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Belfast Castle
Belfast Castle
Opening Times:
Antiques Shop
Visitors Centre
Mon - Fri 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Belfast castle is a prominent sandstone building sits on the slopes of Cavehill in its well kept public grounds.
Its sense of history, the superb setting and the new, refurbished visitor centre makes Belfast Castle a must for every visitor; you will know the history of Cave Hill from Stone Age to current times.
Public tours are held at various times throughout the year however a private tour can be arranged at any time (depending on numbers). Belfast Castle has a bar and a restaurant also this places host to wedding parties and special celebrations.

Belfast City Hall
Belfast City Hall
Opening Times:
Monday to Friday 11am, 2pm and 3pm
Saturday 2pm and 3pm
*There are no tours on Sundays, bank holidays or public holidays.

The City Hall's connections with the Titanic are many, one of them is that n its grounds, the Titanic Memorial, sculpted by Thomas Brock, pays tribute to 22 men who lost their lives on the ship.
Completed in 1906, Belfast City Hall is the home to the Belfast City Council. It is a beautiful neoclassical building that figures richly in the city's government.
Free public tours of the building are available. Led by an experienced guide, they last around one hour and uncover the history of City Hall, while exploring some of its finest features.

Botanic Gardens and Palm House
Botanic Gardens and Palm House
Opening Times:
Month :
Hours :
April to September Mon to Fri - 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 5pm
Sat, Sun and bank holidays - 1pm to 5pm
October to March Mon to Fri - 10am to 12pm and 1pm to 3.45pm
Sat, Sun and bank holidays - 1pm to 3.45pm

Located at College Park, Botanic Avenue in Belfast
Botanic Gardens is a popular meeting place for residents students and tourists contains two prominent buildings, the Palm House and the Tropical Ravine also counts with a children's playground, a bowling green, walking routes, a rose garden and assorted tropical plants, mature trees and flower beds; this place is often used for events.
The park is supported by the Friends of Botanic Gardens group, new members are always welcome.

Belfast Cathedral
Belfast Cathedral
Opening Times:
Weekdays :
10.00 am to 4.00 pm

St Anne's Cathedral known as Belfast Cathedral has access available to the physically challenged. There is a rest room facility and a lift to the lower floor of the Cathedral Centre. There is also access to the sanctuary which enables full participation in the Eucharist. Designated seating can easily be removed to enable wheelchair users to sit with their friends in the congregation.
Visits by groups and schools are welcomed.

Ulster Museum
The Ulster Museum
Opening Times:
Tuesday to Sunday
closed-except for Bank holidays 10:00 am to 17:00 pm

The Ulster Museum situated at Stranmillis Road in Belfast, since 1962 the museum gained the status of a National Museum.
Today The Ulster Museum offers something for everyone, is a great scene for a family outing. Child and adult alike will enjoy their time there. Children will be particularly interested in Tommy and his turtle buddies and the Egyptian collection which as well as many authentic Egyptian artifacts features a real life Egyptian Mummy; also the admission it is not just cheap but FREE!

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