Experience a thriving cosmopolitan city set amongst the spectacular Welsh countryside by visiting the vibrant capital city, Cardiff. This sprawling city balances traditional Welsh heritage and culture with its growing metropolis making it a thrilling city to explore for visitors. Situated near the Glamorgan Heritage Coast with its unique Jurassic geology, reefs, sandbanks and ship graveyard, in Cardiff you are never far away from the wonders of nature and history. As well as boasting historic architecture and landmarks the city enjoys exceptional shopping, entertainment, restaurants and nightlife making it one of the most visited cities in the UK. For ultimate comfort and style at unbelievable prices make sure to book your accommodation with Secret Hotels.
For a true taste of Wales’ rich and varied history visit the magnificent Cardiff Castle. Built in the late 11th Century, the castle has been shaped and modified through the centuries namely by the decoration of the famous Arab Room in the 19th Century and its use as an air raid shelter during WWII. With a history that rivals that of Cardiff itself, it’s sure to awe and inspire any visitor to its imposing stone walls. The city’s past can also be experienced by a visit to the iconic Welsh National War Memorial.
For a more modern take on Cardiff head down to Cardiff Bay set picturesquely on the waterfront. The Mermaid Quay is home to an abundance of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues and is particularly stunning at night when illuminated against the water. Also located on the Cardiff Bay is the Wales Millennium Centre, home to opera, ballet and musicals, the Cardiff Bay Wetland Reserve and the Cardiff International Pool.
Shopaholics are sure to enjoy the fact that Cardiff is one of the top 10 shopping locations in the UK, boasting 3 retail arcades and a number of local markets specialising in arts and crafts, locally produced organic foods and artisan cuisine. Families and couples alike will be enchanted by the extensive parkland that the city enjoys including Roath Park and its charming boating lake.
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