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Royal Belfast Academical Institution

College Square East, Belfast BT1 6DL, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 0461
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Lovely building

This is a super building in the city centre. It is a school and grounds are private so be warned... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Belfast, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful Building!

A beautiful building situated in the centre of town! However be aware that this is a school so the... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Tom S
Belfast, United Kingdom
via mobile
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6 Nov 2016
“Lovely building ”
12 Sep 2016
“Beautiful Building!”
College Square East, Belfast BT1 6DL, Northern Ireland
Golden Mile
+44 28 9024 0461
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

This is a super building in the city centre. It is a school and grounds are private so be warned!! Would be good if they had open days so public can visit.

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A beautiful building situated in the centre of town! However be aware that this is a school so the grounds are not open to the public!

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

This school has been a feature of Belfast's urban landscape for over 200 years. A boy-only school it has a sterling reputation which is well deserved. It easily merits 5 stars for its academic excellence, and for its sporting achievement. However, only the front facade...More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 19 August 2015

RBAI is one of the oldest schools in Belfast. It was built and established in 1810 and the frontal façade of the building reflects the architecture of the time. Set back from the busy Belfast traffic it creates an imposing picture from a long since...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

This stalwart in Belfast City centre is a fine example of architecture. It is an all boys school, set in a nice green lawn. Very handy for the city centre.

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 17 April 2014

A 'must see' when visiting Belfast- RBAI or 'Inst' as it has become more commonly known, has been the top school in Belfast for decades, for both academic and sporting achievements. Its legendary status is recognised throughout the world and celebrated annually through the Instonian...More

6  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Simply put, this is the best school in Northern Ireland and quite possibly further afield. Other schools my rival it in academia and perhaps even sport but no other establishment comes close to rivalling the character, history and sense of belonging that comes with this...More

3  Thank Iain C
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Very old school with a very good reputation. All boys only and high fees.

3  Thank MegW22
Reviewed 10 May 2012

If you are passing in a bus then by all means look at it but apart from that there's not much else to say except both my kids went to school here lol

4  Thank magliocco
Reviewed 23 March 2012

My son was a pupil at RBAI and the thing which impressed me more than anything was the sense of pride and belonging it instilled in the boys. A great rounded education.

4  Thank Sandwiches3
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