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The Most Interesting Historical Places in South Wales

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Historical Places in South Wales

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    Explore the underground world of a working coal mine at Big Pit National Coal Museum, dedicated to operational preservation of the Welsh coal
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    Castell Coch , Tongwynlais
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    William Burges' architectural magnum opus, Castell Coch, or Red Castle, is a dream world built by a patron and his favorite architect. Tour t
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    Tintern Abbey , Tintern
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    For more than 500 years, Tintern Abbey has stood as a testament to endurance and romance amid a wild land. Founded as a Cistercian monastery
    Tours from $380
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    Caerphilly Castle , Caerphilly
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    Historian Norman Pounds has deemed Caerphilly Castle "a turning point in the history of the castle in Britain." The large gatehouses, which b
    Tours from $73
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    Cardiff Castle , Cardiff
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    Explore 2,000 years of history at Cardiff Castle, built on a site first used by Roman invaders. The original fort constructed here was a rect
    Tours from $15
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