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City Hall

City Hall Donegall Sq., Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9027 0456
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This beautiful, neoclassical building serves as the seat of the city's government.
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  • Average5%
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City Hall Donegall Sq., Belfast BT1 5GS, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9027 0456
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting free guided tour of the city hall, takes just under an hour. Just go to the reception inside the hall to get your timed ticket. A very knowledgeable guide will take you to some very opulent rooms and the Council chambers that are...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the first things we did was walk around the building, since it was near our hotel. It is very impressive, both inside and out, and gives a nice introduction to the city.

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful Victorian building with nice cafe, we decided to do the free guided tour. The guide obviously knows his subject extremely well and the building is certainly impressive but the subject matter of Lord Mayors portraits can become a little tedious. The tour would...More

Thank marksimon11-13
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful building but you need to take the guided tour to be able to see and appreciate its gems. The tour guide was charming and she had great knowledge of all things city hall. It was wonderful to wander through the chambers,...More

Thank Flipper_3627
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful building, really interesting free tour of the council chambers and functional rooms, and exhibition on ground floor.

Thank Becca K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

City hall is located in the center of it all. The building is grand and beautiful. They give free tours and I am remiss that I didn't have time for one. Next time. In the evening, the building was lit in purple/magenta lights. It was...More

Thank JMR0731
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning building with such amazing architecture. The tour was so interesting, packed with information, which was given by amazing tour guide, Paul, and it didn't cost a penny! We were lucky enough to have a gorgeous sunny day to look around outside as well....More

Thank oknight17
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We toured the excellent exhibits on the ground floor and thought we'd seen it all, but decided to take the free tour anyway. So glad we did. We got to see the second floor which is closed to the public. Beautiful rooms, lots of history,...More

Thank Marilyn V
Reviewed 4 days ago

what a beautiful building and great that you can get a free guided tour throughout the summer months. Tours are hourly and the guides are friendly and helpful so don't forget to make a voluntary donation if you enjoy it. They even let you try...More

Thank MrsJD2007
Reviewed 5 days ago

Belfast must be so proud of this magnificent building. We got access to the main council chambers where we were invited to sit in the Lord Mayors Chair for a photo op, taken into the Robing Room where one of our group was allowed to...More

Thank Judy T
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Robert L
6 September 2017|
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18 September 2016|
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Response from weegeo | Reviewed this property |
I apologise for not getting back sooner, the City Hall is a municipal building and as such there are no fees or timetables you can if you like contact N.I Tourist board and they will arrange a guide. Hope this answers your... More
21 June 2016|
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Response from Ultimick | Reviewed this property |
You need to get there and sign in at the little desk. They are a dirty come first served. When we were there people were turned away. Belfast City got UK website should help for times etc extract is below couldn't add... More