See architectural jewels
Our tour begins at Queen’s University’s Lanyon Building – named after the renowned architect Sir Charles Lanyon who completed the build in 1849. It was modelled on Magdalen College, Oxford. Today, the building is a destination for students and tourists alike.
Explore Belfast’s first conservation area
Wander through the Botanical gardens
The gardens are a popular hang-out for city dwellers and students, a moment of tranquillity from the bustling city. The Palm House is a magnificent feat of Victorian engineering, the newly restored Tropical Ravine is a green oasis in the middle of the bustling city.
Learn more of Belfast’s story
Choose a tour
Historians, art lovers, architecture buffs, pub frequenters –
Whatever you’re into, there’s a Belfast Walking tour for you.
The Best of Belfast Highlights Tour (11am-1pm from Merchant Hotel) includes architecture, street art, public art, historic pubs and stories of the city's development and significant events of the past . This is a daily public tour but can also be booked as a private tour to suit individual requirements.
Have your cameras at the ready as you discover the rich canvas of world class street art that is Belfast city. This street art tour will give you a whole different perspective on Belfast with its amazing selection of contemporary art which link into the history and heritage of the city