Cardiff isn't just the capital of Wales, it's also the capital of Doctor Who. The science-fiction show is filmed at the BBC studios near Cardiff Bay and in locations all over the city. Even many of the scenes that claim to be set in London are actually shot here. A walk around town might bring you to Rose Tyler's apartment block, the church where Donna Noble (almost) got married, or the police station from "Blink".In our first post, we headed to The Doctor Who Experience: a big museum on Cardiff Bay that houses props, costumes and even sets from the show. In this post, we'll wander the city itself tracking down some familiar locations that have appeared on the show.
And the war memorial on the Cathedral Green head already appeared during the Tenth Doctor's run — at the end of "The Family Blood"
A few blocks south of that, you can track down the police station from "Blink":
And across the street, the church where Sally Sparrow saw a pair of Weeping Angels from the window of the police station:
And the statues used in the "don't blink!" montage from that same episode are all over the city:
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