Sights in WalesEdit This
There are four Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty exclusively in Wales:
Bryniau Clwyde / Clwydian Range
Gwyr / Gower
Llyn / Lleyn
Ynys Mon / Anglesey
Wye Valley / Dyffryn is shared between England and Wales.
Built between 1283 and 1301, this castle was Edward I's most impressive stronghold. The polygonal towers and colour-banded masonry were based on Constantinople 's 5th-century walls, and set it apart from the other castles of North Wales .
It has proved almost impregnable; in 1404, 28 bedraggled men withstood a Owain Glyndŵr's siege, and during the 17th-century civil war it was unsuccessfully attacked three times.
Originally built as a seat of government rule and royal palace, the towers were decorated with ornate stained glass. The Eagle Tower is the finest more..
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