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Bath Abbey

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Address: 13 Kingston Buildings, Bath BA1 1LT, England
Phone Number: 44-1225-422462
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mon 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval...
Begun in 1499 by Bishop King, this is England's last great medieval church, dissolved in 1539 and now serving as a parish church.
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A nice place to visit

A very beautiful place to visit. The place recommends a donation of £2.50 per person which is used to maintain its up keep.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 NEW

A very beautiful place to visit. The place recommends a donation of £2.50 per person which is used to maintain its up keep.

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South UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 NEW

Very central and with nice square outside to sit and view the building. Inside the abbey is spacious with beautiful stone work, carving and stained glass window.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Have been to Bath Abbey twice. Both times the beauty of the outside is humbling with the magnificent architecture and the enchanting setting of Bath. The interior is welcoming and warm and filled with memories. The memory wall is very old and shows many snippets of people's lives that have touched the abbey at different points in history. The windows... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Another amazing structure with lots of history, beautiful windows, soaring ceilings and an incredible organ. We happened to be there when the lead organist from St. Paul's in London was there and gave a free concert. It was truly amazing and moving. The sound went right through you and you could watch both his hands and feet while he played... More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

A beautiful architecture, worth visiting. Good architecture , but it is more or less similar to other cathedral/ important churches in England. It is located in the city centre with the information centre on one side and the Roman Bath in the fron side!

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Beautiful abbey very interesting. Lovely windows and stonework Would recommend a visit very friendly staff

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Cheddar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Visited with a friend from America, we were treated to an organ recital (or was it just practice) which was great to hear in such a grand building. Found the staff very friendly and chatty too A must see part of Bath, an not £14 a head as the Roman baths are!

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Neath, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Where to start to try & describe something this historical? Like the Roman Baths, you just have to go there and experience it for yourself

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stunning Abbey built over 500 years ago. We did the Tower Tour which was great value at £5 per adult. The tour took about 45 minutes and included a visit to where the bells are kept, stand on top of the vaulted ceiling and sit behind the clock face and learn about all the mechanics. When you reach the top... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Church with rich designs and stained glass. We had a treat of hearing the Uni of Bath chorale - wonderful sound.

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