Castle Arcade opened in 1887 and is a Grade II* Listed building.
As its name suggests, it runs from opposite the Castle to High Street, north of St Mary Street.
One of the longer of Cardiff’s famous Victorian arcades, it boasts a variety of small boutique shops, selling everything from crystals to air pistols, fancy dress to books. It also has cafes, delicatessens, fair-trade and organic shops. There are also several shops on the gallery level.