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Cardiff Bay Wales, Cardiff

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Must see · Pier / Boardwalk · Tourist Spot
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. Work out when and for how long to visit Cardiff Bay Wales and other Cardiff attractions using our handy Cardiff travel route planner.
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  • We were here on a Sunday morning. It was a bit busy after midday. Few car park nearby. There are so many cafes and restaurants to choose from. Most of them are opened at 12.00... Highly recommended...  more »
  • I would have liked to have seen the coal docks in full swing ,no doubt it would have been very dirty but it would have stood out from the tourist orientated present day which to me lacks character.  more »
  • Great place to visit , a good selection of restaurants catering for many different tastes in food, boat trips and some fascinating building architecture
  • Really impressed place. Having lots of fun there. Taking boat, walking round along the bay. Family and kids friendly. Would visit again.

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