Bask in the Roman Baths

When you are in Bath, bathe as the Romans do.

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The Roman Baths complex is a historical site preserved in the city of Bath.

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The bath complex was built in 75 AD when the Romans conquered Britain.

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Algal bloom has painted the Great Bath green.

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The Great Bath was fed by water from surrounding hot spring, thought to be divine and sacred by the Romans.

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The hot water in the spring rises at a rate of 1,170,000 liters each day at 46 degrees Celcius.

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Bathing was part and parcel of Roman life and culture. It was a communal and recreational activity where the people would gather to socialize and relax at the bath complex.

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The Roman Baths, with a view of Bath Abbey next door.

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When you are here, imagine a pool of people mingling with loud chatter in the air and splashes of water here and there- that was the ancient Roman way of bathing.

 

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