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Discovering York, United Kingdom

 
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added on 23rd of May, 2009

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 inspired. Renowned for its exquisite architecture, tangle of quaint cobbled streets and the iconic York Minster, York is fast developing a flourishing, cutting-edge scene. Delve into the city's vibrant café culture, take time out to enjoy some of the country's most talented street entertainers or simply watch the world go by while sipping a drink by the river.

A city of contrasts and exciting discoveries, York is a place where the old encompasses the new and the commonplace meets with the unexpected. Broaden your mind with a visit to world class museums or a variety of festivals held throughout the year catering for all ages and interests.

 

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Barley Hall was once the house of a very rich man in York. It dates way back to 1483. It was dug by the York Trust in the 1980s, much to the amazement of the archeologists. The house has been fully and naturally preserved. Work commenced right away on the restoration of the home, and now Barley Hall provides a close look at the lifestyle of the owner of the house during his lifetime. It is like traveling back to the past when you step right inside the restored home, which is complete with period wardrobe and memorabilia from the 15th century.Stonegate Do not be misled by its name. Stonegate is actually a collection of historical tea rooms and... Read more »

 
 
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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 »

 
 

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