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bicska's pictureby bicska review
added on 29th of August, 2009
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 satisfaction. For example there is the a nice rivertrip on the Ouse, which is incredibly beautiful (and costs 7-8pounds) or the many nice original English bars and restaurants, I would recommand to try a few of them. York is a good place to go with childrens as well, thay got many playgrounds in every part of the city and also some wolkingtrips around the city (between 10-30 pounds per day).

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York History

Later in the 9th century, life in Eofer’s Wic took a large turn.  Northern England was invaded and conquered by Vikings in 866.  They made the town the capital city of their new kingdom and altered the name slightly to Jorvik.  Under Viking rule, York grew and progressed rapidly.  Danish York had been around for less than 200 years when England was conquered by the Normans and King William took control of York.  The history of the next 200 years is quite bloody.  In 1069, the citizens of northern England revolted against the Normans.  They massacred all of the soldiers stationed in York.  William regained control of the city and had... Read more »


Recent reviews for York

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 »

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 »


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