Belfast Landmarks and Monuments

(Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK)

Belfast Landmarks and MonumentsBelfast is an important, historic city and is crammed full of spectacular landmarks and monuments. Famous throughout Northern Ireland, many of Belfast's landmarks and monuments date back many hundreds of years and are in remarkable condition.

City Hall

Address: Donegall Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
The City Hall is a magnificent Victorian building and the home of Belfast City Council. Featuring a giant dome and numerous carved stone figures, the City Hall towers over many buildings around Donegall Square.
Tours: June to September, Monday to Friday - departing at 10:30, 11:30, 14:30, Saturday - 14:30, October to May, Monday to Saturday - departing at 14:30

Albert Memorial Clock

Address: Victoria Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
The Albert Memorial Clock was created in 1865 in memory of Prince Albert, husband of Queen Victoria. Belfast's Albert Memorial Clock is particularly famous for its noticeable lean.
Open hours: daily - 24 hours

Ulster Hall

Address: Bedford Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Ulster Hall is a major dance venue in the city and this striking building regularly hosts a number of grand dances and concerts throughout the year.
Open hours: box office, Monday to Friday - 12:00 to 15:00

Belfast Landmarks and Monuments

Belfast Castle

Address: Bellevue, Antrim Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Belfast Castle was opened in 1870 and is a major landmark in Belfast, with many tourist attractions and interesting features.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 09:00 to 22:30, Sunday - 09:00 to 18:00

Big Fish

Address: 1 Donegall Quay, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
The Big Fish is one of the city's favourite modern landmarks and this giant salmon was created in 1999, by famous artist John Kindness. Measuring more than 10 metres / 32 feet, Belfast's Big Fish is clad in ceramic tiles, decorated with historic images of Belfast.
Open hours: daily

Belfast Landmarks and Monuments

Giant's Ring

Address: County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
The Giant's Ring can be found on the southern outskirts of Belfast and is the largest prehistoric site in the whole of Ireland, featuring a ring of large rocks and a fascinating megalithic chamber with ancient tombs.
Open hours: daily

Crown Liquor Saloon

Address: 46 Great Victoria Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
The Crown Liquor Saloon is one of the most famous public houses in Belfast and features exceptional Victorian architecture and many original period features.
Open hours: Monday to Saturday - 11:00 to 12:30, Sunday - 12:30 to 22:00

Europa Hotel

Address: Great Victoria Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Europa Hotel is a magnificent hotel that has become one of the most famous landmarks in Northern Ireland.
Open hours: daily

Stormont Castle

Address: Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
Stormont Castle is a striking, historic building now home to the Headquarters for the Secretary of State of Northern Ireland and is within easy reach of central Belfast.
Open hours: grounds, daily - 08:30 to 18:30, castle - access by appointment only