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Recent reviews for York

York, United Kingdom - Feb 4, 2015, by adam
York, which is a halfway point between London and Edinburgh, is one of Englands most famous historical town. It is a beautiful place with appealing architecture and rich heritage which makes the destination an ideal tourist attraction. The... Read more »

York is a wonderful place - Aug 29, 2009, by bicska
York is a beatuful, lovely place in the middle of Yorkshire. Most people are going there only to see the famous Yorkminster Abbey, which is really fantastic and you must see if you'll visit York, but that city could give much more... Read more »

Discovering York, gallery by bicskaDiscovering York - May 23, 2009, by bicska
The UK's favourite city, where a weekend is never enough, when I was there a few times, I think is the most beautiful city in North Yorkshire. If you are looking for a cultural getaway or romantic weekend break then visit York and be... Read more » 

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York History

The history of York during the 5th and 6th centuries is a little obscure but what is known is that by the early to mid 7th century the town may have begun to grow again under Saxon rule.  In 627 A.D. York became a Bishop’s seat and a cathedral was built.  It is also possible that a palace was built there for the local king. By the middle of the 9th century, York had completely revived because its position on the river made it an ideal location for trade.  Even though it was probably smaller than it had been under Roman rule, the town was thriving.  It is said that the Saxons named the town Eofer’s Wic which meant “Eofer’s trading... Read more »

 
 
 

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