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Preparing your trip to Cardiff: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

Cardiff City Hall 1. Bus remains the most common form of public transport. Travelers are recommended to buy a map of the city in any newsstand. Maps usually indicate public transport routes, and this will make your journey more comfortable. It should be noted that buses ply not only in the city, but also in suburban areas.
2. The best way to get a taxi is to call it by phone or find a car on a special parking. Stopping free cars on the streets of Cardiff can be quite difficult. Biggest taxi parking is located near the main attractions of the city, as well as in major streets.
3. Bicycle is the most popular mode of transport in Cardiff. It’s very convenient to travel literally all over the city by this means of transport. The most famous bicycle rental office is Pedal Power Cycle Hire.
4. Travelers who want to rent a car should not forget that many central streets of the city are closed to cars. It is also not easy to find a free place to park in the downtown. Cathedral Road, which is approximately 20 minutes away from the center of Cardiff, is the best option for parking.
5. The majority of trading centers and shops is located in the center of the city. Almost all shopping centers accept non-cash payments. On weekends the center of the city often becomes the location of markets and various fairs. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Do not forget to leave tips in local restaurants and cafes. Some upscale and luxury dining facilities can include service fees in the total. As a rule, tips estimate from 10 to 15% of the order. Taxi drivers and maids in your hotel should also receive a small reward.
7. When going out, tourists are recommended to take a copy of the identity document and a map of the city. This will help to resolve any misunderstanding quickly. Young people should pay particular attention to this in case they plan to rent a car or visit nightclubs.
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8. The most beneficial way to visit local attractions and museums is together with a tour group. In this case you can count on a good discount. As a rule, travel agencies are a good place to find out about upcoming cultural events and to buy tickets for them.
9. Savvy travellers are recommended to dine in restaurants and cafes located far from the center of Cardiff. The quality of food in them is not worse than in prestigious dining facilities, and prices can be sufficiently lower than in popular restaurants.
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What to visit being in Cardiff - unique sights

Caerphilly Castle

From the series “Impressive Castles and Palaces Located on Water”
The courtyard, from which one can best be graced by the preserved towers, is regarded as the most beautiful and interesting part of the castle. Some towers have partly destroyed. A tower is strongly inclined and it seems that it can collapse at any moment. During the excursion, visitors can stroll through the confused corridors and interiors that form the complex labyrinth. The extensive rooms of the castle are often used for painting exhibitions and other cultural events. In the old towers were the excellent exhibition rooms furnished. … Read further

Big Pit

From the series “Giant Artificial Quarries of the Planet”
Visitors are taken down the deep mineshaft in the elevator to depth of 90 meters. Miners caps are a must underground. Old workshops, a forge and even miners baths are open for everyone to see. A vast museum comlex which was formed in the vicinity of Big Pit quarry, includes an iron foundry building. Within its walls is a collection of unique items, including the stove of the 18th century and tools, whose age is more than one hundred years. … Read further

Arnolfini

From the series “Monuments of Byzantium: the most famous buildings”
The unusual domed roof is complemented by modern finishes today. Semi-circular windows have different sizes. The walls of the art center are made of stone. All these features make the architectural monument unlike any other. All the halls are used for various cultural events today. They also retained certain features of the culture of the past years. The historic building is known to many tourists precisely because of its special bookstore. You can buy interesting books about national history and culture, postcards, as well as souvenirs, there. … Read further

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Travelling to Cardiff - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Cardiff. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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