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The bustling port at cardiff close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights


Tourist Information

Things to see & do in Cardiff

Cardiff is the Capital City of Wales.

This city is full of culture, history and language which has undergone a fascinating journey over the last 2000 years. Cardiff has progressed from a small settlement to the world's busiest port and the modern capital city it is today.

Few places the same size as Cardiff can boast having two castles, two national museums, two cathedrals, acres of parks and gardens, Roman remains and a glorious civic centre. Not to mention celebrated architecture where both innovative architecture sits alongside historic buildings.

Here's some tourist information to help you make the most of your visit to Cardiff:

Cardiff Castle: Explore the iconic Cardiff Castle, a magnificent medieval fortress that has been shaped by over 2,000 years of history. Don't miss the opulent interiors and the stunning Clock Tower.

Cardiff Bay: Stroll along Cardiff Bay, a bustling waterfront area with a mix of restaurants, bars, shops, and attractions. Visit the Wales Millennium Centre and take a boat trip around the bay.

Principality Stadium: Sports fans will enjoy visiting the Principality Stadium, one of the most iconic sporting venues in the world. If you're lucky, catch a rugby match or take a stadium tour.

National Museum Cardiff: Immerse yourself in art, natural history, and archaeology at the National Museum Cardiff. It houses an impressive collection of Welsh art and artifacts.

Bute Park: Take a leisurely stroll or enjoy a picnic in Bute Park, a green oasis located in the heart of the city, adjacent to Cardiff Castle.

Cardiff City Centre: Shop to your heart's content in Cardiff's city center, which offers a mix of high street stores, independent boutiques, and lively markets.

Cardiff Bay Barrage: Walk along the Cardiff Bay Barrage, a sea defense and popular promenade, offering panoramic views of the bay and the Bristol Channel.

Cardiff Market: Discover the bustling Cardiff Market, where you can find a variety of fresh produce, Welsh delicacies, crafts, and souvenirs.

Llandaff Cathedral: Visit Llandaff Cathedral, a picturesque and historic place of worship, boasting stunning architecture and serene gardens.

Techniquest Science Discovery Centre: Perfect for families and science enthusiasts, Techniquest offers interactive exhibits and fun experiments for all ages.

Chapter Arts Centre: Explore Chapter Arts Centre, a hub for contemporary arts, with galleries, cinemas, theaters, and a lively cafe-bar.

Cardiff City Hall: Admire the impressive Cardiff City Hall, a beautiful civic building located in Cathays Park.

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