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Royal Crescent

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Address: Bath BA1 1EE, England
Phone Number: 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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I've graduated from history of art. I've travelled whole Europe. I had never before seen something so monumentally majestatic, and at the same time perfectly simple and clean as... read more

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've graduated from history of art. I've travelled whole Europe. I had never before seen something so monumentally majestatic, and at the same time perfectly simple and clean as this building. I was standing in the rain just trying to comprehend the greatness of this building. It is a splendid example of architecture, just go there and check for yourself.

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Colorado Springs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lots of it was being restored and covered with scaffold, but a nice stroll from the center of town with lovely grounds and interesting architecture. An example of Georgian architecture, it was an area where the wealthy would live while escaping London's summer heat.

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Eureka, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The design is very orderly and beautiful and the design of the green park with it is beautiful. The uniformity of the sandstone block construction and Palladian designs throughout the city are very beautiful, but all being the same might feel boring for those living there....a gorgeous but'garrison' feeling!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We walked past the Circus before arriving at the Crescent, the architecture of the Circus buildings was far superior to the Crescent so I was a little disappointed.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the top five sights in Bath, not to be missed. It is next to One Royal Crescent, a lovely museum. Buy a combined ticket with the Fashion Museum to save $$.

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Radstock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unfortunately The Road was closed to traffic for maintenance work though open for pedestrians - this spoils photographic opportunities I was unlucky but will return

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Kapolei, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting structure. Pretty classy place to look at. Location across a park that you can hang out at.

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was really looking forward to this attraction, deeply disappointed when I got there. The road was being dug up and most of the properties had scaffolding. I suppose things like that can't be helped, would look beautiful without the above. You can go into number 1 and see a Georgian house. Bit expensive @ £10.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

But full of scafolding...sadly. 10mn away from the baths. Near Charlotte's street parking. A great circus. Beautiful buildings...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I am sure this is beautiful in July when the sun is out , but it appears that the best way to make money in bath at three moment is to be a scaffolder !!

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