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Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

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Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

We are only in Belfast for one day after a tour of the Causeway Coast and Glens. What are the not to be missed sights and the best way to see as many as possible in one day. Tour??

Also can you recommend a place to eat typical Irish food with some music, Irish dancing and fun?

Joan Lake

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1. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

I recommend the Open Bus Tour.

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2. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

Thank you. Do you know if you can Hop-on Hop-off the Open Bus Tour.

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3. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

I agree with the open top bus tour, and yes it is hop on hop off.

http://belfastcitysightseeing.com/

For your Irish food and music experience, what day are you here?

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4. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

Thanks. We are in Belfast on 5 Oct which unfortunately is a Sunday. Is it possible for a food and music experience on a Sunday.

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5. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

On a Sunday morning, Belfast is sleepy but the place to go is St George's market before you do the hoho tour. I'll let others comment on the best food & traditional music options but several pubs are showing as having traditional music on Sundays (times vary) including McHughs, the Dirty Onion, Duke of York, 21 social. The one which was my initial thought (the Garrick) doesn't seem to be showing it on their website but it is on the visit-belfast

website. Hopefully some of the Belfast residents/regulars will have more info - bobbyw, this one has your name written all over it!

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6. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

Sunday is one of the best days for trad music, Benedicts is good for food and Blackthorn play from 14.30- 17.00. The Garrick has an Afternoon session, Kellys Cellars, Maddens and Fibbers for that evening.

If you like Seafood try The Mourne Seafood Bar but like most restaurants in the city they close early on a Sunday.

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7. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

I agree with Benedicts for your Irish food (lunch probably) and music - the food is great and Blackthorn are fabulous. You won't get dancing there mind you - that's usually a night time thing in the bars that Bobby mentioned above.

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8. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

Hi Joan

Translink has a Visitor Pass which gives you unlimited bus and rail journeys in the City and also gives a range of discounts at visitor attractions, leisure and retail outlets, coffee shops and restaurants.

You can purchase this online, at the Airport or from the Visit Belfast Centre across from the City Hall

I have attached a link below with more detail of this Pass

https:/…

Please let us know if we can help you with any other query you might have

Kind regards

Translink

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9. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

This is Great. Thx All! I think it will be the market in the morning; pub lunch with music, open top bus tour and one of the places mentioned at night where we may get much and dancing if we are lucky.

You have all been so helpful and the info is just what we needed.

Joan L

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10. Re: Best way to see best Belfast attractions?

This is fab info. Just we we needed. Thax

Joan L