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Fading but still nostalgic

I first visited Cardiff ten years ago because of my Doctor Who/Torchwood fandom, and have always... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2019
Greg P
Toronto, Canada
Quintessentially British

Took my wife here for our 20th wedding anniversay. She had no idea who he was and was a tad... read more

Reviewed April 14, 2019
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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Cardiff Bay | Mermaid Quay, Cardiff CF10 5BZ, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice stopping point for a nostalgic few minutes during a visit to Cardiff Bay, which is well worth a trip.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank taffandhubby
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our day trip to Cardiff was planned around visiting the shrine. Lovely to see all the mementos and tributes to my favorite character on the show. Lots had been there awhile. Truly memorable

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved going to Cardiff and visiting Ianto's Shrine, sadly didn't go on a day where Gareth-David Lloyd himself was there as he frequently visits, lovely reading all the fan art, references and even good luck/ RIP cards adressed to the fictional character

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

This is looking rather old and tired these days. Not sure how long it’s been there, but how many people will even remember what it is for now. Bring back Torchwood!

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Ali0818
Reviewed July 14, 2019

I knew who Ianto was having watched Torchwood but this a real oddity, a shrine for a fictional character who died ten years ago! It's interesting to see but does feel like this is being maintained but crazy people.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Martin B
Reviewed May 31, 2019

beautifully kept, lovely to see respects from all over the world, shame its needed but it is good to see

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank zakksnanny
Reviewed May 30, 2019

I first visited Cardiff ten years ago because of my Doctor Who/Torchwood fandom, and have always made a trip down to the Bay. Last year I actually met/saw Gareth David-Lloyd at a convention and he was joking in his Q&A about how he was the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed May 12, 2019

Can't miss this if you're perusing the boat trips on Cardiff Bay. Looks a bit of a mess if I'm honest, but it did seem to be popular with many other tourists.

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank allertonlad
Reviewed April 29, 2019

not really sure what this attraction is.... or is it an attraction. A pile of stickers/papers stuck to the wall. Maybe i haver a lack of culture but it didn't do anything for me. The Bay however, is stunning!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank AndykTonyrefail
Reviewed April 14, 2019

Took my wife here for our 20th wedding anniversay. She had no idea who he was and was a tad annoyed when one of my kids pointed out the plaque indicating it was to someone who died fighting an alien invasion. Priceless.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Darren L | Reviewed this property |
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it's very easy to find - right on the waterfront - ask anyone