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Belfast – Forget everything you think you know

BT9 6DY Belfast City center: 1.5 km
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BT2 7AP Belfast City center: 0 km
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BT1 5FF Belfast City center: 0.3 km
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BT1 6DY Belfast City center: 0.3 km
Dbl. from 137.70EUR
BT4 3LP Belfast City center: 5.8 km
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BT1 3LP Belfast City center: 0.7 km
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BT7 1HP Belfast City center: 1.2 km
Dbl. from 56.70EUR
BT8 7XP Belfast City center: 5.3 km
Dbl. from 75.00EUR
BT72JB Belfast City center: 0 km
Dbl. from 91.41EUR
BT9 6RU Belfast City center: 1.9 km
Dbl. from 102.00EUR
BT12 5EE Belfast City center: 0.5 km
Dbl. from 103.00EUR
BT9 6DY Belfast City center: 1.9 km
Dbl. from 97.20EUR
BT23 5RF Belfast City center: 8.1 km
Dbl. from 118.03EUR
BT2 7GP Belfast City center: 0.4 km
Dbl. from 137.70EUR
BT2 7BQ Belfast City center: 0.5 km
Dbl. from 171.26EUR
BT7 1HL Belfast City center: 1.2 km
Dbl. from 45.13EUR
BT1 1HF Belfast City center: 0.4 km
Dbl. from 45.13EUR
BT9 5BW Belfast City center: 2.8 km
BT10 0NF Belfast City center: 6 km
BT18 0EX Belfast City center: 10.1 km
BT2 8HS Belfast City center: 0 km
BT29 4ZY Belfast City center: 19.9 km
Belfast has changed enormously over the past ten years. Since the Good Friday Agreement brought an end to decades of violence and a constant military presence, the city has started to rediscover its identity. The Belfast of today is a cultural haven, with a burgeoning art scene, a wealth of musical talent, and a host of world-class museums. Visit the Ulster Museum for a taste of Northern Ireland’s rich heritage before enjoying a stroll around the lush Botanic Gardens, with its iconic pavilion. This is a small city with a big personality–visitors will be invited to ‘have the craic’ with any locals they meet, and thanks to the presence of Queens University, the local population is young and diverse. This is also one of the cheapest cities in the UK, but with increased investment and a growing tourism industry, that is unlikely to last for long.

Location: Belfast–a Titanic port city

Belfast is situated on the east coast of Northern Ireland, looking across the Irish Sea towards Scotland. It is served by two airports, and a good network of roads, which connect the city with the rest of Northern Ireland. Belfast is world famous for its shipbuilding traditions–this is where the Titanic was built, after all–and the harbour is still a busy place where ships are built and repaired.

Business: Where old and new industries meet

The industrial revolution saw Belfast become a hub for shipbuilding, tobacco production, rope making and linen manufacture. While many of these old industries are still thriving, in recent years the city has evolved to embrace modern industries such as software development and film production.

Culture: All-singing, all-dancing, all-drinking

In Belfast, it is all about ‘having the craic’–having a good time, in layman’s terms. This invariably involves drinking local favourites such as Guinness, Harp lager or Buckfast tonic wine. Music, singing, dancing, and storytelling have been part of Northern Irish culture for millennia, and these traditions remain today. Visit the Cathedral Quarter for a range of traditional and trendy pubs and bars, and follow your ear to find the one with the best atmosphere.

Activities: From city to country in ten minutes

Belfast is fully kitted out with dozens of great gyms, tennis courts, swimming pools, and city centre parks. But for fans of hiking, the rugged coastline and stunning countryside are just a few minutes outside the city. Head north to the Glens of Antrim, where the TV series Game of Thrones is filmed, or trek along the wild sandy beaches of Co. Down.