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Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, was founded on the sandy mouth of the Lagan River in 1613 by settlers from Britain. It took its name from Beal Feirste (Irish for 'the mouth of the sandbank').
Belfast remained a small trading port until about 1800, and soon became a major industrial city.
Famous for shipbuilding (the Titanic built here) and Irish linen, Belfast has two airports, two universities, two cathedrals, two riverside venues for mega-events, and just one Grand Opera House.
Ulster Museum & Botanic Gardens
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Albert Memorial Clock
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