belfast city hall

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Departing from City Hall, the tour visits the Linenhall libraryScreen Shot 2016-03-03 at 12.23.28
before proceeding down Donegall Place and Royal Avenue whilst recounting how Belfast grew from a small Irish fishing village to a Norman base before its 17th growth as a plantation town.

High_Street,_Belfast_-_geograph.org.uk_-_623495 Visit Bank Place and High Street to see the numerous entries which sat at the edge of the river Farset in the old Belfast. Learn about the areas links to the United Irishmen, Henry Pottinger (the first governor of Hong Kong) and hear of the impact of the Belfast blitz and the modern conflict on the local architecture.

Screen Shot 2016-05-05 at 11.54.19 See the world famous Albert Clock,McHughs Bar and Custom House before crossing the river Lagan using the new Lagan weir footbridge where the cranes of the Harland and Wolff (creators of the Titanic) can still be viewed. We then proceed along the waterfront to learn about emigration from Belfast before returning to City Hall via May Street where an optional visit to the famous St Georges Market is also available.

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