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The Circus

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Address: | At the convergence of Brock, Bennett, and Gay Streets, Bath, England
Phone Number: 01225466020
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The Circus does not take long to see, and there are no buildings to visit, but it is a must see in Bath. Best done as part of a walk taking in the Royal Crescent. We stayed in a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Circus does not take long to see, and there are no buildings to visit, but it is a must see in Bath. Best done as part of a walk taking in the Royal Crescent. We stayed in a house just up the hill, so we were spoiled with regular visits!

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Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the first circular residential development in England and important because it inspired so many others. If you like historic architecture and have a historic imagination you will enjoy the visit. If you don't - well, then you're just walking along somone else's residential street.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hadn't realised just how rounded this Circus was. You need to see it to believe the wonderful achitecture. If you are in Bath then make sure you visit The Circus.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This needs to be walked around . Look at the frieze above the doors and see the images of Freemasonry items. Admire these classic examples of Doric, Ionic and Coriinthian columns. Enjoy the story of Bladud, prince become swineherd, the pigs whose bathing in the hot springs helped him to heal of his skin disease and regain his rightful place... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a round road crossing. All the buildings were round. It's not far from the city centre. Worth a visit if you have time.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told at the hotel it was worth visiting. A short walk in a beautiful cold sunny Friday. Majestic trees and a very peculiar arrangement of what initially look at identical properties. It was interesting to se how small details in the lower floors made each one slightly different. Y was going to run a series of pictures to... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit promised to my wife. I was very fortunate to be able to learn a great deal from a resident of the Crescent. Well worth visiting.

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Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stand on the stone in the middle of the green and clap your hands for the echo! The first 'circus' to be built in the U.K. and very beautiful.

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Cornwall
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is best to walk up from the centre of Bath (10 minutes) and view this well-esteemed architectural gem, a terrace of stately houses set in the round, as its name suggests, by John Wood and son in Georgian times. At the centre is a circular lawn with a huge maple tree which further enhanced the whole circus since its... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was on the way to Royal Crescent so came through The Circus. Beautiful setting, actually better looking than Royal Crescent.

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