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Cathays Park, Cardiff

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Cathays Park is located in Cardiff. Before you head to Cardiff, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Cardiff journey planner , to make sure you see all that Cardiff has to offer, including Cathays Park.
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  • Superb collection of extremely impressive 'civic'-style buildings set within parkland in, or close to, city centre. Cardiff City Hall, the Law Courts, National Museum of Wales with its priceless art c...  more »
  • We thought we would go for a walk from our hotel to the museum, but we found numerous rough sleepers. They were in subways, shop doorways anywhere to get shelter. A lot of them were begging, though no...  more »
  • Cathays Park is surrounded by some impressive architecture, The City Hall, The Central Law Courts, The National Museum, The Welsh Office and various Cardiff University Buildings, the centre of the par...  more »

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