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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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In 1190, York served for the Jewish settlement. In the Tudor times, the city experienced a decline. In 1839, railway system was inaugurated in York, which led to the industrial development in the area. York got the status of county in 1889. The city of York is governed by a mayor and 47 councilors. ┬áThere are three major political parties like Liberal Democrats, Conservative Party and Labour Party. York as serve as a charming tourism spot. There are a number of attractions sights of internets in the city including York Art Gallery, Merchant Adventurers' Hall, Yorkshire Museum, Museum Gardens, National Railway Museum, St William's College and... Read more »


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 »


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