Travel — Ireland
— Belfast Attractions & Fun Things To Do
— Belfast Sightseeing & Fun Tours
Belfast (in Irish, Beal Feirste), the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, is located in County Antrim (see map below) — and it's one of the country's most popular destinations.
The city is very easy to get around; it's split into quarters — The Titanic Quarter (the Titanic was built here), The Cathedral Quarter, Queen's Quarter and The Gaeltacht Quarter.
Sightseeing & Fun Tours
Belfast Attractions & Fun Things To Do
Visit Belfast City Hall — Public Daily Tours are available at 11am, 2pm and 3pm (Mon-Fri); 2pm and 3pm (Sat). No Tours on Sundays and Holidays.
— Centennial Anniversary
Built in Belfast, the Titanic launched on May 31, 1911. Halfway through its maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, the ship struck an iceburg and sank on the night of April 14, 1912.
April 2012 marks the Titanic's "Centennial Anniversary" — special events will be taking place in Belfast and throughout Northern Ireland to celebrate and commemorate the Titanic.
Be sure to visit one of Belfast's newest "must-see" attractions, described as the "World's Largest Titanic Visitor Experience" — the stunning Titanic Belfast. Find out all about the Titanic and its history. Enjoy seeing interactive exhibits, artifacts, videos — all things Titanic
Belfast Festival at Queen's
— 50th Anniversary
Belfast Festival at Queen's is the largest festival of its kind in Ireland, drawing over 60,000 visitors every year — 2012 marks its 50th Anniversary. The annual arts event, featuring theatre, dance, classical music, literature, jazz, comedy, visual arts, folk music and popular music, usually takes place in October.
Fun Day Trip from Belfast
— Giant's Causeway
Take the scenic Causeway Coastal Route to Giant's Causeway (World Heritage Site), one of Northern Ireland's most popular "must-see" tourist attractions — the natural wonder is located on Ireland's Northern
Coast, about 75 miles northwest of Belfast.
Fun Belfast Sightseeing & Tours