Swansea, the second largest city of Wales, and is famous for its huge copper reserves, hence titled ‘copperopolis’. The city is home to a number of elegant beaches like Caswell Bay, Langland Bay, and Llangenith Bay. The villages located on the seaside such as Mumbles are known for their peculiar Victorian architecture.
Swansea Bay has a striking coastline comprising promenades, beaches, leisure pool, and children’s lido. Swansea Museum and national Waterfront Museum are known for their superior exhibits. Clyne Gardens in the city has rich floral collection and hosts the festival ‘Cyne in Bloom’. The Singleton Park has a botanical garden and an encompassing lake suitable for boating. Plantasia is a tropical green garden that contains a large number of plant species. The Dylan Thomas Centre is acclaimed worldwide for containing the exhibitions of the poet Dylan Thomas. The West Glamorgan Archive Centre has a beautiful collection of photographs, maps, and sound recordings that tells about the history of Swansea.
Oystermouth Castle in Swansea is a beautiful castle in mumble that is famous for its ancient graffiti artwork. Other features of the castle are a maze and a secret staircase. The Swansea Market is a place where the farmers and local producers sell foodstuffs prepared from fresh produce. The market is much acclaimed in Wales for its commitment in changing with the tastes and needs of people. The market also houses shops and stalls that sell beautiful jewellery and Welsh gifts. The market is also home to the fresh Welsh cheeses, and Welsh cakes.