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River Lagan cuts through Belfast, originating from the Irish Sea at Belfast Lough. One of the more important rivers in Northern Ireland, the Lagan boasts of the M1 motorway, thanks to which, cruising and navigation are quite commonly carried out here. These waters are often used by important sporting events in the county such as rowing competitions and events.
See the birthplace of Titanic from the water to really understand the whole story. This unique tour lets you experience first hand the sights and sounds of the bustling 19th-century port. Belfast Harbor has always been a romantic and mysterious place, oozing with tales from far-flung places and boasting a rich, dynamic history. Expert commentary, illustrated by photographs of the bygone shipyard, helps to illuminate the excitement and grandeur of those halcyon days when Belfast was truly the toast of the shipbuilding industry. The tour also takes in the historic Harland and Wolff shipyard and all the other landmark Titanic sites dotted throughout the harbor. The tour departs from the Number two jetty in front of the Royal Mail building beyond the sculpture of the “big fish”. The duration of the tour is 70 minutes. Call ahead to know more.
The Belfast Harbour traces its history to 1613, during the 1840s, it emerged as one of the most important ports of country. As of today, the port of Belfast receives more than 100,000 visitors every year and is celebrated as one of the largest ports in Ireland. Offering gorgeous panoramas in Belfast, this harbour warrants a visit.