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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 York Minster is the most prominent attraction of the town,being the towns Icon.

A pleasant location,it offers quite many activities besides visiting. I highly recommend the place as it can offer lots of things what makes the city even better. If you want to see a typical british town, head over York, especially if you want to learn about the nations background.It is vast and dynamic.


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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 »


Recent reviews for York

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 - 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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