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Belfast City

Overview of Belfast

Fascinating history, lively nightlife and fantastic food, the recently transformed capital of Northern Ireland has it all. A city that is perfectly balanced on the cusp of traditional and contemporary culture, it's easy to lose yourself within Belfast's diverse cultural offerings and famed nightlife.

Home to award-winning TV series Games of Thrones¸ Northern Ireland provides the beautifully wild backdrop to the series' fantasy world. It's also the perfect location for the high street shopper thanks to its determined independent shopping scene, which continues to thrive with a range of exclusive boutiques, bistros and markets that are a must-see drawing point for any holidaymaker. ",

"If that still hasn't whetted your appetite, Belfast's capital status makes it the perfect base for exploring the further reaches of Northern Ireland and beyond, boasting of excellent transport links to Dublin, Galway and beyond in a matter of hours.

Attractions around Belfast

One of the principal sites of Britain's Industrial Revolution, Northern Ireland's capital is steeped in a rich history. The city is particularly proud of its booming shipbuilding heritage that is apparent in the award-winning Titanic Belfast Experience, an all-encompassing interactive exhibit where you can get to grips with the inner workings of the luxurious passenger liner that met a tragic end. ",

"More recently, the city has also garnered attention from all corners of the world thanks to its involvement in the production of Games of Thrones. Tours of Titanic Studios – where the series is filmed – are a hot topic amongst travellers, as are sightseeing expeditions of the other breath-taking filming locations around Northern Ireland.

Travel to and from Belfast City Airport

Situated just 5km outside of the city centre, it couldn't be easier to get from Belfast Airport into the heart of the city.

IATA code: BHD

Name: Belfast City Airport

Address: George Best Belfast City Airport, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT3 9JH.