Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

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The capital of Wales since just 1955, Cardiff has embraced the role with vigour, emerging in the new millennium as one of Britain’s leading urban centres. Spread between an ancient fort and an ultramodern waterfront, compact Cardiff seems to have surprised even itself with how interesting it has become.


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Cardiff Bay at dusk, the Pierhead building (1897) and National Assembly for Wales can be seen over the water.


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