Belfast is the capital and the largest city in Northern Ireland, well known as an industrial centre - particular the ship building industry. In recent years however, the city has turned this impression on its head and now boasts a rejuvenated harbour area offering many amenities including bars and restaurants. There is much to see and do in the city including the chance to learn more about its ship building history, including the infamous Titanic. Car hire in Belfast means you can access all areas of the city with ease as well as reach other sightseeing areas in Northern Ireland.
Belfast's most visited area is probably the Titanic Quarter, which has a museum dedicated to the famous ship. The Titanic museum has been designed to symbolise a ship and has multiple interactive exhibitions showcasing how the ship was built, its launch and ultimately its sinking as well as the legacy of the Titanic today such as the many myths and legends which surround it. Elsewhere in the Quarter, there are residential areas as well as places to relax and it continues to undergo renovation in order to completely transform the old ship building area of the city. An area of interest and a reminder of the former divisions of the city is West Belfast. Visitors to the area can see murals where the city used to be divided and are invited to write message of peace and love on one of these so called Peace Walls which serve as a reminder both of the troubled past but also of the brighter future ahead. Rent a car in Belfast and you will have access to the many varied areas of the city as well as the chance to see elsewhere in Northern Ireland such as the breath taking landscape of the Antrim Coast including the famous Giant's Causeway.