7. Get a Whiff of Art and Culture at the Lanyon Building

Get a Whiff of Art and Culture at the Lanyon Building

Even those who are not so keen on art galleries and museums will admit that a visit to the glorious Tudor-Gothic style Lanyon Building is a must-do, when visiting Northern Ireland. An eagle-eyed visitor to Cavehill will have already spotted this amazing building, which is part of the Queen's University Belfast campus. Constructed in 1849 by Charles Lanyon, the Lanyon Building looks like an escapee from crime author Colin Dexter's Oxford, for it boasts the same architectural style.

Enter through the main portal, which allows you to enjoy a tour of The Great Hall, The Naughton Gallery and The Canada Room.

And if your holiday budget allows it, take a black cab tour to see the sights of Belfast. It includes the best attractions of Belfast, and is a comfortable way to see the city when visiting in winter. Your local cab driver will take you to see the amazing murals, Falls Road, City Hall, Crumlin Road Gaol and Titanic Quarter, while you sit back and rest your feet. Afterwards, ask your driver to take you to Boojum for a well-earned double-meat burrito! Do the sights of Belfast entice you to visit?

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