Go explore Belfast with a VR App

Visit Belfast are leading the way with a new “Belfast Go Explore” campaign which features a free mobile app to take users on an immersive tour around the city’s top attractions including:

Titanic Belfast – the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience.

Crumlin Road Gaol – 19th century prison which has witnessed 150 years of imprisonment, conflict and executions.

Belfast City Hall – A centrepiece on Belfast’s skyline with a fascinating history and stunning architecture.

Murals – From political themes to local heroes, these colourful wall murals are an integral part of Belfast’s modern history.

Giant’s Causeway – A magnificent and mysterious geological formation, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

St George’s Market – One of the top indoor markets in the UK and Ireland, selling a range of fresh food, quality local arts, quirky crafts and unique antiques.

Botanic Gardens – The beautiful gardens are home to Belfast’s Victorian Palm House and Tropical Ravine.

The new and innovative technology makes Visit Belfast one of the leaders in the use of the technology. The app incorporates hot-spots, live-action footage and computer-generated graphics.

The free app offers users a unique tour around Belfast and is best viewed through the Belfast virtual reality viewer.

As well as the app, the campaign features two videos – one in French and one in Spanish – and will be supported by extensive digital and social media marketing in France and Spain.

Viewers join young French and Spanish people who are living in Belfast, on a tour of “their Belfast”, immersing the viewer in the sights, history and nightlife of the city from their perspective.

More at www.visitbelfast.com/explore as well as www.ireland.com/explorebelfast

WIN a Belfast Virtual Reality Viewer!

For your chance to win a Belfast Virtual Reality Viewer, inspired by Google Cardboard, enter the prize draw below. They have 25 Belfast Virtual Reality Viewers to give away!

Entry details here

Funder info:

The campaign has been delivered thanks to funding support from the GREAT UK Challenge Fund which aims to exploit market opportunities that will create jobs and drive economic growth. Visit Belfast is one of a number of successful applicants to benefit from the £2m GREAT UKCF, part of the UK Government’s GREAT Britain Campaign.

Post Author: Belfast Times

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