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The Circus

| At the convergence of Brock, Bennett, and Gay Streets, Bath, England
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Ranked #13 of 70 Attractions in Bath
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Landmarks
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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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285 reviews 285 reviews
170 attraction reviews
355 helpful votes 355 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Due to it's widespread fame and convenient location between the Roman Bath's (10 minute walk) and Royal Crescent (5 minute walk) 'the circus' usually forms an essential stop for tourists visiting bath, myself included. Despite it's disingenuous name it's realistically a roundabout featuring Georgian style Townhouses, which are still used to this day as private residences. The houses are not... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Going here will transport you to the days gone by. Imagine the Edwardian era, full of Mr Darcy's and Miss Bennett s, this is where it all could be a reality. all it needed was no cars and a few horse and carriages, it is mesmerizing.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Interesting architecture. Also in the centre is a circular small park area and in the a circle of trees . Stand in the middle of the trees and sing then listen to the echo. This is Not far from Victoria park and The Cresent so visit all three within half an hour

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Bangkok, Thailand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Anyway, it was a season of Fall on our visit. People enjoyed taking picture with lots of leaves on the floor. Worth to walk there from The Royal Crescent.

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Bath, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I have eaten at The Circus several times, and each time have found the service, food and ambience to be first rate. In summer I can highly recommend the Pimms sorbet with strawberries, as well as the nectarine and mozzarella salad.

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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

If in Bath, take a walk to the Circus and wander around soaking up the beauty of it's architecture. If you have time, go round the back and see the beautiful architecture there too and the fabulous town house gardens.... It's FREE.

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Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

The concept of Edwardian architecture and buildings built around a central park area mimicing the Coloseum in Rome is quite unique and interesting. It is well worth the visit and has a chram about it which I could not totally explain. It is definitely a picture into the way of life of the times.

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West Midlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

If you like Edwardian architecture you will love this; if not you may appreciate the difficulty the architect overcame in producing buildings with such a frontage. We did.

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Scottish Borders
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79 reviews 79 reviews
38 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This circle of flats all adjoined to one another must have been and is a very popular place to live. all neighbours are visible from your windows. Little quaint balconies of wrought iron, but copings above the windows vary much. Interesting architecture.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Much like the Royal Crescent, was great to see these buildings and their character preserved. Worth a short walk around her, close to the centre of Bath. A must visit place even on a short trip to Bath.

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