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Belfast City and Greater Belfast Highlights

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Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast

Parliament Buildings is home to the Northern Ireland Assembly, the legislative body for Northern Ireland established under the Belfast Agreement 1998 (Good Friday Agreement).

HMS Caroline, Belfast

HMS Caroline, a World War 1 Light Battle Cruiser, is the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland in 1916. Having undergone extensive restoration, the new visitor experience in Belfast's Titanic Quarter.

Harland & Wolff Cranes - Samson and Goliath, Belfast

Although not officially classed as wonders of the world, the two massive cranes in Harland and Wolff Belfast, which serve one of the world’s largest Building Docks, are certainly masterpieces of engineering.

Queen's University Belfast, Belfast

The fine façade of the Main Building, designed by Charles Lanyon, conceals a quiet, restful quadrangle. This was the original Queen's College: the University has expanded throughout the immediate area, including all the houses on University Square.

Crumlin Road Gaol, Belfast

On the 31st March 1996 Crumlin Road Gaol slammed shut its doors for what many thought would be the final time, but, on the 19th November 2012 the chains fell off and HMP Belfast was reborn as a major visitor attraction.

Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Holywood

Step back in time and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago. Explore thatched cottages, farms, schools and shops as you wander through the beautiful parkland of the Folk Museum and step aboard majestic steam locomotives in the Transport Museum.

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