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Royal Crescent

Bath BA1 1EE, England
+44 1225 477101
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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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Bath BA1 1EE, England
+44 1225 477101
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Reviewed yesterday

my husband and I were blown away by the sheer size of the crescent. looks much bigger in real life. makes you think how they built on this scale in the eighteenth century without the machines and know how we have now, yet the houses...More

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed yesterday

All the buildings in town use the same stone on the building. However this one is differentiated as it is very big and shaped in a big arc.

Thank Jotum
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Located about a kilometer from the train station, the Royal Crescent sits at the top of a hill. From the park in front of the long quarter circle of identical houses, you can see what the wealthy inhabitants would see-stunning landscapes with densely wooded hillsides...More

Thank seed37
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impressive building this is a must visit whilst in Bath. The Victoria Park is also very beautiful for a picnic

Thank RClegg
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

what a spectacular views you have of these beautiful houses. very picturesque and luckily we went there when the day shone brightly.

Thank Patsy W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful architecture, but so is the rest of UK. The crescent is actually houses that were built into crescent shape. Aside from this there was nothing special.

Thank Leo B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I knew what this was going to look like, but it still took my breath away. I'm envious of the view those on the top floor wake up to each day. Don't write it off. Have a look.

Thank jrdek
Reviewed 3 days ago

Royal Crescent in Bath Somerset was built between 1767 and 1775. It is Georgian architecture and considered one of the greatest examples of Georgian architecture in the UK. Today it is the Royal Crescent Hotel and many a famous person has stayed or lived in...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were surprised how wonderful this place was to visit. A trip to No. 1 Royal Crescent museum is well worth it too.

Thank JoAllen1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Got off the Hop On Off Bus to visit the Crescent, and decided to take a look into the past at No.1. Well worth it to get an insight into how they lived in Bath Society at its height.

Thank Billiedoux
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