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Attractions in York

Aug 17, 2007
In the Roman times York city walls were built they have been rebuilt over time and been added to and have part from across centuries. Firstly built as a defences now focused on conservation. The wall is open every day from 8.00 until dusk.

A few of Yorks famous attractions are York Minster, the National Railway Museum, JORVIK and York Castle Museum.

York Minster is one of it greatest buildings. Filled with music, has human imagination on stone glass and other fabrics. York Minster is the largest gothic cathedral in northern Europe.

A must for visitors is the world famous JORVIK Viking Centre it is one of most visited attraction in the UK outside London.

York Castle Museum shows how people used to live by recreating shops streets and rooms. It is best known for Victoria Street Kirkgate. It show real shop fitting stock and light effects of Victorian Britain.
The museum was named after the former York Castle which stood on the site and was open in 1938.

The National Railway Museum takes you on a journey of discovery it brings back the magic of railways.
It is the worlds largest collection of railway icons.

Why not visit one of the award winning restaurants Blue Bicycle Rish or Meltons. The City also has a independent Brewery. York has a pub for every night of the year.

Newgate market is the heart and soul of the city and is between Parliament Street and the Shambles. It has 110 stalls in the market square within Europes largest pedestrianised area.

The farmers markets take place in Parliament Street which is in the city centre. The producers farmers or growers or within 40 miles of the city of York and sell their goods directly to public cutting out the middle man. The goods sold on York markets have been caught, brewed, pickled, baked, smoked, grown or processed by the stall holders. Market or held on the last Friday on the month.
The Mansion House is the home of the Lord Mayor of York during her or his term of office. It was restored in 1998 by York Civic Trust and brought back to a standard worthy of the city of York.

Leeds Bradford airport is only 45 minutes from York City and flight arrival from all destinations. There is a shuttle bus from the airport to London Heathrow airport and Manchester airport is only 2 hours away.
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Douglas Scott writes for Car Rentals The Car Hire Specialist. and also write for The Villa Rental Site
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