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Address: | At the convergence of Brock, Bennett, and Gay Streets, Bath, England
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Excellent Guided Tour

Visited last week during my stay in Bath, arrived and found it was guided Tours during the morning, this was to our benefit, the guide was both knowledgeable and interesting. Only... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited last week during my stay in Bath, arrived and found it was guided Tours during the morning, this was to our benefit, the guide was both knowledgeable and interesting. Only disappointment was the gentlemans bedroom shown in the guide wasn't in tour. Definitely a top ten attraction. Friendly reception staff

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Walking around the circus you won't see this everyday. Very impressive architecture signature of Bath.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is little to say about this apart from the fact it is on the Must List of Bath to see. It is unique and atmospheric

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a shame about the modern traffic that clutters the scene but, for form and symmetry and 'great-on-the-eye'. I enjoyed this more than the Royal Crescent which is what most people strain to visit.

Thank OLDGIT71
Northampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just down the road from The Royal Crescent with similer architecture although as this is a circus it is a complete round of buildings which are impressive and mainly residential. Worth a visit as part of a walking tour of the area but not worth making a special journey to.

Thank JER423
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This amazing feat of architecture from so long ago is fabulous. You pass through this on route to the royal crescent and although these buildings don't have the views of the crescent I personally found it to be more special somehow. I am guessing these buildings must be listed and noticed and liked the circle of properties made around the... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As you reach the top of Gay Street, you see a park with beautiful large (plane) trees in the middle of it and the park is encircled by Georgian-era buildings. This is "Circus" is from the latin word for circle or ring. The stonework on the exterior of the buildings was beautifully intricate. But I don't believe this is a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buildings with the same facades all facing in to the beautiful park in the centre of the circus was beautiful.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Travelled with family one winter afternoon. Looks impressive on the outside but there is absolutely nowhere to sit and relax. Good to walk around as part of a day tour. However, there aren't even public toilets around the area. Despite being a week day, not much shops were open. Expensive car parking (1 hr £1.3 and no change given).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We parked here when we was here for the day in Bath. Great place for photos as the architecture is nice and fully represents Bath building styles. Overall will recommend if in the area to have a look as its close by to the fashion museum and over attractions.

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