09 May 2012
Brilliant Belfast: The modern city that has moved on
It would be fair to say the birthplace of the ship has aimed to capitalise on the centenary, and who can blame the city for wanting to earn a tourist dollar or two?
So what’s all the fuss about? Well, the Titanic Belfast centre is located on the east side of the River Lagan in what’s termed the Titanic Quarter, a waterfront regeneration project, and close to the Thompson dry dock where the vessel was fitted out after being launched.
It’s a fabulously striking three pointed building at the entrance to Belfast Lough and is designed to represent the bows of the White Star Line’s most iconic ships; Titanic, Olympic and Britannic.
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