Top 3 places to see and top 3 things to do in Belfast (United Kingdom)

  • By Mike N
  • Cities
  • 01.05.2016

Here are some great things to see and do in Belfast in the UK:
Ulster Museum
Ulster Museum is one of the city’s top attractions. See the Armada Room with artifacts from a 1588 shipwreck, as well as a 2,500 mummy, the Early People’s Gallery, and a huge fossil of a 200 million year old seabed. There are also preserved animal specimens such as the extinct Tasmanian tiger, and Irish and European artwork.
Crown Liquor Saloon
At the National Crown Liquor Saloon you can see a historical monument and drink a glass of beer. It’s Belfast’s most renowned bar, which was named in honor of British monarchy. It is covered in Italian tiles, and has a crown mosaic near the entrance. Inside is stained glass, marble, mahogany wood, ceramics and more beautiful workmanship.
Saint Malachy's Church
Built in 1841, Saint Malachy's Church is one of Belfast’s oldest Catholic churches. It was named to honor Saint Malachy O’Morgair. Malachy died in 1148 and is credited with a prophecy about the Popes.
SS Nomadic
Tour the SS Nomadic, which is recognized as being the ill-fated Titanic's little sister. The ship served during both World Wars, as well as becoming a floating restaurant in Paris and was saved from being scrapped by the Belfast community.
Crumlin Road Gaol
The Crumlin Road Gaol can trace its history back to 1845. It stopped being an active prison in 1996. It was renovated and turned into a tourist attraction and now you can go on a guided tour and see the underground tunnel that connected it to Crumlin Road, sit in the governor’s chair, and see the execution cell.
The Grand Opera House
The Grand Opera House on Great Victoria Street, is a premier theater where customers can watch all kinds of musicals, operas, musicals, and more.