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The Cliffords Tower and Castle Museum, York, United Kingdom

 
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stargazer's pictureby stargazer General travel tip
added on the 26th of July, 2009
York is a beautiful walled city on the river Ouse, with Viking roots and archeology to explore in the Viking Centre, Tudor buildings overhanging cobbled streets, the Cliffords Tower and Castle Museum with its famous Victorian Street and the magnificent York Minster at it's heart.

 
 
 
 
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