Best of Belfast Walking Tour

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  • 3 hr

Starting at our iconic City Hall, our Best of Belfast walking tour is your essential introduction to Belfast and its past; an amazing way to discover fantastic street art, beautiful architecture, curious history and the unique stories of Belfast’s citizens throughout the centuries. Our award-winning guides are local experts, born and bred in Belfast who love to introduce guests to our city and its secrets. You will hear about the Troubles and the Titanic, but there is so much more to our city. Not only will you learn the story of Belfast but with the help of your guide you'll discover bars, restaurants and whole districts you may not otherwise have found, gain the confidence to explore further and really make the most of your visit. Starting and finishing your tour at City Hall, the entire walk is less than 2 miles and with 14 stops on the tour we promise an experience which truly connects you with the heart of Belfast!

Itinerary Details

Operated by: DC Tours

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City Hall

Our guide will meet you at the front gates of Belfast City Hall and your tour will begin with an introduction to the tour and the history of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St Mary's Roman Catholic Church

In Bank Square you will discover the history of St. Mary's Catholic Church and its unique grotto, and the original Belfast Castle which stood nearby.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne

As you walk into the Cathedral Quarter your guide will introduce you to the remarkable history and stories of the United Irishmen and their contributions to our city's development.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral Quarter

As we walk along the historic Hill Street, one of the last cobbled streets in Belfast, we will introduce you to some of the best street art in Belfast along with our recommendations for our finest bars, restaurants and nightspots, together with the story of Punk in Belfast and why it was so important to us in the midst of the Troubles.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Customs House

The Customs House is one of the finest buildings in the city and was home to 'Speaker's Corner'. You will learn some of the stories of the best and worst orators to have stood here, together with the history of one of the oldest pubs in Belfast still standing nearby.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Big Fish

As you walk along the banks of the river Lagan you can look across to the famous yellow cranes in Harland & Wolff shipyard. It was here that the Titanic was built over 100 years ago. You will also hear the legend behind the stunning public sculpture 'the Salmon of Knowledge' and visit our favourite piece of art, the Beacon of Hope, which symbolises the resilience and regeneration of Belfast in recent years.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Albert Memorial Clock Tower

The Albert Memorial Clock is Belfast's very own 'leaning tower'. At this historic spot you will discover the reason for the angle and also learn how Belfast got it's name. And we'll show you our most famous footballer's favourite pub!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Belfast Entries

The Belfast Entries are at the heart of the oldest part of the city. Today they have been turned into an amazing outdoor art gallery. Here you will get to explore dozens of pieces of art each with its own story to tell, while hearing about the importance of this area and the people who lived here over the centuries.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Spirit of Belfast

In the pedestrian precinct at the heart of the city you will discover the meaning behind some of the quirkiest public art in Belfast, together with its alternative name and the centuries-old stories of the historic buildings surrounding it.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Titanic Memorial Garden

Your tour ends at the Titanic Memorial back at City Hall, where you will hear the story of the most famous ship built here and of some the people who sailed on her, before finishing with tales of some of our most famous citizens (whose statues are to be found in the grounds) and their contributions to our society.

Duration: 15 minutes
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