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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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A walled city sitting by the Ousse and Fork Rivers, York is a very old city. It is rich in history and culture of an age long gone in England. If not for the deposition of Richard III, York could have become the capital of England instead of London.The assembly hall and rooms The best place to start is in the heart of the city, and the assembly rooms sit right in the heart of York. Once the meeting place of the elite and the royalty, the Assembly Hall was the brainchild of Richard Boyle, third earl of Burlington. Its grandiose design includes 48 Corinthian columns. You can feel the elegance and the grandeur that was once only accessible to... 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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