The capital was once riddled with destruction and conflict, a period known as ‘The Troubles’, but Belfast has changed enormously in recent years, becoming one of the most visited cities in the UK, and second most visited on the island of Ireland, according to Irish Tourism. Belfast (Beal Feirste) is the capital of, and the largest city in Northern Ireland. The name Belfast originates from the Gaeilge “Beal Feirste’ which means ‘mouth of the river’. Belfast may be a small city but tourists won’t be stuck for anything to do as there is plenty to explore, including the fascinating Titanic Quarter, Ulster Museum, Belfast city hall and shopping at the fabulous Victoria Square shopping center.
Titanic Belfast is a ‘must see’ on any trip to Belfast and has become the most popular tourist attraction in Northern Ireland and one of the top attractions in Ireland. Housed in an iconic, six-floor building, Titanic Belfast is located in the heart of Belfast, right beside the historic site of this world-famous ship’s construction.The Titanic experience takes you through nine galleries, telling the story of RMS Titanic, from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her famous maiden voyage and tragic end.