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Cathays Park

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Address: Museum Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3AX, Wales
Phone Number: +44 29 2068 4000

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A quiet space in the city

Considering how central it is, and how often I venture into the city, I have very rarely visited this lovely little park and war memorial. I usually visit once a year, as I did... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Luke_Sweeney_Todd
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Considering how central it is, and how often I venture into the city, I have very rarely visited this lovely little park and war memorial. I usually visit once a year, as I did yesterday for the Remembrance Service which is always very moving. Previously I had been to the park on a number New Year's celebrations when it was... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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500 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I ever get back to Cardiff, Cathays Park will be one of the items at the top of my agenda. We were around and about it on several occasions during our recent visit to that city, just enough to whet our desire to see more of what this park, in the shadow of the National Museum Cardiff, has to... More 

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have stood here many times on cold November mornings to comrade the fallen. A great venue in the heart of the city to sit and reflect

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Thank Dave G
Newport, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a lovely quiet place. I was happy to see a memorial there to the Welsh men who went and fought in the Spanish Civil War. You can hear the chimes from the City Hall clock.

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Thank Freezingwater2016
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133 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

These pretty and well maintained garden are an rubs oasis. There's also a number of statues and memorials for those interested in history.

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Thank Laurie C
St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

This city park is literally surrounded by the city's most impressive buildings. The park is well maintained but can get quite busy as it is not huge. The floral displays are lovely but the highlight for me has to be the impressive Welsh National War Memorial.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

A small 'formal' park next to the Museum, government offices and university, it can sometimes get crowded, but is always immaculately maintained. Not a lot going on in the park itself, but Bute park is nearby as is the city centre itself, and it is well used, especially in term time.

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Thank Chris S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Just across from this serene & chilled area, you'd never guess there was a bustling, busy city centre. It's just a beautiful area to grab a sandwich & coffee from the town & bask in the sunshine with friends after a busy day of work or shopping!

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Thank Michelle H
Bremen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Located behind the City Hall, Cathays Park is a great park. There are several statues and nice monuments in the park, and it is still quite peaceful. Great for relaxing after a day exploring the city.

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Thank renato-sma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely little park with some very moving memorials. Very well kept with vibrant flower beds amid the grass and trees. An ideal spot to gather your thoughts.

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