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Address: The Weir | 1 Donegall Quay, Belfast BT1 3EA, Northern Ireland
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Lovely sculpture if you have time

Great for photos - unfortunately while we were there a couple of cyclists spoiled the view by insisting on parking their cycles against the fish.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a brilliant wee fish. Just feel it's an awful shame that no one decided to build a portion of chips next to it. That would have been awesome.

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Thank Kyle6432
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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105 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not much to see here, the fish is located next to the footbridge heading to titanic quarter. able to be visited in a couple minutes before onto the next attraction.

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Thank Aar0nBNZ
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for photos - unfortunately while we were there a couple of cyclists spoiled the view by insisting on parking their cycles against the fish.

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Thank hyacinth2014
Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

.....It's a big fish. Interesting if you are passing but hardly something to change your plans to see. If you happen to be there on a dry day, its probably a decent photo opportunity

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Thank I_been_there_now_
Belfast, United Kingdom
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349 reviews
214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's really quite big and it represents a trout or salmon, which used to be common at the mouth of the Lagan until pollution wiped them out. However these days the river is a lot cleaner and I believe fish are starting to come back. It's a nice sculpture, perfectly right for a riverside park and a tourist draw. I... More 

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Thank John A
Bournemouth
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

A nice momento which shows how with hard work what a city can achieve. Its a great picture moment and you dont realise just how large it is until you are by its side

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Thank Alton V
Wootton Bassett, England, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is one of about 50 things about Belfast. Good for a photo, if you walk to the Titanic Belfast. It is said (don't know by who) that if you "Kiss the Fish" and make a wish ,it will come true.

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Thank Wayne L
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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270 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 531 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The large blue fish sculpture or the Salmon of Knowledge, sits next to the weir on the river Lagan. The knowledge tale is from local folklore. Each scale of the fish portrays a different story of Belfast.

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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

it's just a fish, laying there, outside of water. it's huge, made of porcelain, and enjoys being part of pictures. don't kiss it though, regardless of what you hear.

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Thank Bruno H
Dublin, Ireland
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38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Unusual and interesting - not exactly a must see location - we were walking to see the Titanic and came across it en-route - but I liked this big fish!!

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