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Royal Crescent

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Address: Bath BA1 1EE, England
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+44 1225 477101
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Designed by John Wood II (1767-75), the Royal Crescent is comprised of...

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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Worth the pleasant walk to see.

Took a late afternoon walk sightseeing other buildings along the way to Royal Crescent and well worth it. Hot air balloons were just taking off from the gardens in front of the... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Took a late afternoon walk sightseeing other buildings along the way to Royal Crescent and well worth it. Hot air balloons were just taking off from the gardens in front of the Residences which seemed to fit the romance of the buildings and their history. Majestic architecture.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Worth visit. Very nice overall architecture. A piece of history. The public gardens in front is also well maintanied.

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not far from the hotel in Lansdown Road to visit The Circus and The Crescent. The idea of building such a place for people to stay to visit the spas in the Georgian era is mind-blowing, such was society in those days. Today The Crescent has been converted into apartments, apart from the hotel in the centre that is. Gone... More 

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Wollongong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved walking around Bath and the Royal Crescent is a highlight for its' architecture its' unusual look. Don't miss seeing it.

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Thank joden61
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well worth the walk uphill to walk along the crescent to experience the unique architecture and fantastic views.

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well worth a look at this beautiful Georgian Royal Crescent. Lovely spot for a romantic day out, a very pleasent stroll. Unfortunately no 1 which is now a museum was closed due to time of year but they did have picture outside that describes the layout of the rooms during the Georgian era. The surrounding area is worth exploring too.... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful view. As our ties, it talks like an architectural setting out of Jane Austen. Lovely long and front stretching down towards the street and river

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning houses, made all the more beautiful by the green lawn and view of Bath in front. This Georgian crescent was apparently designed to represent a moon, and the nearby circus a sun, as the architect was fascinated by mystical symbology! And at the time they were built they were just used as lodgings for well-to-do folk wanting to try... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You may have seen photos of the Royal Crescent. It's impressive; however there's nothing like actually seeing this architectural treasure in person. I felt small when I stood looking at the curving sweep of 30 town houses, three stories high. John Wood the Younger designed the structure which was built between 1767 and 1774. Rich and prominent people have lived... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have a nice view from this hill! Great place to take pictures, i loved it, going there during sunset was a good choice. Good placeto have picnic as well!

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