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Home to the English Spa Resort: City of Bath. ©NHK/ UNESCO TV 1987
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Home to the English Spa Resort: City of Bath

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Summary/Historical Context

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Founded by the Romans as a thermal spa, Bath became an important centre of the wool industry in the Middle Ages. In the 18th century, under George III, it developed into an elegant town with neoclassical Palladian buildings, which blend harmoniously with the Roman baths.

Place/country: United Kingdom
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Credits: NHK, publisher. UNESCO WHC, producer ; UNESCO TV, producer.
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