Long A Centre For Industrialism In England, Cardiff Is Rapidly Becoming A Tourism Hot Spot
On average every year more than 12 million people visit Cardiff, mostly from other parts of the United Kingdom. Stag and hen parties especially are drawn to the renovated centre of Cardiff which has some fabulous modern buildings and masses of good bars and pubs. There are also thousands of sports fans who come to Cardiff to watch matches at the Millennium stadium. Cardiff also hosts big cricket matches for the England team as well as rugby games, about which the Welsh are fanatical.
Cardiff has been a city since 1905 and 50 years later it was named the capital of Wales. Tiger Bay port in Cardiff was once the busiest port in the world and it fed a burgeoning worldwide demand for coal. Although Tiger Bay port is not a hub for the transport of coal anymore, the city still has a thriving economy. 40% of the people who work there actually