On a visit to York you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for York. These places are what York is all about. These must see places in York will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Deangate, York YO1 7HH, United Kingdom
07:00 am - 06:30 pm
The city of York has had a long, eventful association with Christianity that was established as early as the 4th Century.
The York Minster was first built in 600 AD but as power changed hands in York, the cathedral went through the unfortunate incidents of fire, destruction time and time again. It wasn’t until 1472 that the Minster was remode...
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Micklegate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 6JX, United Kingdom
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Who needs pavements when you can walk the city walls?
Present day York had been, since time immemorial, a walled area to protect it against invaders. In the beginning, there were the Romans – the original walls were built around 71 AD. Since then, every occupant of this beautiful city has either torn down the labour of his predecessor or upgr...
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Eye of York, York YO1 9RY, United Kingdom
09:30 am - 05:00 pm
York Castle Museum isn’t just going to show you the past - it’s going to let you be a part of it. The museum stands on the site of York Castle, built in 1068 by William the Conqueror. The present edifice used to be a Debtor’s Prison and the museum has used this disturbing detail to its advantage.
York Castle Museum covers major se...
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Coppergate Centre, York YO1 9WT, England
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
JVC museum recreates the Viking age for its visitors. York Archaeological Trust conducted several excavations in Central York and found objects and remains over thousand years old. The dig had lasted 5 long years and managed to unearth around 40,000 well preserved remains of wooden structures from the Viking City of Jorvik. These included animal pe...
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12 Clifford St, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9RD, United Kingdom
10:30 am - 04:30 pm
Move over snooty English museums, it’s time for some gruesome tales from the past!
England has had more than its fair share of gore and horror in the pages of its history.The York Dungeon recreates the dungeons of yore with full theatre cast, special effects and exhibitions that engage and entice all your senses. The Dungeon had been severely...
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Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ, England
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is about as close as you will ever come to your childhood fantasy of being a train driver. Whether you have just a passing interest in trains or you happen to be a devoted train spotter, you are guaranteed to have a splendid time at the NRM.
The NRM is a living ode to the growth and development of the British Railways. The museum offers access...
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York, North Yorkshire YO1 7LZ, United Kingdom
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is where you shopaholics will find your Paradise in York. Located in the city centre of York, Shambles is one of the oldest streets in Europe. It's eerie past dates back to the medieval period when it served as a huge meat market.
Deprived of modern day hygienic facilities, the butchers on the street had no option but to throw the blood and gu...
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Kings Square, York YO1 7LD, United Kingdom
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
York is home to the world famous Kit Kar bar. Take a guided tour and enjoy the gourmet creations of York’s most celebrated chocolatiers.
At York’s Chocolate Story you get to hear about the origins of chocolate, watch the chocolatiers demonstrate their art, try your hand at making chocolate and shop your heart out.
The commendable tour g...
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Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Looking to spend some tranquil moments at the city centre? Park yourself at the Museum Gardens. Spread over an area of 10 acres, this is a luxuriant botanical garden at the banks of the River Ouse.
The garden holds a vast variety of plants, trees and animal life. Look around and find over 4,500 species of lush flora. The Gardens host a lot of socia...