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The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff is the home of sport in Wales , and is possibly the dollar for live sporting events.
The seating is marvelous, location cannot be beaten, hosting major sports matches or concerts you can take a
tour of the 74,000 seater stadium. Walk down the players' tunnel, try out the Queen’s seat in the Royal box and
discover how they removed the curse from the away-team changing rooms. (Adults £5.50, children £3, book in
Gate 3 Shop
Tel: 029 2082 2228
The old Cardiff docklands have been redeveloped in the last decade to create Cardiff Bay, home to a large
freshwater lake for sailing and water sports; the stylish five-star St David’s Hotel and Spa, and Mermaid Quay – a
restaurant hotspot with everything from Italian to Turkish cuisine.
Wales Millennium Centre
Wales Millennium Centre presents international opera, ballet, modern dance and musicals. ‘Arts Sherpas’ run tours
of the front and backstage areas and free live music performances take place in the foyer every lunchtime .
(Tours take about one hour and run throughout the day.
Tel: 08700 40 2000
Enter a world of science and technology at Cardiff Bay ’s Techniquest, with over 160 hands-on exhibits with
puzzles and activities to entertain the whole family. There are also shows in the Science Theatre and tours of the
Universe in the Planetarium.
Tel: 029 2047 5475
Doctor Who Experience
Get up close to a cyberman and a dalek, and see monsters, costumes and props from the recent series of Doctor
Who, most of which was filmed in Cardiff. The interactive exhibition in Cardiff Bay also features props from the
original series, and a Doctor Who shop.
Red Dragon Centre
Tel: 029 2025 261
The Norwegian church was first established in Cardiff Bay to serve the large community of Norwegian sailors
working in the docks. Its main claim to fame is as the church where author Roald Dahl was christened – today,
however, it has been converted into a café and art gallery. (Free entry)
Tel: 029 2045 4899
Y Senedd/ Pierhead Building
Visitors to the Senedd - the Welsh Assembly Government’s debating chamber, can join a tour of the eco-friendly
building, or watch Assembly debates from the public viewing gallery. Next door to the Senedd is the historic
Pierhead Building , which contains an interactive exhibition on the role of the National Assembly. (Free entry)
Y Senned, National Assembly Debating Chamber
Tel: 029 2089 8200
Llandaff Cathedral in the ancient "City of Llandaff ", is one of the oldest relgious sites in the UK . The cathedral
dates from 1107, and also features the modernist scultpture by Sir Jacob Espstein- 'Christ in Majesty'. (Free
Tel: 029 2056 4554
Museum of Welsh Life - St Fagans
See Wales in a day at one of Europe 's biggest open-air museums. The 100-acre parkland has over forty original
buildings, moved from various parts of Wales and re-erected to show how the people of Wales lived over the last
500 years. Open from 10am - 5pm daily and open Bank Holiday Mondays. (Free entry)
Tel: 029 2057 3500
A fairytale castle nestling in the woods on the outskirts of the city. Like Cardiff Castle this Gothic fantasy was
created by the architect William Burges for the third Marquis of Bute, a fellow lover of the Medieval and reputedly
the richest man in the world in his day.
Tel: 029 2081 0101
Cardiff may only have been a city for 100 years, but there has been a castle
here for nearly 2000 years. Tours of the castle interior take place throughout
the day, or visitors can just enjoy a stroll around the picturesque Castle
gardens. (Tours: Adult £11 - £14, Children £8.50 - £10.50)
Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, CF10 3RB
Tel: 029 2087 8100
National Museum Cardiff
Two wealthy Welsh sisters bequeathed their large art collection to the museum
and gallery in the mid 20th century, resulting in Cardiff owning one of the largest
collections of Impressionist paintings outside of Paris, with works by Renoir,
Monet and Cezanne on display. Free entry, closed Mondays.
Cathays Park , Cardiff, CF10 3NP
Tel:(029) 2039 7951
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