Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland. The city boasts of a number of industries such as tobacco, Irish linen, ship building and rope making. Belfast is much acclaimed for the origin of the ship Titanic. Belfast is the centre of commerce and industry in the entire Ireland. There is a cornucopia of attractions and historic landmarks.
The city has a beautiful array of parks and gardens that have adorable architecture like Victorian Botanic Gardens, Lagan Valley Regional Park, Botanic gardens Palm House, Sir Thomas and Lady Dixon Park and Princess of Wales Memorial Garden. Most of the parks in Belfast are built on large acres of land with walled gardens, woodlands and meadows.
Some of the sites in Belfast worth visiting are Albert Clock, An Droichead, Alexandra Graving Dock, the Argory, Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory and Belfast Barge. The Argory is an Irish gentry house that is a masterpiece of neo-classical age. The house has a beautiful courtyard and a grand walkway. The Zoological Gardens in Belfast is one of the oldest tourist attractions of Ireland. The gardens in the zoo are home to various species of animal and plants. As you take a stroll in the garden, you may spot Rothschild's giraffes, Asian elephants, Californian sea lions, Malayan tapirs, Visayan warty pigs, Sumatran tigers and many more unique species of wildlife.
A renowned candy factory, Aunt Sandra’s Candy Factory is situated in Belfast that is popular for its handmade fudges, sweets and chocolate products. A guided tour to the inside of the factory helps visitors explore the method in which the workers prepare these handmade sweets and chocolates.