I Wander, I Wonder … #6

Cardiff Castle, in Wales, may not be as famous as the castles and palaces in Scotland and England but it boasts some spectacular architectural surprises.

The brainchild of architect William Bruges, the almost 200 year old castle has an Arab Room with an ornate gold leaf ceiling, a nursery with fairytale murals and lamps, and exotic animal statues. And these are just a tiny sample of its treasures.

goldleaf ceiling
stained glass windows
part of the mural covering all the walls in the nursery, and a lamp. Can you identify the characters?
mosaic artistry
one of the castle doors
part of the ceiling in the banquet hall. This hall is available for rent.

Believe me, these pictures don’t do any justice to the real thing.

Have a wonderful weekend!

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