Cardiff, the Welsh capital, is a major tourist destination in the United Kingdom, the center formed by theCastle Quarter has important historic buildings. The Castle of Cardiff of medieval origin is the main attraction of the city, but also interesting is the ancient cathedral (Llandaff Cathedral) of the twelfth century.
The city is also known for its large parks such as Bute Park – which is located in the north of the castle – and Roath Park. Among the many museums of the city stands the Cardiff National Museum, which houses collections of archeology, botany, geology, zoology and important works of Impressionist artists such as Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Cézanne and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.
CARDIFF CHRISTMAS MARKETS
Dates of the Christmas Market:
Usually end of November – December
Cardiff Christmas Market. The market fills the historical center of Cardiff – near the ancient castle – the stalls are located along the St John’s Street, around the church of St John, in Working Street and The Hayes.
The Christmas market offers a wide diverse range of high quality products, including local produce such as Welsh slate, pewter and enamel works, ceramics, silver and jewelery in precious stones, objects, traditional wooden toys, embroidery.
The food section of the market offers foods of the season, mulled wine, whiskey, hot pancakes, cinnamon rolls and roasted nuts.
Opening Hours: The Christmas market is open from Monday to Saturday: 10am to 5.30pm. Sunday: 10am to 5pm. Every Thursday in December: 10am to 7pm.