17/05/2013 12:09 BST | Updated 20/05/2013 08:24 BST

Belfast Uncovered: Ideas For An Unforgettable Weekend

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Hikers enjoying the view over Belfast city from Cave Hill, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe.

Cobbled streets, iconic architecture, historic pubs, superb restaurants, exciting events, a buzzing music scene and festivals all year round: just a few of the reasons why British holidaymakers are choosing to take a break in the city of Belfast.

Described by National Geographic Traveller Magazine as an "unspoilt treasure" and "one of the world's must-see destinations", the joy of this city is it's only a short hop away: perfect for a weekend break for those in need of a mix of culture, adventure and fun.

Check out our top ten favourite things to do in the city, below.