| Like most major cities, Cardiff is a mix
of (...1...) styles. The Millennium Stadium, very obviously from
the start of the 21st century, is only a few minutes' walk from solid 19th
century buildings - like the main railway station.
(...2...) away behind narrow entrances there are also several
elegant shopping arcades from earlier, less (...3...) times.
Only just outside Cardiff, though, there is a collection of over forty
buildings that shows a complete (...4...) of Welsh history. At
the Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagan's, original buildings from all over
Wales have been brought in and carefully (...5...) to show how
everyday people lived their lives.
Traditional life in the countryside is (...6...) by farmhouses
and village buildings, and the industrial history of Wales by a whole
row of houses for iron workers. There is even a (...7...) of a
Celtic village, and craftsmen such as blacksmiths and potters demonstrate
The museum opened in 1948, and continues to grow, with new (...8...)
including a mediaeval church and a prefabricated home from the period
just after the Second World War.
It's presumably only a matter of time - an extremely long time - before
the Millennium Stadium finds its way there, too.
Links for more information
National Museums and Galleries of Wales
- Museum of Welsh life
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