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What to see in Cardiff

Cardiff Attractions

Cardiff is home to many of the top tourist attractions in Wales. Highlights include the Cardiff Castle with its Roman, Norman, and Victorian history, and the St Fagan's National History Museum, an open-air museum said to be the most popular heritage attraction in the country. The Wales Millennium Centre, one of the best performing arts venues in the UK, and the 12th-century Llandaff Cathedral, are also notable.

Cardiff is a popular destination for rugby and football fans from all over the world. Undeterred by wintry weather, they flood into the city to support their favourite teams at international matches held at the world-famous Millennium Stadium.

The National Museum and Art Gallery contains a world-class collection of art and artefacts, and Bute Park and the Cardiff waterfront are lovely places to stroll. Like many old UK cities, Cardiff has its share of ghost stories, and many tourists like to take one of the night-time ghost tours available in the city.

Cardiff is also beautifully situated and surrounded by the famously lovely Welsh countryside. One of the best places to experience this natural bounty is the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, which is just a short drive from the city and home to wonderful beaches and a picturesque coastline.

Cardiff Castle

Situated right in the heart of the city, Cardiff Castle is a unique complex of historical buildings incorporating a medieval castle, a Victorian Gothic mansion, and a Norman keep, which…

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Gower Peninsula

Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty by the UK government, Gower is home to some of the most popular holiday destinations in Wales, including the resort towns of Swansea, Mumbles,…

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Llandaff Cathedral

The Llandaff Cathedral, located on the western edge of Cardiff, is one of Wales' premier sights, not to be missed by visitors to the Welsh capital. Situated in what used to be the tiny village…

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Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Located in the southwest corner of Wales just a short drive from Cardiff, the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park runs along a coastline riddled with rugged cliffs, superb sandy beaches, rocky…

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St Fagans National History Museum

This open-air museum, located in St Fagans, chronicles the historical lifestyle, architecture, and cultural heritage of the people of Wales. St Fagans National History Museum is one of Europe's…

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Wales Millennium Centre

Nicknamed 'The Armadillo', this performing arts centre located in the Cardiff Bay area hosts performances such as operas, ballet and dance recitals, stand-up comedy, and musicals. Known…

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