Leisure and Entertainment: City Centre (West End)
Westgate Street, Cardiff. CF10 1NS • (029) 2082 2432
Since opening in June 1999, the Principality Stadium (formerly known as the Millennium Stadium) has welcomed, on average, over 1.3 million visitors per year. Sporting the first fully-retractable roof in the UK, the venue is at the leading edge as a multi-purpose, multi-faceted event venue.
The Principality Stadium boasts a UEFA 5-Star rating and has hosted matches from two Rugby World Cups including the Final in 1999, witnessed two Wales Grand Slam successes in the RBS Six Nations, staged six showpiece FA Cup Finals plus hosted the major artists of the music business with a plethora of major concerts and motorsports events on its CV. The installation of a partition drape system in July 2005 now means that the bowl of the Principality Stadium can be used for multiple concert mode configurations and for staging exhibitions.
You can take a tour of the stadium and visit the Wales' team dressing room, walk down the players' tunnel towards the hallowed turf, learn about the only palletised pitch system and fully retractable roof in the UK, which allows the entire playing surface to be removed to create one of the world's largest indoor arenas, take in the view of the pitch from a VIP hospitality suite, and finally lift the trophy to the skies like a sporting superstar in the President's Box, an area normally reserved for royalty.
Cardiff is literally taken over by fans when matches take place at the stadium. You should also be aware that hotel prices greatly increase at these times too.
Café Serving Meals, Light Refreshments Available.
No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.
See the website for event times and ticket prices.
Advance booking required.
Located to the west of the city centre between Westgate Street and the River Taff.
Cardiff Central railway station: Five minutes walk.
Parking available nearby - payment required.
Principality Stadium, Westgate Street, Cardiff. CF10 1NS • (029) 2082 2432
Last Updated Monday 10 February 2020
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