The title of the 10th largest city in the UK holds Cardiff – the main city of Wales (since 1955). It’s a modern city and the world’s busiest port located approximately 300 km from London. Its population is about 900 thousand dwellers. Though, the city is always overcrowded with average yearly number of visitors up to 19 million. The numerous festivals and sport facilities are held there. Moreover, the city is full of wonderful sights every person should visit for sure.
In the heart of Cardiff one may find the Cardiff Castle. Centuries ago there was a Roman fort on this place the remnants of which are still there. The present one was designed and renovated by William Burges, a renowned architect and one of the richest man worldwide (at that time). It’s an amazing Gothic palace with a bunch of animal statues.
National Museum Cardiff has in its disposal various exhibitions of history, archeology, geology, impressionist and post-impressionist art works and much more. Both adults and children will enjoy the visiting that will take at least 3 hours. Also very often classical and jazz concerts are hosted in the museum.
Wales Millennium Centre is an architectural masterpiece that boasts with a reputation of one of the iconic arts in the whole world. Literally everyone can find there something that he’ll like. Various activities – ballet, theater, opera etc – make the Centre a must-see sight.
If you want to see one of the largest urban parks in the country, you definitely should visit Bute Park (56 ha) with lots of rivers and bridges. Due to it Cardiff has a great amount of green space per one person for recreation.
Doctor Who Experience is a new attraction that gains more and more popularity among tourists who are the fans of this series. It is an interactive exhibition with adventurous travel in the time machine.