Cardiff is a destination for modern delights.
Vivid, friendly and artistic Cardiff became all about the new after its recent change. It is here that Victorian-era buildings give way to cutting-edge technologies, restaurants, and art centers drawing a large numbers of visitors with its feel that is far quieter than London and very compact skyline.
Brimming with novelties, Cardiff has offers many comforts for your stay. Be it a room in cheap hotel in Cardiff to luxury offers all available at Booked.net. Our listings include maps, photos and secure forms to book your stay.
If you return to Cardiff Bay today, you won't recognize it as so rapid change came there. Today Cardiff is more than cultural, but political with the Welsh National Assembly based in the stunning Senned building. Along with politicking goes its sporting scene with brand-new Millennium Stadium that is the main gathering for sport fans and it means you are going to immerse yourself into the beer-perfumed atmosphere of local bars fully packed with youth.
Despite modernity took a hold onto the city, Cardiff still looks back at its history. It treasures its wealth of 19th-century prosperity that goes beyond Victorian architecture, but also to stunning examples of neo-medieval Cardiff castle and ornate Llandaff Cathedral.
Other attractions include;
The Wales Millennium Centre, a great example of modern architecture dating back to 2004
Castell Coch, a fabulous castle at a hill in the outskirts of the city
National Museum Cardiff with collections of paintings, archaeological and geological exhibits
City Hall, built at the start of the 20th century and located right in the heart of the city
Bute Park, a wonderful park in the city center sitting close to the Cardiff castle
Cardiff has a long history that grounds this city in the fortunes of coal dust and steel grinds. It served as the main vendor of coal and steel in the world with a turnover more than 13 million tons of coal in 1913. After Cardiff became the Welsh capital and the Victorian boom that reshaped the city, The past decade has seen new attractions, revitalized buildings and bars spring up throughout the city making it more attractive for tourists. Consequently, Cardiff exploded with foreign interest and investments to the city and these led to the development of tourism in Cardiff.
With time, Cardiff has evolved into the youngest and the most successful city projects of its kind in Europe. Just imagine that least than decade passed and Cardiff is among the most fashionable places in the United Kingdom with modern shopping centers, historic Victorian shopping arcades and world-class restaurants.
The main source of general transformation in the city first sprang up in Cardiff Bay and today the best restaurants, cafes, bars and shops inhabit this space.
Whether you are about a bohemian playground or culture, Cardiff is a perfect destination for both. Booked.net can make it easy to explore for you with a few clicks.