Sights in Wales

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There are three National Parks in Wales: Brecon Beacons, Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia.

 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.

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Caernarfon Castle

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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 Glynd┼Ár'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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