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“Bath Visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Crescent

Royal Crescent
Bath BA1 1EE, England
44-1225-477101
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$102*
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Stonehenge and Jane Austen's Bath Day Trip from London
Ranked #14 of 169 things to do in Bath
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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.
Kelowna, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Bath Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We were fortunate to have a guided tour by a relative living in the City. It must have been nice to have been in the "upper classes" and to have lived there. Well worth the time to visit the "Crescent" and see these beautiful old buildings.

Visited October 2013
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“Great architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

It's quite a sight to take in, grand architecture. You can walk through the park to Royal Crescent - it's very nice. I missed the tour at No. 1 Royal Crescent, but I think a peek inside the architecture would make this tour more complete. A good walk and away from the touristy shops in Bath.

Visited November 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Architecture at its Finest”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

It's simply breathtaking. A perfect crescent built on a hillside. I will never be clever enough to know how an architect could design - and a builder build - something so perfect. The Crescent is imposing. It has magnificence. Stone buildings with symmetrical columns perched on a hillside overlooking the River Avon and the rolling countryside of Somerset beyond the beauty that is Bath.
It's magic and a beautiful walk, to boot

Visited November 2013
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Herstmonceux, United Kingdom
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“No 1”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Good value for money for a family. Great guides who are very knowledgeable. Really enjoyed our visit.

Visited October 2013
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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We went for a tea at the Royal Crescent hotel however spent lots of time around the crescent itself. What an amazing place immersed in History. very peaceful specially in the morning and the evenings. It is a very special place where you can fine peace and solace if not crowded.

Visited October 2013
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