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Top 8 tourist destination in Bath

Bath is a famous city in Somerset, South West England and is known for the ancient roman baths and their curative properties. The city in the valley of the River Avon became a world heritage site in 1987. This city has a large number of museums with rich historical heritage and also many attractions worth watching.

Bath

Bath

Roman baths

This is a well preserved Roman building used for public bathing. Tourists are allowed inside the building but not allowed to get into the water. Audio guides are available in various languages. There are four main attractions, the Sacred spring, Roman temple, the Roman Bath House and the Museum.

Roman baths

Roman baths

Royal Crescent

This row of 30 terraced houses is a striking and marvelous example of Georgian architecture and this was designed by John Wood the Younger. Now this has been converted into a housing facility with a hotel adjoined to it.

Royal Crescent

Royal Crescent

Thermae Bath Spa

Designed by Grimshaw architects this building is a fuse between the historic art of the roman arts and the contemporary concepts of modern architecture. It has two natural thermal baths, an open- air rooftop pool, an indoor pool and a large steam room with 20 spa treatments.

Thermae Bath Spa

Thermae Bath Spa

Victoria Art Gallery

This is a public museum in Bath and is a fantastic treasure trove of Georgian arts and cultures. This gallery was created to celebrate the queen’s 60 years on the throne. It has a statue of Queen Victoria, 1500 decorative structures and a plethora of British oil paintings.

Victoria Art Gallery

Victoria Art Gallery

Theatre Royal

This is a 200 year old theater and is the most important theater outside London and this thester has a maximum capacity of 900 people. The theater building has two other smaller more recent studios.

Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal

The Circus

This is a fascinating example of Georgian architecture and it’s name is derived from the Latin name ’Circus’ which means a circle or round. This a Grade 1 listed building in Great Britain.

The Circus

The Circus

Royal Victoria park

This was opened by Princess Victoria in 1830 and there is an obelisk that carries her name. The park is now maintained by the Bath Corporation and some attractions include a skateboard ramp, a golf course, a boating pond, open air concerts, children’s playground and a 9 acre botanical garden.

Royal Victoria park

Royal Victoria park

Aqua theatre of Glass

This is a famous arts center and museum in Bath, which portrays the exquisite skills of glass bowlers and stained glass artists through demonstrations of their pieces and also contains lots of historic stained glass exhibits. One of the most famous pieces is a William Burges stained glass window priced at atleast 15 thousand British pounds.

Aqua theater of Glass

Aqua theater of Glass

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