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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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  • Nice bar near the theatre restaurant. Everything was a bit drab though. All restaurants were in a good position but not necessarily quality - just the location. Most of the bay side restaurants you...  more »
  • Queen Street! It has everything you would like from restaurants, shops, retail chains while having a beautiful walk.  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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