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Cardiff Bay Wales, Cardiff

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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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  • This is not a picturesque wharf at all. There are few cafes or restaurants youd have time for. There is a sainsburys local offering affordable food and drink. The rest of the place is a mish mash of.....  more
    This is not a picturesque wharf at all. There are few cafes or restaurants youd have time for. There is a sainsburys local offering affordable food and drink. The rest of the place is a mish mash of.....  more »
  • The waterfront and the modern architecture make a pleasant sight-seeing experience and there are plenty of choices of places to eat and drink. The day we went there was also a nice little market to... 
    The waterfront and the modern architecture make a pleasant sight-seeing experience and there are plenty of choices of places to eat and drink. The day we went there was also a nice little market to...  more »
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  • the architect around the bay us wonderful.fantastic walks and many bars and restaurants. There bike hire available so that you can do the 8kn loop.water inflateable Park. There are also boat trips available.so much to see from strolling around especially the quirky coffee shops .for the summer a beach style area will be available.still developing it atm but should make a visit even more enjoyable
  • Got the waterbus over to Cardiff bay....there are a lot of good restaurant chains here.....the parliament buildings and its grounds appear to be a work in progress....but im sure its all in hand.....worth the journey....go and enjoy....xx

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