Attractions

Top Choice Castle in Cardiff

Cardiff Castle

There's a medieval keep at its heart, but it's the later additions to Cardiff Castle that really capture the imagination. During the Victorian era, extravagant mock-Gothic features were grafted onto this relic, incl…
Top Choice Museum in Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff

Devoted mainly to natural history and art, this grand neoclassical building is the centrepiece of the seven institutions dotted around the country that together form the Welsh National Museum. It's one of Britain's …
Top Choice Museum in Cardiff

St Fagans National History Museum

Historic buildings from all over the country have been dismantled and re-erected in the semirural surrounds of St Fagans village, five miles west of central Cardiff. More than 40 buildings are on show, including tha…
Top Choice Park in Cardiff

Bute Park

Flanked by the castle and the River Taff, Bute Park was donated to the city along with the castle in 1947. With Sophia Gardens, Pontcanna Fields and Llandaff Fields, it forms a green corridor that stretches northwes…
Top Choice Stadium in Cardiff

Principality Stadium

This spectacular stadium squats like a stranded spaceship on the River Taff's east bank. Originally christened Millennium Stadium (the new name's a nod to sponsors, not the monarchy), this 74,500-seat, £168-million,…
Top Choice Arts Centre in Cardiff

Wales Millennium Centre

The centrepiece and symbol of Cardiff Bay's regeneration is the superb Wales Millennium Centre, an architectural masterpiece of stacked Welsh slate in shades of purple, green and grey topped with an overarching bron…
Top Choice Notable Building in Cardiff

Senedd

Designed by Lord Richard Rogers (the architect behind London's Lloyd's Building and Millennium Dome and Paris' Pompidou Centre), the home of the National Assembly for Wales is a striking structure of concrete, slate…
Castle in Cardiff

Castell Coch

Cardiff Castle's fanciful little brother sits perched atop a thickly wooded crag on the northern fringes of the city. It was the summer retreat of the third marquess of Bute and, like Cardiff Castle, was designed by…
Gallery in Cardiff

Doctor Who Experience

The huge success of the reinvented classic TV series Doctor Who, produced by BBC Wales, has brought Cardiff to the attention of sci-fi fans worldwide. City locations have featured in many episodes; and the first two…
Cathedral in Cardiff

Llandaff Cathedral

This venerable cathedral is set in a hollow near the River Taff, on the site of a 6th-century monastery founded by St Teilo. The present building was begun in 1120, but it crumbled throughout the Middle Ages, and du…