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Visiting Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle can be found in Caernarfon, North Wales. It’s a great historic venue to visit with the family. Let’s take look at what you can do at this castle.
Caernarfon Castle has been around for centuries. It has polygonal towers and among these, the Eagle Tower is the most prominent. Colour-coded stones have also been beautifully arranged in bands. This is undoubtedly one of the most popular castles in Wales.
The castle was built close to the water and this gave it easy access to the sea in earlier times. This castle is also part of a world Heritage site since 1986.
This is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and learn a little about history. It's a great location for a family outing. There is enough street parking in front of the castle as well as a public car park close by.
This castle replaced the regional Castle in 1283. This was also the administrative centre of Wales and this is why it was also historically important. The castle was under construction until the end of the 1330. The town was used for the investiture of the Prince of Wales, both in 1911 and 1969.
The castle was built to be an impressive structure from the beginning. It was the centre of the government and it differs from other Edwardian castles. It uses different building materials, as well as coloured stone in the walls. It also has polygonal towers instead of round ones.
You can visit the castle every day between 9:30 AM and 5 PM. There are also many events that you can then throughout the year. You can also make group bookings in advance.