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  • Popular Il Calice

    Il Calice

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    This locale is always thriving with people for lunch or a rich aperitivo in the evenings. A room upstairs can cater to private events, however, the outside seating area is a much more popular option. They were the first to introduce oysters and champagne,

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  • 00:54 Popular Caffe Roberto

    Caffe Roberto

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    A small bar inside but with plenty of seating outside smack in the middle of a pedestrian zone so the area is child and family friendly. Their menu changes every month and also seasonal based but always serves homemade pasta and lasagne, tagliatelle, tort

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  • Popular Sartoria Gastronomica

    Sartoria Gastronomica

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    A new restaurant boasting high quality ingredients with an innovative formula in 'street food'. Their menu of speciality burgers, handmade pasta and seasonal dishes, grilled and cooked meats, and fresh vegetables is top class. Wines are from Emilia Romagn

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  • 03:16 Popular Whitehall Tobacco Factory

    Whitehall Tobacco Factory

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    Established in 1810 Murray & Sons produced fine tobacco products. This Whitehall Tobacco Works seen tobacco production transferred from the London branch of Rothmans to Belfast in 1972. Dunhill, Erinmore and Craven was made here but in 2005 the factor

  • 04:34 Popular The Ulsterhall

    The Ulsterhall

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    Ulster Hall was built in 1859 for the Ulster Hall Company by William J Barre. It was sold in 1902 to Belfast Corporation for £13,500. Famous characters who have played or performed here: Charles Dickens, Dalai Lama, Barry McGuigan, Rolling Stones, L

  • 01:23 Popular Thomas Thompson Memorial Fountain

    Thomas Thompson Memorial Fountain

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    Erected in 1985 this gothic styled memorial fountain is dedicated to Thomas Thompson, a distinguished naval surgeon in the Napoleonic Wars. He founded the Charitable Home for the Incurable in Belfast for those sick and dying during the Famine years. full

  • 03:11 Popular The Roddy McCorley Society

    The Roddy McCorley Society

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    Roddy McCorley was erected 1850/60s. The Roddy McCorley Society bought it 1983 with many original features: Victorian tiled fireplaces and moulded plaster ceilings. The grounds contain many historical and recent artefacts from IRA campaigns. Sculptures, p

  • 02:36 Popular The Rock Bar

    The Rock Bar

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    The Rock Bar was built in 1903 by the O’Neill family. Italian stonemasons on strike at Belfast City Hall were hired to construct the façade with beautiful capitals of comical faces. Inside is equally adorned with artistic skill and cosy, litt

  • 03:59 Popular The Crown bar

    The Crown bar

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    Est. in 1826 The Crown Bar was transformed under the Flanagan family. Patrick employed Italian craftsmen to work on this Victorian gin palace. Their effort created a world famous bar: ornately decorated stain glass windows, polychromatic tiles, rich colou

  • 01:31 Popular TGWU Building

    TGWU Building

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    Built to the design of J.J. Brennan 1956-59. The Transport & General Workers Union is a mix of styles: social realism and post-war Soviet art. Curtain wall glazing and a pilotis creates a stark contrast with its neighbouring Victorian buildings. In195

  • 00:39 Popular Statue of Harmony

    Statue of Harmony

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    Located in Thanksgiving Square is the Statue of Harmony by Scottish artist Andy Scott. It was paid for by a cross-community group and unveiled in 2005. The female figure represents allegorical themes taken from Classical and Celtic mythology. full trasnc

  • 02:14 Popular St Matthias Church

    St Matthias Church

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    1892 saw this ‘wee tin church’ officially open for Church of Ireland. It’s only one of 8 buildings left in Ireland and was built by the once mighty Harland & Wolff. Then Canon McNamara acquired it for the Catholic Church. Its now a c

  • 05:17 Popular St Mary’s CBG School

    St Mary’s CBG School

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    Built 1966-1970 this school is witness to a long legacy and aims of the Christian Brothers to spread education around Belfast. St Mary’s Grammar School proudly demonstrates a great wealth in academic, cultural and sporting facilities and as a conseq

  • 03:50 Popular St Mary Magdalene Church

    St Mary Magdalene Church

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    St Mary Magdalene Church was originally built in 1838 but a fire destroyed it and was rebuilt in 1900. It’s made from Scrabo stone while the roof was constructed by the shipyards. Origins are tied to reforming ‘fallen women’ who worked i

  • 04:42 Popular St John The Evangelist

    St John The Evangelist

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    Built 1893-1894 of sandstone and brick. Designed by Henry Seaver, this church was added to over the years. Although quite traditional with a graceful chancel, wide transept and a small gallery, the tower was never completed. Amazing stain glass by renowne

  • 02:03 Popular NI Supporters Club

    NI Supporters Club

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    The South Belfast Northern Ireland Supporters Club was founded in the Albion Bar. This building was opened by Mr Roy Dickson in 2002. Meetings took place upstairs for a few years then with planning permission they enlarged the premises. Paintings, photos,

  • 03:01 Popular Royal Ulster Rifles Museum

    Royal Ulster Rifles Museum

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    Royal Ulster Rifles Museum was first established in Armagh in 1935. This premises was opened by the Queen Mother 1962. It records the history of the original Royal Irish Rifles since 1793. Artefacts on display include Billy the Bulldog, Tim Collins’

  • 02:39 Popular Royal Avenue

    Royal Avenue

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    Rare footage of Royal Avenue, Belfast shown alongside its modern day equivalent. Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon shot a film in May 1901 from a tramcar which shows people milling around the street and busy with ‘traffic’. It follows along Roya

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  • 03:02 Popular Ormeau Baths

    Ormeau Baths

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    Built in 1888 and designed by Robert Watt, Ormeau Baths provided hot water and facilities that homes could not afford or were simply not available. Two pools and 36 private baths were constructed. The building was sold in 1990 and is now the Ormeau Baths

  • 03:46 Popular Northern Bank

    Northern Bank

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    Built on the earlier Exchange building & Assembly Rooms, Charles Lanyon designed this in Italianate style in 1845. Northern Bank commissioned an impressive façade to inspire customers during turbulent times. Brett praised it as a fine example o

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