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Royal Crescent

Bath BA1 1EE, England
44-1225-477101
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Ranked #19 of 93 Attractions in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Cultural
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Owner description: Designed by John Wood II (1767-75), the Royal Crescent is comprised of thirty houses, shaped like a half-Colosseum, which uses a gigantic series of Ionic columns on high bases.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Brilliant setting - crescent of Edwardian Town Houses overlooking a lovely landscaped garden. This was used in the 1970s musical film Oliver.

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Try to get there at sunset, it is quite stunning. However, to really understand the social raison d'être of this magnificent edifice, you really must go into the museum - No 1 Royal Crescent http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g186370-d187611-Reviews-No_1_Royal_Crescent-Bath_Somerset_England.html

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Royal Crescent is also a must, round the corner from the Circus, any one who lives here is so lucky, it is beautiful. A beautiful piece of Architecture along with the rest of Bath

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Interesting insight to above and below stairs life. The museum guides were very knowledgeable and happy to answer questions.

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Gloucestershire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

It's not like a normal hotel, it really is a hidden gem with beautiful rooms and huge gardens at the rear. I didn't stay, however I did eat in the main restaurant for lunch - first time I had eaten guinea fowl and it was cooked to perfection. Would like to visit again and perhaps go for dinner as the... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

I smiled all the way round and it was foggy. I've seen so many photos it was lovely to actually visit. Sorry for gawping people who live there but you do live in a semi museum type place lol!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 NEW

It's a beautiful building. Worth to walk there and have a picture of the building and also yourself on a sunny day.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Pretty much says it all... I really wanted to go here thanks to an unfortunate obsession with the BBC's recent drama 'Our Girl'. If you're visiting Bath it's definitely worth a visit!!! The Georgian architecture is beautiful and a good back drop for the odd selfie. Don't expect too much, it is just a street, a pretty one, but a... More

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Weymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The walk around the Royal Crescent is a must to see the view. We never tire of it. Walk around and then through the park to look back at the spectacle.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Not sure why this is so popular. It's Georgian and curiously shaped, but apart from that pretty oridinary. The park below the crecsent is lovely to walk through and if the weather is good, picnic in.

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