the best ways to appreciate all that the city has to offer. Take time to visit the different quarters and enjoy all they have to offer.
The city really comes alive after dark and the nightlife provides a completely different feel to the city, soak up the lively atmosphere. You can choose from a choice of entertainment venues and activities. There is no shortage of talented local artists and bands. Enjoy free live music in many venues, just choose your pub, or dance the night away in a cool, state of the art nightclub to the latest sounds, take in a live band or see a concert, at the Odyssey Arena. There is an enticing blend of traditional pubs and trendy bars with somewhere for all preferences.
It is a city with a strong influence on fresh, flavoursome food wherever you go you will find fabulous food and drink. Head to the vibrant and bustling St George’s Market for a genuine flavour of Belfast and its local produce, an excellent indoor market here in the city, or visit an award-winning restaurant, the choices are endless, with somewhere to suit all tastes and budgets.
Shopping possibilities are endless with a superb choice of malls, independent stores and boutiques.
Belfast certainly has plenty of variety to offer to all who visit, culture, heritage, entertainment and so much more. It is an inspiring and enthralling city and it is no wonder it is often voted as one of the world’s top destinations.