Attractions You Can’t Miss While in Cardiff

Planning to visit or already here and wondering what you should do in Cardiff? In terms of population, Cardiff is the typical UK city; however, that is where most of the similarities end. The city is packed with a host of restaurants, sounds, sights and shops that are a lot bigger than a visitor would expect. No other city in the UK plays host to the St. David’s Center, the Millennium Stadium or world class universities. While you will find most of the big hitter brands in the city center, Cardiff has a one of a kind character that you will not find anywhere in the world.

shutterstock_207051844Varsities: The Cardiff Way

According to, Cardiff is home to three world-class universities. University of Wales is a non-profit institution that is over a century old, that also welcomes international students. The university offers courses and programs leading to degrees like doctorates, masters and bachelors. Cardiff Metropolitan University that has been ranked high in several university guides. The university runs five academic schools; sport, management, health science, education, and art and design. Cardiff University is ranked top 200 in the world, its research quality at position five and research impact ranked at second position in the UK. The university is also one of the largest varsities in the UK.

Must-See Places in Cardiff

After classes, walk around Wales best shopping area, where niche outfits perfectly blend with big brand outfits. Stroll down St. Mary Street and turn at whichever side street that catches your eye and discover jaw-dropping Nepalese and Indian craft, trendy wear, alternative clothing brands, and much more. Looking to feel history? Visit the Cardiff Castle that is shoulder deep in history. The castle is also home to spectacular events in summer. For some easy or fancy eats, hit La Citta on Church Street, The Clink, Sophie’s or the Five Guys. Whether you have lived in the city all your life or new to it, there is something for you.