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Member Reviews (35)
- Roman BathsMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesHistory Buffs+ 1Aug 15, 2013
The Roman Baths are a must-see when visiting Bath. They are the reason for the city's existence after all. It is amazing to think that they have been operating as a bath since the time of the ancient Romans and they continue to spring forth with hot water.
- Roman BathsMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFamily Travelers+ 2Jul 29, 2013
One of the main attractions at Bath and it really is quite something! Be prepared to spend a few hours here! Just be sure not to get too close to the edge, otherwise be sure to hold onto your belongings because if you knock something in, they're gone for and you look quite silly (like what I once saw someone do, hehe).
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- Roman BathsMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodies+ 2Dec 31, 2013
Bath is the perfect example of how ancient Rome was a little bit like McDonalds. (Stay with me, people.) As the Romans spread out and conquered their new empire region by region, they did a very smart thing by incorporating bits of the locals' religion and culture into their overlording (kinda like how McDonalds creates a lobster roll burger in Maine or a teriyaki burger in Japan). In Bath, the Romans created Aquae Sulis, the Roman/Celtic goddess of the baths. Anglo-Saxon tribes came to take the waters and ended up absorbing their new culture.
Modern Bath combines two of the most fascinating, but most juxtaposed, times in history: ancient Rome and Victorian Britain. (I can't imagine the Victorians partook in many of the ancient Roman visitors' improper public shenanigans). The Roman Baths are shockingly well-preserved and one of the best spots in Britain to learn about Roman culture and history.
- Roman BathsOct 25, 2012
The name suggests two things: first, that you're going to be visiting a Roman Bath. This is a correct suggestion, as you will in fact see a very old, very Roman, Bath. Second, it's the town's namesake. Which suggests, quite accurately, that this is the reason, above all else, why people visit Bath. Is it worth it? Yes - so long as it's not the end all be all of the trip. Stonehenge is relatively close, so a trip from London to Stonehenge, night in Bath, and return to London makes a lot of sense.
- Roman BathsMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesLuxury TravelersJul 05, 2012
This place is amazing, full of history and definitely worth seeing, but I would advise you only allocate a couple of hours max for your visit. There isn't tons to see in the surrounding area, and since you have to take a train to get there from London, it's good to know when buying train tickets.
- Roman BathsMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 7Jul 05, 2012
Bath's top attraction, this place was recently renovated and they've done a great job in upping the amount of historic info here. Entry includes a free audio guide. It would have been amazing to live here in Roman times, back when Bath was known as Aquae Sulis.