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Review of Cardiff Castle

Cardiff Castle
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US$17.14*
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Cardiff Castle Admission Ticket
Ranked #14 of 176 things to do in Cardiff
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Owner description: Beautifully ornate pleasure palace built by the Victorian architect William Burges.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From ages 4 - 46. 2 locals and 2 visitors. Lots to see and do, great photo opportunities and spotting the animals on
Wall is a must. Can’t wait to visit again

Thank Rachael1971exeter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After doing hop on hop off bus, we went in to see castle, you buy ticket to enter, overall nice attraction in city center.

Thank Wine30GA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is situated right in the middle of town and is therefore very convenient to get to. It is in excellent condition and well worth a visit. It costs about £13 per adult.

Thank Valerie K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is a funny mixture of styles as it changed over the years. The Norman keep is just a ruin and I was disappointed in the military museum which seemed disorganized and set up primarily for children.

The apartments of the Earl of Bute are the star attraction (at extra cost) and something really special. Decorated in pseudo medieval style in bright colours and over the top decorations and artwork they are a treasure. The guided tour was excellent. As you might expect there are some pretty steep and narrow circular stairways.

Included in the admission price is a very good informative audio guide.

I contacted the castle before I arrived to enquire about disable parking and was allowed into the staff car park free of charge.

Thank Johneo_ca
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They achieved a nice blend of open wandering with guided tours. Castle itself is as warm and inviting as it is grand. If I were a queen, I could enjoy living there.

Thank Corry H
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