A journey to the wonderful city of Cardiff
Cardiff is a relatively small city surrounded by hills in the east , north and west . The geographical features of the area influenced the development of the city as one of the largest coal port in the world, 18 because of its proximity and easy access to the coal fields of the south Wales valleys . The town is bordered on the west by the rural district of Vale of Glamorgan , which is known as the Garden of Cardiff ; 19 on the east by the city of Newport ; north , to the valleys of South Wales ; and on the south by the River Severn and the Bristol Channel . The River Taff winds through the center of the city and along the River Ely , joins Cardiff Bay . A third river, the Rhymney , crosses the east of the city and flows directly into the Severn .
Cardiff is very fond of rugby and this is his most emblematic stadium
If you visit this city you can´t miss the wonderful Cardiff Castle is attended by thousands of teenagers every year
One of the most impressive cathedrals in the world that you can´t lose!
Glamorganshire County Town In 1536 , the Act of Union between England and Wales led to the creation of the County of Glamorgan , and Cardiff city formed a county ( County town) .
City status October 28, 1905 , Cardiff was granted the status of city by Eduardo VII , and became a Roman Catholic cathedral in 1916. In the following years a growing number of national institutions such as the National Museum of Wales were located in the city.After a brief boom after World War II, Cardiff docks entered a prolonged decline in the interwar period . Trade in 1936 was less than half its 1913 value , reflecting the fall in demand for coal Gales.13 bombing suffered during World War II included the devastation of Llandaff Cathedral , and the postwar years , the link of the city with the Bute family came to an end.