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Cardiff Castle
Castle, Cardiff CF10 3RB Route Planner
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Opening hours

Mar-Oct: 9am-6pm (Nov-Feb 5pm), ticket counter 1hr before closing

Description

This fortified castle with a mighty keep was built on the ruins of a roman fort in the 12th C. At the end of the 19th C its owner the 3rd Marquis de Bute (1847-1900), who was regarded as the richest man in England at the time commissioned the architect William Burges with some work - the said architect letting his imagination run wild, designing an extraordinary series of exotic interiors.

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  • From £17 to £47
    MICHELIN 2020
    66 m - 27 High Street, Cardiff CF10 1PU
  • 69 m - 27 High Street, Cardiff CF10 1PU
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    MICHELIN 2020
    134 m - 14 Quay Street, Cardiff CF10 1EA