7 things to do for free in Belfast

It’s always worth visiting a place when you can find things to do for free. Right? You need look no further! We have everything you need.

For your handy guide to all the cool free places in the city feel free (yes, we love that word!) to download our free map

1. FREE WALKING TOUR

Why not start your stay in Belfast with a free walking tour while becoming familiar with the history of Belfast.

Meet up with our guided tours every day at 11 am and 2.30pm in front of the city hall, just look for the ‘YELLOW UMBRELLA’.

Click here to book.

Principal attractions during the tour:

      The Docklands and The Lagan River

         Albert Clock

          The Big Fish

          Belfast City Hall

           City Laneways

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2. BELFAST CITY COUNCIL

You can always stop at the heart of Belfast and admire the beautiful architecture of Belfast City Hall. Take a look inside of the building and be surprised with the astonishing functions rooms filled with memorials and statues while your tour guide regales you with historical facts.

For the Public Tours Time click here.

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3. STORMONT PARLIAMENT TOUR

The home of government, you can appreciate both the stunning inside and outside grounds of the Assembly.

Take advantage of the free public tour inside Stormont and get to know more about the home of Northern Ireland politics.

There are tours Monday to Friday at 11 am and 2 pm. For more details have a look at the website.

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4. C.S. LEWIS SQUARE

Hop-off our bus at Stop number 8 and discover C.S. Lewis Square in East side building which was built in honour of the well-known Belfast writer: C.S.Lewis.

From there, have a walk alongside the seven bronze sculptures from his famous literary work: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.

Sculptures including Aslan, The White Witch, Mr.Tumns, The Beavers, The Robin and the Stone Table, are a stunning display of public art.

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5.INTERNATIONAL MURAL WALLS

Want to learn more about one of the most important historical milestones of Belfast? Find time to hop off at stop number 19 to sign the International Peace Wall.

They said that “one image is worth a thousand words”  and you will certainly get a glimpse into our history when you view our famous murals.

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6. ULSTER MUSEUM

Visiting the Ulster Museum it’s free for the whole family.

The museum houses an ancient Egyptian mummy and who can resist the excitement of meeting up with dinosaurs and viewing modern masterpieces? As Northern Ireland’s treasure house of the past and present, the museum is the perfect place to have a look at a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences.

If you are a Game of Thrones fan don’t miss the special tapestry which is a real feast for the eyes!

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7. ST. GEORGE’S MARKET

Explore an important part of Belfast’s history and one of the oldest places in Belfast.

St. George’s Market! St George’s is well-known for the finest fresh fruit, vegetables and fish!

Experience the market’s atmosphere while listening to the best musicians for free.

Opening hours:

Friday                16.00-15.00

Saturday           16.00-15.00

 Sunday              10.00-16.00

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