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Cardiff Bay Wales, Cardiff

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Eat, shop, and relax at Cardiff Bay Wales, one of Europe’s largest waterfront developments. Built around a freshwater lake, this area combines entertainment, shopping, and fine dining to attract visitors from around the world. Walk along the waterfront to see numerous notable buildings, including the Pierhead (built in 1897), Norwegian Church, Senedd, and the Wales Millennium Center, home to the Welsh National Opera. Iconic Mermaid Quay comprises a mix of restaurants, bars, cafes, shops, and tourist facilities. Stop by the visitor center to pick up souvenirs, buy tickets to various attractions, and grab free maps of the city and the surrounding region. Our Cardiff trip itinerary planner makes visiting Cardiff Bay Wales and other Cardiff attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Took my parents to see Cardiff as the photos of the internet looked very impressive - well .... pot holes over pot holes , traffic lights - my god - every 20 meters ? Was nice and sunny when finally a...  more »
  • Lots of interesting architecture and tons of restaurants. Delicious Welsh cakes in a shop just up the road toward town  more »
  • Nice to spend an hour walking around and having a spot of lunch at one of the many pubs restaurants in the bay  more »