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Private 5-Hour Gourmet Safari in Cardiff
"Cardiff has a thriving food scene - Welsh signature foods ethnic and continental foods some locally produced markets and festivals. You will walk around the city centre and Cardiff Bay passing beautiful parks majestic Civic Centre buildings and key landmarks including Cardiff Castle the Principality Stadium  'the home of Welsh rugby'
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Private Cardiff Food and Drink Safari including Water Bus Ride to Cardiff Bay
"On this culinary walking tour in Cardiff you will learn about different kinds of cuisine from sophisticated dining to traditional pubs and street food available in Wales' beautiful capital.The menu alters dependent on the season but you may find unique Spanish/Welsh lager a range of tastings including quintessentially Welsh delicacy called laverbread seasonal specials Welsh cheeses and much more. Discover the wide variety of cafes pubs restaurants
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Private 5-Hour Gourmet Safari in Cardiff
"Cardiff has a thriving food scene - Welsh signature foods ethnic and continental foods some locally produced markets and festivals. You will walk around the city centre and Cardiff Bay passing beautiful parks majestic Civic Centre buildings and key landmarks including Cardiff Castle the Principality Stadium  'the home of Welsh rugby'
From GBP159.00

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Cardiff Castle - the apartments

The apartments are totally different to the other parts of the castle. As explained in the introducing tip about the castle, they were completely redeveloped in the 19th century by the wealthy Bute...
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ettiewyn
Apr 09, 2012

Cardiff's Castle

Cardiff Castle is one of Wales' leading heritage attractions and a site of international significance , it is located at the heart of the capital within parklands and at first it does not look like...
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Balam
Aug 10, 2009

Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle is located in the heart of the city, next to Bute Park and close to the main shopping drag. It is enclosed by a tall wall, making entry into the grounds an exciting experience.Buy your...
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sue_stone
Aug 29, 2006

Cardiff Castle (Castell Caerdydd)

Cardiff Castle is Cardiff's most popular visitor attraction, and therefore one of the most visited places in Wales. What I liked best about Cardiff Castle is that it is rather a mix of different...
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ettiewyn
Apr 09, 2012

Roman, Norman and fantasy Neo-Gothic Castle!

If you visit Cardiff for one day, then Cardiff Castle is a must. It is right in the heart of this busy city, so very easy to find! It was a home of the Marquises of Bute, who more or less ruled...
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aaaarrgh
Jun 07, 2011

Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle was built on what was originally a Roman fort probably dating back to 50AD, remains of a Roman wall can still be seen today. The Castle passed through the hands of many noble families...
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Myfanwe
Jul 13, 2009

Cardiff Castle - the Norman Keep

The Norman Keep is the distinctive building in the middle of the castle grounds. It is a perfect motte-and-bailey castle, meaning a keep on a mount of earth, surrounded by a ditch. This was the first...
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ettiewyn
Apr 09, 2012

Cardiff Castle - Wartime Tunnels

During World War Two, the tunnels beneath the castle were used as air raid shelters. These tunnels could provide shelter for more than 1,800 people and were seen as the safest shelters in the city....
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ettiewyn
Apr 06, 2012

Cardiff Castle - Castle Centre

East of the main entrance, you find the castle centre, consisting of the Education Centre and the Interpretation Centre. It is here where you can pick-up an audio guide, and there is also a café and...
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ettiewyn
Apr 09, 2012

Cardiff Castle - the Roman gate

I start my description of the different castle parts with the Roman gate. It is located at the far side from the entrance, behind the Norman Keep, and so visitors go there very late during their visit...
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ettiewyn
Apr 09, 2012

Cardiff Castle

The history of Cardiff Castle dates back to the Roman times about 2000 years ago, when the castle used to be a fortress. The huge walled grounds contain the remains of a 12th century Norman keep which...
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HORSCHECK
Sep 08, 2010

Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle comprises a Medieval Castle, built on top of a Roman Fort, and a Victorian Gothic Revival Mansion.The Norman Keep was constructed in 1091 by Robert Fitzhamon, Lord of Gloucester and...
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Evenith666
Jul 11, 2010
 
 
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"Cardiff - the friendly capital"
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"Prifddinas Cymru (Capital of Wales)"
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"Croeso i Gaerdydd/ Welcome to Cardiff"
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Things to Do Near Cardiff Castle

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Roald Dahl Plass

The Oval Basin of Tiger Bay’s old West Bute Dock is now Cardiff Bay’s Roald Dahl Plass. Named after the famous Cardiff-born author, the plaza which is situated adjacent to the Millennium Centre and...
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Cardiff Bay Barrage

The Cardiff Bay Barrage was one of the largest civil engineering projects in Europe during construction in the 1990s and has turned tidal mud flats into a 200 hectare freshwater lake which in turn has...
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National Museum

The National Museum is housed in an impressive building in the Civic Centre of Cardiff, an area in the northern part of the city centre. It is only a few minutes walk from the main shopping area and...
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Millennium Stadium

I flew into Cardiff for the sole reason to watch an international rugby match and i wasnt disapointed. Sitting among a lot of kiwi friends i watched the New Zealand vs Wales international rugby match...
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Old Library

The Old Library is a building in the city centre that houses both Cardiff's tourist information, and the museum "Cardiff Story". The building of the Old Library itself is really interesting. It was...
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City Hall

The City Hall was constructed from 1901 to 1905 and is one of the most prominent building in the Civic Centre. Its most distinctive features are the belfry, which is 60m high, and the dome which is...
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Getting to Cardiff Castle

Address

Castle Street, Cardiff, CF10 2RB

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 17:00

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