Once the centre for the Irish linen industry, tobacco production, rope-making and shipbuilding, Belfast is now a thriving city that boasts a rich arts and cultural scene, with George Best and Barry McGuigan amongst it's favourite sons.
The city is intimate and compact, making it easy to explore its attractions and landmarks, and enjoy it's bustling atmosphere.
Belfast has many fine examples of Georgian, Victoria and Edwardian architecture at Belfast City Hall, The Grand Opera House, Queen’s University and Belfast Castle. St Anne’s Cathedral is also a true masterpiece and boasts the largest Celtic cross in Ireland.
The city is split into quarters. The recently re-developed Titanic quarter is home to the spectacular Titanic Exhibition that follows the ships construction then tragic loss, using original photos and newsreels. To truly experience the Irish spirit during your coach holiday, be sure to visit The Gaeltacht quarter - the centre for Irish language and culture, with music, drama and excellent pubs and cafes.
St Anne’s Cathedral quarter contains some fascinating architecture, from public buildings to renovated warehouse restaurants whilst the leafy Queens quarter is alive with shops, cafes, bars, live venues and the Botanical Gardens.
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