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Caernarfon Castle and Estuary

Caernarfon Castle is probably the most famous of all Welsh Castles.  It was built by Edward I, starting in 1283.   It was a military stronghold as well as a seat of government and royal palace.

Standing on the mouth of the Seiont river, Caernarfon Castle was the setting for the Investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales.

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