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Address: 125 Hyndford Street, Belfast BT5 5JF, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9024 6609

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Hi birthplace is just round the corner from me

Well it's a 2up 2 down terrace house in the East Belfast are known as Bloomfield.My Grandmother used to live in the next street and my Uncle George was a friend of Van's in his... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
biggaz27
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belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Well it's a 2up 2 down terrace house in the East Belfast are known as Bloomfield.My Grandmother used to live in the next street and my Uncle George was a friend of Van's in his youth . Unfortunately he never met Van again after he married and moved to Swindon many many years ago by that stage Van was an... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

It is literally just a plaque on some person's front porch, but it's still kinda cool. If you have a rental car, GPS, and 15 minutes to spare it's kinda cool to drop by and take a picture.

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Thank Phil L
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Heard his music, always been a great fan, missed him perform in Cyprus Avenue, so went to see where it all began. Nice brass plaque to commemorate it.

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Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Well since I started to play guitar at seven years of age in Rome my hometown I was in love with Van's music and I kept on playing his songs always until now I am 56. 8 yrs ago I was living in Ireland and once I decided to go to Belfast to see tthis house where he was born.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

I was relieved that it's not a tourist stop. Just a house, probably still very much like it was in Van's day

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1 Thank Robert B
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

Being a Van Morrison fan and visiting Belfast, this is a must. As you stroll along the street (in the middle of the road, even in 2015), you can feel the atmosphere of his childhood. Listen to "On Hyndford Street" on your ipod, phone or whatever and it all comes alive. Unfortunately, the house itself can't be toured, but the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

A little brass plaque for a big local legend. To any fan of Van Morrison and any music lover this is a must to see. I have just been there today and am glad to have done so.

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1 Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015 via mobile

On sunday i drove and walked the van morrisoon tour. We called at hyndeford street.the birthplace of the man who had entertained us so much.a plaque on a wee house in the upper side of the street dedicated by buddy guy and the belfast blues society..of significance like ajy birthplace.

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1 Thank darrierob
Banbridge
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

I had Canadian relatives staying with me one of whom was a Van Morrison fanatic and wanted to see where he was born,she enjoyed experience as she was able to relate streets she saw to those mentioned in his songs. To the rest of us it was just an unimpressive plaque in an unremarkable street

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1 Thank Edmund K
Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2013

Considering that my girl wants "Brown Eye Girl", and Into the Mystic" played at her funeral, it will be worth it !!!

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