Best of Belfast Walking Tour

Best of Belfast Walking Tour

Starting at our iconic City Hall, our Best of Belfast walking tour is the perfect 2-hour introduction to Belfast and its past; an amazing way to discover fantastic street art, beautiful architecture, curious history and the unique stories of Belfast’s citizens throughout the centuries.

Our award-winning guides are local experts, born and bred in Belfast who love to introduce guests to our city and its secrets. Everyone has heard of the Troubles and the Titanic, but there is so much more to Belfast's story.

Not only will you learn the story of our city but also discover districts you may not otherwise have found, gain the confidence to explore further and really make the most of your time here.

Starting and finishing your tour at City Hall, the entire walk is less than 2 miles and with 14 stops on the tour we promise an experience which broadens your horizons, opens your mind and, if you take note of our own favourite spots for food and drink, will satisfy your body afterwards too!


Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: City Hall Donegall Square, Belfast BT1 5GS Northern Ireland

Our guide will meet you at the front gates of Belfast City Hall and your tour will begin with an introduction to the tour and the history of the city.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: St Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Chapel Lane, Belfast Northern Ireland

In Bank Square you will discover the history of St. Mary's Catholic Church and its unique grotto, and the original Belfast Castle which stood nearby.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Belfast Cathedral - The Cathedral Church of St. Anne, Donegall Street, Belfast BT1 2HB Northern Ireland

As you walk into the Cathedral Quarter your guide will introduce you to the remarkable history and stories of the United Irishmen and their contributions to our city's development.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral Quarter, Belfast Northern Ireland

As we walk along the historic Hill Street, one of the last cobbled streets in Belfast, we will introduce you to some of the best street art in Belfast along with our recommendations for our finest bars, restaurants and nightspots, together with the story of Punk in Belfast and why it was so important to us in the midst of the Troubles.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Customs House, Custom House Custom House Square, Belfast BT1 3ET Northern Ireland

The Customs House is one of the finest buildings in the city and was home to 'Speaker's Corner'. You will learn some of the stories of the best and worst orators to have stood here, together with the history of one of the oldest pubs in Belfast still standing nearby.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Big Fish, Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3NG Northern Ireland

As you walk along the banks of the river Lagan you can look across to the famous yellow cranes in Harland & Wolff shipyard. It was here that the Titanic was built over 100 years ago. You will also hear the legend behind the stunning public sculpture 'the Salmon of Knowledge' and visit our favourite piece of art, the Beacon of Hope, which symbolises the resilience and regeneration of Belfast in recent years.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Albert Memorial Clock Tower, Queen's Square, Belfast BT1 3FG Northern Ireland

The Albert Memorial Clock is Belfast's very own 'leaning tower'. At this historic spot you will discover the reason for the angle and also learn how Belfast got it's name. And we'll show you our most famous footballer's favourite pub!

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Belfast Entries, Between High Street and Ann Street, Belfast Northern Ireland

The Belfast Entries are at the heart of the oldest part of the city. Today they have been turned into an amazing outdoor art gallery. Here you will get to explore dozens of pieces of art each with its own story to tell, while hearing about the importance of this area and the people who lived here over the centuries.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Spirit of Belfast, 1 Arthur Square, Belfast BT1 4FB Northern Ireland

In the pedestrian precinct at the heart of the city you will discover the meaning behind some of the quirkiest public art in Belfast, together with its alternative name and the centuries-old stories of the historic buildings surrounding it.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Titanic Memorial Garden, Belfast City Hall Donegall Square, Belfast BT1 5GS Northern Ireland

Your tour ends at the Titanic Memorial back at City Hall, where you will hear the story of the most famous ship built here and of some the people who sailed on her, before finishing with tales of some of our most famous citizens (whose statues are to be found in the grounds) and their contributions to our society.

Duration: 15 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Stroller accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately."
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Your health, safety and enjoyment of the tour is of paramount importance to us. All our guides have been fully vaccinated and we have extensive safety measures in place. DC Tours are 'Good To Go' accredited and our safety-conscious guides will take the best possible care of you throughout your tour."



Hora de Inicio: 10:00 AM
Duración: 2 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Donegall Square North, Donegall Square N, Belfast BT1, UK

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Headsets to hear the guide easily.
  • Local guide

No Incluye

  • Gratuities

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