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Bath city written by Alessandra Bonardi. Bath’s location Bath is in Somerset, South West of England, 156 km west of London. Bath has a temperate climate.

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1 Bath city written by Alessandra Bonardi

2 Bath’s location Bath is in Somerset, South West of England, 156 km west of London. Bath has a temperate climate which is generally wetter and milder than the rest of the country. The annual main temperature is approximately 10 °C.

3 Roman epoch ROMAN BATHS The Romans built a temple in Bath around 50 AD. The temple was dedicated to Sul, a Celtic god and Minerva the Roman goddess of healing. They also built a public bath which was supplied by the hot springs.

4 Saxon epoch SAXON BATH After the Romans left the Saxons invaded Eastern England. They arrived in Bath, Cirencester and Gloucester. In the late 9th century Alfred the Great created a lot of fortified towns across his kingdoms called burghs. In 973 Edgar, the first king of all England was crowned in Bath.

5 The monuments of the city The city is famous for its monuments such as the Roman baths. One of the city's main attractions has long been its famous hot spa water, fed by the area's hot springs.

6 Durham Park Dyrham Park is a baroque mansion in an ancient deer park Dyrham became a showcase of Dutch decorative arts. The National Trust acquired it in 1961.

7 The Royal Crescent The Royal Crescent, one of Bath’s most iconic landmarks, was built between 1767 and Today, it gives home to the five-star luxury hotels The Royal Crescent, a museum of Georgian life.

8 Prior Park Landscape Garden Prior Park Landscape Garden is an 18th-century landscape garden. It is in the south of Bath. The garden was influential in defining the style of garden known as the "English garden" in continental Europe.

9 St Swithin's Church The first Saxon church was built after 971 AD and dedicated to the memory of the Bishop of Winchester from 852 to 862. The foundations of this Saxon church lie beneath the floor of the crypt. The Saxon church was badly damaged by storms in 1739.

10 Bath Abbey The Abbey Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Bath, commonly known as Bath Abbey, is an Anglican parish church and a Benedictine monastery in Bath. The church has two organs and a peal of ten bells. The west front includes sculptures of angels climbing to heaven on two stone ladders.

11 The circus The Circus is an example of Georgian architecture in the city of Bath.

12 Traditional food The traditional food in Bath is the Sally Lunn bun a sort of tea cakes that were served hot in Spring Gardens public places of the city. They can be eaten fresh or salt covering.

13 Curiosity of the city Bath City Football Club is an English football club. It participates to the Conference South, the sixth tier of English football. The name of the city of Bath is derived from the Latin, because the Romans built baths and the city became famous throughout the empire.

14 The quiz of Bath city 1) Where is Bath? A.In Somerset, South West England; B.In Bedfordshire, East England; C.In Durham, North East England; D.In Hampshire, South East England. 2) Why is the city called Bath? A.Because there were big bathrooms; B.Because originally the Romans built baths; C.Because there were thermal waters; D.Because the area was very large. 3) Who founded the city? A.The Saxons; B.The Etruscans; C.The Greeks; D.The Romans. 4) Who conquered Bath after the Romans? A.The Vikings; B.The Celts; C.The Armenians; D.The Venetians;

15 5) What are the most famous monuments in Bath? A.The Romans’ baths, the Big Ben, the Circus and the Calton Hill; B.The Circus, the Durham Park, Bath Abbey and the Royal Crescent; C.St Swithin's Church, the Dunnotar Castle, Elgin Cathedral and Merchant cross; D.The Royal Crescent, the romans’ baths, the Circus and Calton Hill. 6) What is the traditional food? A.The Sally LuAnn bun; B.The porridge; C.The Wiener Schnitzel; D.The Shepherd's Pie. 7) What is an important sport in the city? A.The golf; B.The rugby; C.The football; D.The volleyball.

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