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Top 10 Most Romantic Places in Belfast

We asked our Visit Belfast Facebook fans to vote for the most romantic place in Belfast. Here's our Top 10.

1. The Merchant Hotel

The luxurious five star hotel is a harmonious blend of Victorian grandeur and Art Deco inspired sleek modernity with elegant rooms, stunning spa, fabulous jazz bar and gastronomic delights in The Great Room Restaurant – perfect for a romantic getaway. More Info >>

2. Hastings Culloden Estate and Spa

Nestled high in the Holywood hills and overlooking Belfast Lough, is the Hastings Group's most luxurious hotel, The Culloden Estate & Spa. Originally built as an official palace for the Bishops of Down, this stunning spot, set in 12 acres of secluded gardens, is the jewel in the crown of County Down. More info >>

3. Belfast Castle

Belfast Castle offers great views over Belfast Lough and the city from Cave Hill. More info >>

4. Grand Opera House

Established in 1895, the Grand Opera House is Northern Ireland’s premier theatre, presenting a range of drama, dance, opera, comedy, musicals, pantomime, family and West End shows. More info >>

5. Botanic Gardens

Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students and tourists. It contains the Palm House and Tropical Ravine, as well as walking routes, a rose garden and assorted tropical plants, mature trees and flower beds. More info >>

6. Cave Hill

Visitors to Cave Hill Country Park can enjoy panoramic views across Belfast from vantage points on the hillside. More info >>

7. Victoria Square's Dome

Enjoy spectacular views of Belfast including Belfast Castle, Harland & Wolff Cranes, Belfast City Hall, Belfast Courts of Justice and Albert Clock. More info >>

8. Mourne Seafood Bar

Situated beside Kelly's Cellars Irish pub, this well-placed eaterie serves locally sourced mussels, oysters, langoustines and lots of other delicious marine morsels. More info >>

9. Stormont Estate

The beautiful surroundings of Stormont Estate include walks, nature trails and great views. More info >>

10. Crown Liquor Saloon

A great place for thirst-quenching in historical surroundings, this splendid gin palace, built in 1826, is one of the best-known landmarks in the city. Its ornate Victorian exterior and delightful interior decor make it one of the National Trust's greatest treasures. More info >>