A Day in Belfast City – Advice on Things to do by a Local
Belfast is a unique and thriving city with many things to see and do. Our advice is to get there early, as you will have a lot to fit in! There is a host of interesting and beautiful sites all over the city, so don’t forget to bring your cameras!
If you would like get an overview of what the city is all about why not try Belfast’s Hop on Hop Off City Tour? All the tour guides are trained to provide you with informative and witty commentary while you can sit back and relax, or hop off at an attraction which interests you.
If you are visiting Northern Ireland to discover the darker side of the city’s history, our Belfast Walking Tour – A History of Terror is not to be missed! Achieving Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence and rated #3 on activities in Belfast, this popular tour adds a human connection to stories you may have read or heard about. The walking tour is led by trained conflict historians who are natives to the city. They provide an emotive and thought provoking tour that you will not forget.
After an active morning why not take a comfortable rest stop at top hotel: The Europa. Enjoy an indulgent Afternoon Tea whilst taking in the fantastic views of the bustling City Centre.
In the afternoon head to Belfast’s Titanic Quarter where you will see the incredible Titanic Building – Home to the Titanic Experience! Be taken back in time to ‘The Golden Age of Belfast’ 1909-1912. Witness how Belfast was the most industrial city in the world with interactive galleries and the ‘Ship Yard Ride!’
Located next to the Titanic Experience, The SS Nomadic is a visual reminder of Belfast’s famous maritime history. It is the only White Star Liner left in the world and has been restored to her original glory. Known as the ‘mini Titanic,’ the SS Nomadic carried passengers from the shallow port of Cherbourg to board Titanic for the planned Maiden Atlantic crossing. Jump on board and experience what it would have felt like to be a first or second class passenger on the Titanic!
A trip to Belfast is not complete without visiting Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter to have a cold pint in one of the many traditional pubs the city has to offer!