Belfast, the capital of Northern Ireland is often overlooked as a city break destination. But those who take a closer look at this vibrant city are not disappointed. The city enjoys a lively arts and cultural scene with a wide variety of museums, galleries, and events to be explored. It also has a long and eventful history, being well-known the world over as the birthplace of the ill-fated liner, RMS Titanic.
From intimate cafes to Michelin starred restaurants, you will be spoiled for choice when it comes to eating out. The excellent St Georges Market allows you to sample the best of local produce, while the Belfast Whiskey Tour provides an introduction and a taste of a selection of Irish whiskeys.
Families too will enjoy Belfast. If you stay in the North of the city you have easy proximity to Belfast Zoo and Belfast Castle or climb high into Cavehill Country Park to enjoy panoramic views over the city. W5 is an interactive science attraction, providing over 250 hands-on exhibits to encourage budding scientists, both old and young. The city is full of first class and great value hotels. Check out our list of the best hotels in Belfast. When travelling by train, a hotel near Belfast Victoria train station can be one of the best options.
What’s the best area to experience the city for the first time, tourists, what’s the best district for shopping & nightlife, or where to stay when travelling by train ? Read on below to find out more best neighbourhoods to stay in Belfast Northern Ireland..
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