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Pierhead Building, Cardiff

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Pierhead Building is located in Cardiff. A visit to Pierhead Building represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Cardiff day trip planning site to plot your vacation.
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  • July 30, 2017
    Free entry to the old Harbour Masters building. Great views from large windows. Attractive tiled interior...small museum of the docks. Nice way to fill half an hour.  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    Very beautiful building. Beautiful historic film every half hour on the life and evolution of the Cardiff docks! Free. Very welcoming.
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  • July 20, 2017
    Built in 1897 in French-Gothic Renaissance style, completely clad in striking glazed red terracotta manufactured in Ruabon, the Pierhead Building stands proud among its more modern neighbours. It is n...  more »
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  • Lovely building and informative info on its history. Important these places are preserved for future generations
  • I've walked past a couple of times and admired the building from the outside but never ventured in. A lovely building inside with a good video presentation on the Bay Area played every 20 minutes.
  • Great place to visit, it really shows the impact that Wales had on the World with it's coal mining and exportation. If you do visit, go and see the short film. It's worth it.
  • Love this building. Still there after all new modern buildings built around it.
  • Cardiff's picturesque, terracotta Pierhead Building. Beautiful ceramic staircase. An evocative, emotional 7 minute movie worth watching. www.difflomats.co.uk

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