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Interesting facts about Belfast

The capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast lies on the shores of the River Lagan. With a history stretching back to the Bronze Age, Belfast is best known as the birthplace of the Titanic. Book your flight to Belfast with Aer Lingus today and get the best value with boutique, in-flight shopping.

History in Belfast

Join a free tour of Belfast’s City Hall, a beautiful Victorian building noted for its copper domes. Picnic on its grounds, stroll around the Titanic Memorial Garden, and see the statue of Queen Victoria. Then, venture to the Titanic Belfast, where you’ll find full-scale reconstructions, and explore the shipyard where they built the world’s most famous ship.

Family-Friendly Activities in Belfast

See the prairie dogs at the Belfast Zoo and discover exotic plants at the Botanic Gardens. Afterwards, take the family to the Ulster Transport Museum, 11 kilometres east of Belfast, where you’ll find everything from horse-drawn carts to locomotives. Then, head to the Victoria Square Shopping Centre and climb the viewing platform for 360-degree city views.

Pubs and Nightlife in Belfast

Join a pub crawl and discover Belfast’s famous bars, where the locals will greet you like an old friend. Explore the nightclubs around Queen’s University, and sample Irish ales at the bars along the Golden Mile.

Getting Around Belfast

Pack your walking shoes and explore the city centre on foot. Catch the city bus or call a taxi to travel faster between destinations. Check out the city’s bike guide and rent one through Belfast Bikes, a bike-sharing system.

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Weather in Belfast

Tuesday light rain
18°C 2 Jun 2020
Wednesday light rain
12°C 3 Jun 2020
Thursday light rain
13°C 4 Jun 2020
Friday light rain
12°C 5 Jun 2020
Saturday moderate rain
10°C 6 Jun 2020
Sunday light rain
14°C 7 Jun 2020
Monday light rain
16°C 8 Jun 2020
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