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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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York is a historical city situated in the Yorkshire, England. The history of the city is expanded over 2000 years.  York was founded by Eboracum in 71 AD and it was made capital of the Britannia Inferior. The Roman Empire was governed from York. The city of York consists of Unitary Authority Area. Archeological evidences indicate that the city has been inhabited in the 6000-7000 BC. In the Roman times, York was occupied by the tribes known as Brigantes.  The Ninth Legion conquered the Brigantes and constructed a fortified wall and fortress in the city. The fortress covered 60 acres of land and it provided the accommodations to more than... 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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