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Culture of Swansea. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Swansea seafront Swansea is one of the largest cities in Wales. It can offer an interesting excursion program to its guests. The city cherishes its cultural heritage. One of its main landmarks is the beautiful Oystermouth Castle. There is a large playground in front of the old building, where Shakespeare's plays are performed every summer; it has always attracted tourists who are fond of theater going. The castle is amazing from an architectural point of view; it miraculously managed to survive during the Second World War.
The city is very popular among fans of water sports, as the coast of Swansea is ideal for surfing and sailing. In warmer months, one of the main activities for travelers is walking around … Open
The true cultural landmark of the city is the Singleton Park. In spring and summer its territory hosts a wide variety of cultural events, including concerts of classical music, performances of folklore ensembles, opera and theater performances.
The rather unusual attraction that also deserves attention is a monument to the Labrador named Jack. The dog became famous for its deeds; every local can tell a story about them. The dog lived for seven years and in that time has managed to rescue 27 people who couldn’t cope with raging sea elements. Tourists who are interested in the history of the city should definitely see ruins of the Swansea Castle and stroll along the ancient sea district. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. Swansea is the wettest city in the country; it is raining here almost every day. Vacationers are sure to take an umbrella and warm clothes, as cool winds from Atlantic also come with … Open
The Swansea Museum tells travelers about the most significant events in the history of the city. Tourists who aren’t indifferent to visual arts would like a collection of Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. The National Museum opened in 2005 is an interesting cultural venue too. It is located on the waterfront and introduces the history of the industrial revolution of Wales to all interested. The exhibition of the museum is very amazing.
Swansea Marina Fans of theater would also find a great place to rest; they are recommended to visit the Taliesin Arts Centre. Named after the great poet, it is home to the great theater; it is also a permanent venue for various cultural events. Another cultural center of the city is named after its most famous native, Dylan Thomas. Dylan Thomas Centre hosts various exhibition sites and the luxurious theater able to welcome thousands of visitors. Those were just a few important cultural venues that may interest visitors of Swansea.
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Unique spots in Swansea and near

Caerphilly Castle

From the series “Impressive Castles and Palaces Located on Water”
The impregnable fortress lost its strategic importance a few years after completion of the construction work, in 1282, when Wales was finally united to England. Already in the 14th century the huge building was abandoned and stood empty until the end of the 18th century. The renovation work was conducted by Marquess of Bute. In the middle of the 20th century, the castle fell to the state and now belongs to the Cadw Society. In a part of the historical building, the museum was set up, which is dedicated to the castles of Wales. … Read further

Tenby Resort

From the series “Small Flamboyant Towns Painted with Van Gogh Colors”
The first mention of the modern town dates back to the 11th century. The territory has preserved many majestic historic buildings. The main historical symbol of Tenby is the Gate of Five Arches. Only a part of the once extensive fortifications has survived to these days. Facades of many historic buildings are painted in bright colors, so while walking through the ancient streets you will get a rainbow mood. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Swansea

Culture guide to Swansea. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Swansea: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Swansea. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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