Discover the neighborhoods of Belfast
Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland, and has recently seen a surge in tourism, having recently been voted one of the best cities in the United Kingdom. For travelers arriving from other parts of the UK, arrival through George Best Belfast City Airport is a smart idea as the airport is located right by the city center and has beautiful views of central Belfast upon landing. International travelers are best served by Belfast International Airport, located just a short drive outside the city and surrounded by plenty of hotels and guesthouses.
The famous Titanic was built in Belfast, and the city has embraced this ship’s history, regardless of its tragic maiden voyage. Most visitors to Belfast will find themselves taking a Titanic Tour during a visit to Belfast. The museum alone is a huge attraction, built in the style of the front of the ship and featuring some impressive exhibits on the ship’s construction, as well stunning architectural touches such as a recreation of the famous grand staircase.
Ulster Folk Museum is one of the most popular attractions in Belfast. The large collection of folk art and the recreation of an old Irish town complete with a mini railway can take several hours, if not days, to fully explore. For folk art, history, and transportation history enthusiasts, this museum is at the top of the Belfast must-see list.
For more information on hotels and landmarks in the different areas of Belfast, take a look at the interactive map on this page and start planning the perfect visit to this interesting city.