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Address: | At the convergence of Brock, Bennett, and Gay Streets, Bath, England
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Make a point to visit. Very beautiful Georgian buildings. We were there in stunning weather. Also after the hustle and bustle of town, a quieter area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Make a point to visit. Very beautiful Georgian buildings. We were there in stunning weather. Also after the hustle and bustle of town, a quieter area.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous houses dating back to 1758 , shows how well built the actually were and still look lovely. Lots of quirky little streets around here with lovely cares and shops off the town centre.

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Mexborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The Circus is equally as outstanding architecturally as the Royal Crescent - don't forget to note the different symbols on the friezes as these are as clear and crisp as the day they were carved by the stonemasons. Do take note of the brass plaques close up, as these are not as visually clear as the usual plaques elsewhere in... More 

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Tenby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Walking around the circus you can almost hear the horse and carriages of the regency and Georgian era. There were a few guided walks taking place when we walked through on the way to our hotel - and all the houses have been wonderfully preserved.

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Bountiful, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The whole presence of and architectural prowess of the Circus is so impressive. Three stories high with a different column on each and so beautifully placed. It truly is a joy to see such beautiful workmanship.

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Pity about the car parking outside these beautiful Georgian style houses.On a sunny day the circus certainly impresses.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Designed by John Wood the elder and completed by John Wood the younger. We visited this place on the free walking tour of Bath with the Mayor of Bath Honorary Guides (http://visitbath.co.uk/travel-and-maps/explore-the-area/mayor-of-bath-honorary-guides-p43001), which is great possibility to get some culture, history and a nice walk with knowledgeable guides.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Circus is about Georgian architecture and you learn to see beyond the seemingly plain facades and realise that back in the day this kind of building was the 'bees knees.' Walking around Bath was very cool and enjoyed seeing places like the Circus. I took a panoramic video of it. I was constantly temped by all the unique foodies... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Everyone passes by this place to get to the Royal Crescent, but to be honest I preferred the architecture here. An amazing place. Stop a while and take it in before continuing your journey.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

What can you say about this Georgian gem of architecture that hasn't already been said a 1,000 times before? The Bath stone glows in the early Spring sunshine, bringing the carving on the facades into sharp relief. Personally, I prefer The Circus to The Crescent as you can stand in the middle of the grassed area in the centre and... More 

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