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Big Fish

The Weir | 1 Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3EA, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 6609
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Surprising sculpture

This is a well-executed fish sculpture, covered in a blue & white mosaic of tiles, each of which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brendan M
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Drogheda, Ireland
great big fish

interesting sculpture on the bank of the river. unusual seal sculptures just next to it as well... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
daisythecat
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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The Weir | 1 Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3EA, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well-executed fish sculpture, covered in a blue & white mosaic of tiles, each of which seems to be different. Apparently it's also referred to as the Salmon of Knowledge, although it seems odd to have something of that name on the banks...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

interesting sculpture on the bank of the river. unusual seal sculptures just next to it as well. well worth going to see . part of the sculpture trail

Thank daisythecat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fish is covered my shiny pieces of blue, white pieces of mosaic and is one of the signs of the regeneration of Belfast after "THE TROUBLES"

Thank thewanderinggypsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Big Fish by the River Lagan is really quite a sight as it is 10 metres long & is a ceramic mosaic with printed pictures & information on it - there is so much detail that you notice something new each time you look...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A fantastic looking structure that is now an icon and a must visit for tourists. Designed really well and a bit of fun too. Easy walk from the city centre.

Thank smokeyrolo
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Before I arrived in Belfast, I kept seeing "The Big Fish" on Google Maps and wondered what is that about? So one day last week I walked down, and it is literally a big fish sculpture/statue - so I was like "right, ok, so it...More

Thank dawiseguy
Reviewed 9 November 2017

There are a lot of exhibits around Belfast some better than others , didn't really understand what the Big fish was all about

Thank Bristolian_Traveller
Reviewed 8 November 2017

this was where the walking tour of the city ended. its okay. waterfront is short but presents a nice stroll

Thank JRocksmom
Reviewed 8 November 2017

What can i say about the big fish ...apart from the tiles and the photo opps ? , look closely and you read a lot of old history of belfast ,from headlines to markings all are worth looking at , or as they say here...More

Thank mikejediknight
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I pass it regularly cannot see the attraction of it maybe as a joke photo background. No parking nearby.

Thank mag1313
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