The Craic ! As a foreigner who lived there for several years, that's the first thing that springs to mind haha! Other notable mentions: * Belfast Bap  Note: if you can't get to the market, can also just try from any Centra  for a meal dea...
- Belfast is second largest city on the island of Ireland.
- Northern Ireland, along with England, Scotland and Wales make up the “United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.”
- The land that makes up Belfast has been occupied since the Bronze Age.
- The 5,000-year-old henge, known as Giant’s Ring, is located near Belfast, and Iron Age hill fort remains still are present in the surrounding hills.
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- The Cathedral Quarter. Belfast has recently been divided into ‘quarters’, each with it’s own character and charm. The Cathedral Quarter is also known as the cultural quarter and is centered around a Cathedral (hence the name).
- The Murals. Belfast has been through some prosperous and challenging times in the last century, and its residents are proud of their history. The city is filled with political and historical murals, as well images celebrating Belfast’s successful exports (including actors, musicians and sporting stars).
- The Black Cabs. Probably Belfast’s best-known tourist attraction is its black taxi tours. Rather than taking a sightseeing bus round the city, a cabbie will take you on a private tour, giving you an insight into the different areas and their political and historical significance.
- The Giant’s Causeway. Not far from Belfast is the UNESCO World Heritage site ‘The Giant’s Causeway’. This beautiful site was formed 60 million years ago from a volcano, although local legend has it a Giant – Finn MacCool created it (hence the name).
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- Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland is one of the 4 countries part of the United Kingdom. This fact about Belfast might seem obvious to some people but yet it’s worth being clarified.
- Belfast was one of the most dangerous cities in the world until 1998. From 1968 to 1998, Northern Ireland and specifically Belfast were going through war called the Troubles.
- The Europa Hotel is the most bombed hotel in the world. The Europa Hotel was bombed 36 times during the Troubles. The Europa was the hotel where reporters would stay when they were coming to Belfast.
- There were 45,000 bomb attacks in Belfast during the Troubles. Bombs were placed all over the city. During the 30 years of conflict, over 45,000 bombs have detonated in Belfast alone.
Oct 18, 2016 · Olivia Catherine-Rooney. 18 October 2016. Add to Plan. Belfast is not only the capital city of Northern Ireland, but it is also a mini metropolis of talent, producing some well-known names in literature, film and sport as well as other cultural delights.
Aug 20, 2020 · Belfast Linen Workers Linen was a major Northern Irish trade in the mid-19th century, with many young women working in the industry. A tribute to their contribution to the Belfast trade and the Northern Irish economy, this mural in West Belfast depicts the female workers of Ross’s Mill. Tribute to RMS Titanic
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Belfast City Park is an urban park located on 17.5 acres (7.1 ha) of land overlooking Penobscot Bay. It is heavily used during the spring, summer and fall months and closed during the winter. When it was founded in 1904 by the Belfast Village Improvement Society, a local women's group, it was considered the group's biggest accomplishment.