The Laganside

The city’s redeveloped docklands now house attractions such as the Odyssey Arena and the Waterfront Hall, with major celebrations planned to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the Titanic.

Ulster Museum

A plethora of fascinating exhibits, dating back to prehistoric times, as well as one of Ireland’s major art collections.

Stormont

The seat of government in Northern Ireland, set in glorious parkland.

Cave Hill

The best spot for a panoramic view of the city and Belfast Lough spread out below.

West Belfast

An essential part of any visit to the city: the murals, Peace Line, cemeteries and fortified bars put everyday life into stark political context.

The John Hewitt

Both modern and traditional at the same time, this is unquestionably one of the city’s finest pubs, with splendid music sessions to boot.

Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival

Ever broadening in scope and increasing its international coverage, this is one of Ireland’s most innovative music and arts festivals.

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