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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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  • As the capital city of Wales, Cardiff has many attractions. A great day out can be had in Cardiff Bay. Bristling with numerous hotels, cafes, bars, restaurants and night clubs. Why not take a boat tri...  more »
  • Very quiet and did not give out a very welcoming 'vibe'. The actual 'attractions' struggled to match those advertised and maybe it comes to life more during the Summer months. Not Impressed.  more »
  • I know Cardiff long was but igendwie never in Cardiff Bay, I was surprised how nice it is here! A place for the hang out with lots of culture and good Restaurent, the eye has a lot to see: the Bay, sculptures, buildings,...
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  • A lovely place to visit, with a few gift shops and many restaurants. They loose 1 star because 1/2 the restaurants appear to be Italian so not as good a choice as you would hope.
  • On this wonderful May 5th sunny day we visited and had the lunch time menu. Sat outside on the terrace I had the 3 course introductory menu of : 1 A superb corgette and pea rissoto it was outstanding I have to say. 2. A huge fishcake with prawns and laid on samphire and cockles. Served with a hollandaise sauce and a soft poached egg. It was beyond amazing. 3. Pancotta with fruits and ginger cake pieces. Original and delicious. All this was £10.50 get down there before the prices go up.
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