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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

In 71 A.D., the Romans invaded northern England.  This part of England, which now houses York, UK, was much uncivilized before that time.  After they conquered northern England, the Romans built a fort near the Ouse and Floss rivers.  They named the fort Eboracum, which came from a Celtic phrase meaning “the place with yew trees.”  Over the next one hundred years, a thriving little village sprang up near the fort.  By the early 200’s A.D., the village had turned into a walled town.  Large houses with mosaic floors graced the area and buildings, such as baths, were open to the public.  This grandeur only lasted until the Roman... Read more »


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