Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch The longest town name in the world means "The church of St. Mary in the hollow of white hazel trees near the rapid whirlpool by St. Tysilio's of the red cave".
Thousands of visitors each year visit the small village of llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch made internationally famous through is tongue-twister of a name. Be sure to visit the restored Victorian railway station which contains rare miniature steam trains, a replica Victorian Ticket Office, a superb selection of quality Welsh crafts, souvenirs and gifts and Sidings Restaurant, serving home-baked local Welsh delicacies. Be photographed beside the longest place name in the world.
Sites about Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch:
The BBC's edited Guide Entry Brief information about the place name
The Guardian: Welsh Tongue-Twister Could Keep English at Bay Article by Martin Wainwright on the suggestion by Alan Jones, the clerk to the village's community council, that pronouncing its name be used as a citizenship test for English people planning to move to Wales.
Anglesey History a site on which you can hear how the village name is pronounced.
Llanfairpwll Football Club A brief history, fixtures, league tables, a list of officials and photographs.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch Corned Beef Hash A really tasty dish !
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