Things to do in Lurgan

Activities, attractions and tours

Lurgan Attractions

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Places of interest in Lurgan

Lurgan is crammed with must-see places to visit and things to do. We can help you decide where to stay in Lurgan, and make it a breeze to explore Lurgan and the surrounding areas with our guides on where to go, what to see and when to see it. No matter how long your stay, it’s easy to find places of interest in Lurgan to make sure that you enjoy your holiday to the fullest and don’t miss a thing. Leave the local knowledge to us and leave the hassle behind.

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Lurgan attractions

Lurgan has something for everyone, so whether you’re planning to get active on a summer holiday, put a spring in your step with a romantic rendezvous, or pamper yourself with a leisurely winter trip, you’ll find plenty of attractions in Lurgan to keep you entertained. Expedia makes it easy to book your flight, hotel and rental car in advance, making for hassle-free travel and freeing you up to explore the sights of Lurgan.

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Top places to visit

1. Belfast City Hall

City Hall has strong links with the Titanic – it was referred to before construction began 1898 as “the Stone Titanic” – and features a memorial garden for the sunken ship.
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Belfast City Hall is an imposing sight – it sits on the edge of the shopping district and looms over the shoppers, dividing them from the business area on the other side of the city centre.

2. Grand Opera House

It is Northern Ireland’s premier theatre and presents a range of drama, dance, opera, comedy, musicals, pantomime, family and West End shows.
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Belfast’s majestic Grand Opera House opened its doors in 1895 and since then has played host to some of the biggest names from the world of entertainment. Located in the heart of Belfast’s bustling city centre, this magnificent Victorian building has provided enchanting theatre for over 100 years as well as engaging with the local community and igniting a love of the stage in the city.

3. Waterfront Hall

Planning for the Waterfront Hall, on Lanyon Place on the riverfront, began in 1989 and construction finished in 1997, the same year it opened its doors.
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Sitting on the banks of the Lagan River in Belfast, the Waterfront Hall is a landmark of the city and ranks as one of the world’s leading conference venues, hosting a huge array of events from concerts and shows to exhibitions and competitions.

4. Queen's University of Belfast

Enjoy the student vibe around Queen's University of Belfast, a top university in Belfast. Discover the acclaimed theatre scene in this walkable area or seek out the local tours.
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Enjoy the student vibe around Queen's University of Belfast, a top university in Belfast. Discover the acclaimed theatre scene in this walkable area or seek out the local tours.

5. St. George's Market

Dating back to the end of the 19th century, St. George’s Market has long played a major role in the traditions of Belfast. A lively ambiance accompanies the fresh local produce and handicrafts decorating the stalls. Meet some of the 300 traders, musicians and artists to get an idea of the local culture.
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Browse the stalls selling handicrafts and food and enjoy the live entertainment at this indoor market which is among the city’s oldest attractions.

6. Belfast Botanic Gardens

The Belfast Botanic Gardens is among the most colorful and lively sites in the city. The River Lagan runs through the eastern side of this large park, which also contains a museum and a sports complex. Marvel at the tropical specimens you might not expect to find in the cool climate of Northern Ireland.
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Appreciate the diverse range of tropical plants in the historic greenhouses of this park and visit Northern Ireland’s largest museum.

7. Victoria Square Shopping Centre

Whether you have expensive tastes or get your retail thrills from grabbing a bargain, Victoria Square Shopping Centre offers something to suit you. This bustling mall is at the heart of Belfast’s main shopping district. Head here to find everything you need to fill a whole day, from great shopping to entertainment and eating options. Make sure you bring a camera so you can capture the gorgeous views of Belfast that are visible through the building’s glass roof.
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Find upscale designers, chain brands, a wide selection of restaurants and a multi-screen movie theater under one roof in lively Belfast city center.

8. St. Anne's Cathedral

St. Anne’s Cathedral is a Church of Ireland treasure full of intriguing works of art, mesmerizing mosaics and historical relics. It was built in the early 1900s to replace an 18th-century church. Attend concerts, recitals or carol services, which make use of the church’s excellent acoustics.
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Gaze up at the famous Spire of Hope that rises from this structure’s roof and lights up the Cathedral Quarter at night.

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