Cardiff is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Cardiff one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Cardiff is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Cardiff or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Cardiff. Explore the historical monuments of Cardiff with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Cardiff guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Cardiff page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Cardiff landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Cardiff.
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Castle St, Cardiff CF10 3RB, Wales, United Kingdom
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Opulent and luxurious, the Cardiff Castle shines at the heart of the city. With a fascinating history that spans over 2000 years, stunning interiors that bring out the romantic in even the hardest hearts and a wealth of visitor-friendly activities, this enchanting castle is a must visit.
The first inhabitants of the land were the Romans, who used t...
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Bute Park N Rd, Cardiff CF10 3DX, United Kingdom
07:30 am - 08:00 pm
Like oxygen enriched veins, foot paths lined with leafy trees criss cross through the city’s green heart, Bute Park. Just beyond the legendary Cardiff Castle, this park is one of the largest in Wales and is home to urban woodland, sports fields, an arboretum and a river corridor. Ideal for bonding with nature and a picnic or two, this park co...
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Cathedral Close, Cardiff CF5 2LA, United Kingdom
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Close to the River Taff, in the ancient ‘City of Llandaff’, stands the small, grey and unquestionably beautiful Llandaff Cathedral. Steeped in history and marvelous to behold, this beauty is situated in a tranquil conservation area, untouched by the modernity of the rest of the city. Immerse yourself in the peaceful atmosphere of the ca...
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Castle Road,Tongwynlais, Cardiff CF15 7JQ, Wales
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
Brown and grey bricks, topped with silver cones meet your eyes, standing almost sternly amongst the bright green grass. As you step closer to the looming castle, its serious façade may remind you of an austere lord. Then you enter and find yourself surrounded by luxurious, sophisticated furniture, paintings and decorations that are sumptuou...
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Lavernock Rd, Penarth, CF64 5UY
11:00 am - 03:00 pm
In the gorgeous vale of Glamorgan, lies the Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, an area home to two serene lakes divided by a footpath, all kinds of living creatures and the Cosmeston Medieval Village. This Village is a reconstructed model of a 14th century village and it’s knows as the best of its kind in the U.K.
In 1978, archaeologists found the...
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Museum Avenue, Cardiff, Wales (City Centre)
Green trees, neatly maintained grass and beautiful Victorian styled buildings will create a relaxing, peaceful atmosphere in Cathay’s Park, the world class civic centre of the city. You can spend an hour in meditation, dwelling on the experiences you’ve had in Cardiff or you can visit a few of the interesting and important buildings loc...