Must do guide of Cardiff – Wales | United Kingdom

Updated: April 16, 2020 | By | More

Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, has a rich culture and history and is a popular tourist destination. Enjoy the city’s new accommodation establishments in the new waterfront or hotels in Cardiff downtown area. The Cardiff Bay area is known for its hotels, restaurants, bars, and Techniquest, a modern hands-on science center. Here are just a few of the most popular tourist activities in Cardiff. Don’t forget to take in some rugby while you’re there, too.

Cardiff Castle, Wales, United Kingdom
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Cardiff’s science center offers a frequently changing selection of science theater and planetarium shows. Check the web site for current and future shows. Enjoy a wide variety of hands-on exhibits that they build entirely themselves.

National Museum of Wales

Take advantage of the free admission at the National Museum in Cardiff and enjoy exhibits about archaeology, art, geology, natural history, and more. Check the web site for their current special exhibits.

Creepy Cardiff Ghost Tour

This one hour tour begins outside the National Museum of Wales. As you work your way through the white stone buildings, your guide will regale you with tales of dragons, hauntings, reincarnation, and Queen Boadicea’s burial place. With a nice mix of entertainment and information you’ll be terrified one minute but laughing the next.

Cardiff City Hall, Wales, United Kingdom
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Cardiff Castle

With over 2,000 years of history, the castle has seen everything from the arrival of the Romans to elegant Victorian designs right through to the present day. Many large events and weddings take place here every year.

Castell Coch

One of the more unusual castles in Wales, it is styled in a Bavarian theme and is located in South Wales. It was build in the 18th century on the former site of a medieval castle.

Millennium Stadium

The stadium hosts football, rugby, motorsport, and music events every year. It is also available for conferences, banquets, and weddings. Book an individual or group tour online today.

Cardiff Bay, Wales, United Kingdom
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Cardiff Bay

Cardiff Bay has it all with shopping, restaurants, bars, and hotels as well as lots of entertainment, including Techniquest, arts centers, boat tours, and water activities, including boating and fishing. Enjoy the public art displays that are scattered throughout the bay.

City Hall

The city hall is housed in the Edwardian City Hall, which is known for being one of the finest civic centers in Europe. With a rich history and a handful of permanent art collections, it is a prime location for weddings and conferences.

Kooywood Gallery

The Kooywood is one of the country’s finest Welsh art museums. With established and emerging artists shown through solo and group exhibitions, their collections include paintings, ceramics, sculptures, and limited editions.

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