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Cardiff's seven arcades have 150 years of retail and cultural history from the Victorian era to the modern day. Read our latest blogs and news stories and find out why Cardiff is the City of Arcades.

Abstract City: Cardiff Shooters x City of Arcades Photography Meet
Poetry in the Arcades Competition
The Season of Giving: Arcades at Christmas
Footfall Surges on City of Arcades Day
Line-up of Live Music is announced for City of Arcades Day
Cardiff hosts first City of Arcades Day
Sustainable Streetwear – Sustainable Fashion in Cardiff’s Arcades
10 Unique Stores in Castle Arcade You’ll Love

Give the gift of Cardiff's Arcades

A Gift Card FOR Cardiff is redeemable in over 50 business across the city including 28 in the arcades, making it the perfect option for exploring this unique part of Cardiff. Add £5 to £500 to your present and the lucky recipient can spend their card on everything from vintage fashion and hand crafted gin to jewellery and Welsh cakes.

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