Cardiff is the capital and most populous city and county in Wales. As well as being the political capital, it is Wales’ centre for business, education, sport, tourism, culture, media and government. The city of Cardiff is the county town of the historic county of Glamorgan (later South Glamorgan). Cardiff is part of the Eurocities network of the largest European cities. Cardiff is a significant tourist centre with over 12 million visitors a year.
Cardiff claims to have the largest concentration of castles of any city in the world. Cardiff Castle and Castell Coch remain intact, while the rest are ruins. Motte Castle in Radyr, Bailey castle in Rhiwbina & Castell Morgraig at the boundary with Caerphilly.
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, Great Britain, Europe.
Last updated: October 8th. 2018