|Cardiff's National Museum and Galleries house
one of the most extensive collections of impressionist paintings outside Paris and is a
must on every agenda.
Music, of course,
features strongly in the capital city of Wales and the renowned Welsh National Opera
perform here regularly. The prestigious Cardiff Singer the World is also held here
Cardiff has also become something of a rock capital in recent
years, largely due to the phenomenal success of Welsh groups such as the Manic Street
Preachers, Catanonia and the Stereophonics, all of whom have maintained their strong
South Wales is dotted with castles, most notably the stunning
elaborate neo-Gothic Cardiff Castle located in the middle of the city.
Wales is a bilingual country and you will hear Welsh as well
as English spoken on the streets of Cardiff.