As well as the modern Waterfront Hall, there is also the grandeur of the Grand Opera House for an evening's entertainment. The Lyric Theatre and the Ulster Hall [Led Zeppelin first performed Stairway to Heaven live at the Ulster Hall. ] are also amongst venues providing entertainment. The Kings Hall used to be the only stadium venue in Belfast but now it is joined by the Odyssey. However, the Royal Agricultural Showgrounds are still to the rear of the Kings Hall.
Just up the round from the Grand Opera House is the oldest pub in Belfast, the Crown Bar, almost opposite Great Victoria Street Station. This bar still has stained glass windows and totally enclosed booths to add to the intimacy of your drinking experience.
The Ulster Museum in the University area has a wide rage of artefacts from Egypt, the Spanish Armada, and of course Titanic amongst its collection. The Odyssey is also the home of the W5 Science Museum, an interactive look at how our world works.
If you are a sport follower, as well as the Giants in Ice Hockey there are three main football teams in Belfast; Linfield play in the west of theContinued page 25/27