Belfast, Irish Béal Feirste, is the capital of Northern Ireland, on the Lagan River, at its mouth of Belfast Lough (harbor). He became a royal city in 1888. Afterward Irish Government Act, in 1920, he became the chairman of the Northern Ireland government. Belfast County has an area of 44 square kilometers (115 square kilometers).
DUBLIN; A WELCOMING CITY
People in Ireland are friendly, so either it's about making friends at university or having words with the Irish people, you'll feel comfortable here. You will meet so many people here, from around the globe – even at Queen's University alone, almost 2,900 international students are there, from 85 different countries.
AN INEXPENSIVE CITY
Belfast has earned awards for its inexpensive lifestyle. It’s an easy-to-navigate city, and the affordable rent at ‘Queen’s Quarter’ (popular student accommodation) means you’ll have a lot of money to spend on making the best of everything Belfast has to offer.
Belfast entertainment doesn't have to cost the world, there are inexpensive activities to do. Take a walking tour or run along the Lagan River and take a look at a picture of The Big Fish, scales made of ceramic tiles that describe various scenes of the city's history. You can also check out some of the beautiful outdoor scenery around the city - take a walk through the Botanic Gardens between lectures, play a game at Ormeau Park or explore Lagan Meadows, a natural landscape.
AN ARTS CENTER
Northern Ireland has produced renowned artists and writers, from CS Lewis to Van Morrison. The music venue thrives in Belfast, with live music all night long. Explore upcoming venues such as Black Box and Voodoo, or see world-class performances at major venues such as The SSE Arena, Waterfront, and Ulster Hall. From music festivals to cultural events, there is always an expected event in Belfast. Culture Night is a different explosion of energy, art, craftsmanship, and fun. Belfast Mela, the largest annual carnival of social diversity in Northern Ireland. Don't miss Belfast Pride, the most colorful, LGBTQ + festival of its kind on the Irish island, or the Belfast St Patrick's Day!
Northern Ireland is also a hotbed of the film industry. Because of its lush countryside, beautiful coastline, and historic landmarks, many films, and TV shows are featured in Belfast. In Belfast, you can also follow the Game of Thrones Trail Map, and find all six glass windows featuring iconic scenes in the exhibition.
The city is a center for shopping, marketing, education, marketing, entertainment, and services in Northern Ireland and is the seat of many large businesses and hospitals. Educational institutions in Belfast include Queen’s University in Belfast (founded in 1845 as Queen’s College), the University of Ulster in Belfast (1849), and Union Theological College (1853). Attractions include Grand Opera House, Donegall Square, Crown Liquor Saloon, Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Belfast Zoo, and Titanic Belfast, a museum inaugurated in 2012 to honor the anniversary of the famous shipwreck. The buildings and walls throughout the city are adorned with carvings depicting the culture, history, and politics of the city. Belfast is a major port in Northern Ireland, and there are boat services to Liverpool in England.
EXPERIENCE THE HISTORY
Belfast is packed with museums that explore the diverse history and health of the region. Wondering what the past looked like to the people of Northern Ireland? Go back 100 years to the open “Ulster Folk and Transport Museum”; tremble as you reconnoiter the ghosts of the prisoners at the historic Crumlin Road Jail, or recall the incredible journey of the world-famous ship on the Titanic Museum.
Nearby the campus, Ulster Museum is situated, which is worth visiting for the people who admire arts, history, and science fiction. Don't miss the annual NI Science Festival, where you can check out the night shows.
CITY OF JOURNALISTS
Belfast's literary treasure is running low. Towns and landmarks died in Narnia by Belfast-born author C. Lewis, while Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney worked at Queen’s, where his legacy was distinguished at the Seamus Heaney Center. The city's thriving book fair features book events, readings, and festivals including a club famous for Wright Night; A night of boat poetry; a standard book that was introduced at the indie No Alibis criminal bookstore, and literary lectures at the Linen Hall Library.
Titanic Belfast is the largest Titanic tourist experience in the world and a worth experiencing for any visit to Belfast and Northern Ireland. Titanic Belfast, named World's Chief traveler pull at the World Travel Awards in 2016, is located near the Titanic Slipways, Harland and Wolff Drawing Offices, and the Hamilton Graving Dock, the same site where the Titanic was constructed and hurled in 1912. The Titanic Belfast tells the story of the Titanic, from its conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, to its construction and presentation, on its first voyage and its subsequent place in history.
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