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Thomas Thompson Memorial Fountain

Between Ormeau Avenue and Bedford Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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This is a beautiful fountain/water feature. It is kind of hidden. Not the first thing I would... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
LadyDitteYven
Looking old and tired

This is a beautiful fountain/water feature but unfortunately has been neglected. Come on city... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2016
BelfastFoodTravelMan
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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LOCATION
Between Ormeau Avenue and Bedford Street, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Golden Mile
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+44 28 9024 6609
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Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a beautiful fountain/water feature. It is kind of hidden. Not the first thing I would recommend my friends to look at, but it is on that list.

Thank LadyDitteYven
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful fountain/water feature but unfortunately has been neglected. Come on city council and bring it back to its former glory!!

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 23 July 2016

It's easy to miss this 'attraction' on the way to the big movie theater around the corner or to one of the many restaurants located in the area. The Victorian fountain has a symbolic message that you can drink here and keep both healthy and...More

Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 23 June 2016

The inscription on the fountain reads, "Whosoever drinketh the water that I shall give him...shall never thirst again". Sadly there is no water to drink. I am the person who made a mistake and said that this fountain was only about thirty years old. As...More

Thank infomatique
Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Often in town and see this monument. Never really paid it attention til today. It's a well sculpted statue and acts as a great landmark.

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 20 June 2015

When I saw this fountain, I thought it was very old, but then I found that he has only about 30 years. An special arhitecture, sorrounded by modern buildings.

Thank SakinTravel
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Such a thing, a monument to an amazing hero in a time from hell (see review below). Once it was another Victorian monument in a city filled with fancy facades. Now it is alone, out-of-place among the boring glass and brick towers of the 20th...More

1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 16 November 2014

It seems like a bad joke. An inscription reads “Whosoever drinketh the water that I shall give him…shall never thirst again”. Well, those waters are turned off, so tough luck. The font is full of trash dropped by passers-by who didn't give a fig. This...More

5  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 27 October 2014

This little memorial fountain is very unassuming & seems to blend into its surroundings rather than standing out. It has a “blink & you'll miss it” feeling about it. It stands on a pedestrian island across from BBC Buildings & Nandos & serves as a...More

Thank Original T-Bird
Reviewed 28 November 2013

When I first saw this memorial fountain I thought that it was very old so I was surprised when I discovered that it was erected in 1985.Considering its age it is in very poor condition and it will not last long if it does not...More

1  Thank infomatique
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