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Bath was founded by the Romans around
60 AD, when they began building around
the hot springs in the area. The Roman's
pulled out of England around 410, as
their Empire began crumbling. The main
Roman Baths can still be visited, they
are now situated below a large building
from the 1800s.
The Saxons took control of the city
around 577, by when, few of the large
Roman stone buildings were still
In the early 1500s, Bath Abbey was
built, along with a number of other
substancial stone buildings.
The late 1700s saw the city of Bath
transformed with the construction of many
large Georgian buildings, leading to it
being referred to as one of the top
architectural cities in the UK.
The city today attracts vast numbers
of visitors with a wide range of museums,
tours, accommodation, restaurants and the
novelist Jane Austen.
More history of Bath at: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bath,_Somerset