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A Day in York - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

York is a beautiful fortified city with many architectural achievements dating back to the medieval era. It has a wealth of museums that have exhibits covering a number of fields like archaeology, art, and innovation. It also boasts to be a popular shopping destination, making it a perfect getaway for many. If you are in York for a day and wish to explore this beautiful quaint city, then take a look at this one day itinerary of York and be ready to make the most of your limited time.

How to spend 1 day in York?

Morning walk along the City Walls

Start off your 24 hours in York with a leisurely stroll along the York City Walls. The fortification originally dates back to Roman times but what we see today is a result of the restoration carried in between 12th and 14th century. Walking along the ramparts, you will be treated to pleasant views of the city. As you walk the City Walls, you must stop at the York Minster which is the most famous attraction in York. It is also known as The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York and displays gothic style of architecture. Located near the York Minster, you may then make a quick stop at St Wilfrid’s Church. This is a Roman Catholic church, established in 1864, and is built in the gothic revival style of architecture.

Spend afternoon walking the galleries of museums

Have a quick lunch and then head towards the Yorkshire Museum which is situated close to St Wilfrid’s Church. This museum has five galleries that have an extensive collection covering biology, archaeology, astronomy, and geology. Then make your way towards the National Railway Museum which is the best place to know about Britain’s rail history. It has a collection of about 280 rail vehicles, out of which you can see 100 on roll.

Shop till you drop in the evening

As the sun starts inclining to the west, move towards the Clifford’s Tower. Along with panoramic vistas of the city, you will be able to enjoy the sunset views while sipping on a hot cup of coffee from the top of the tower. You may then set out to shop at some of the best places in the city. York is popular as a shopping destination and it lives true to its popularity. Visit the Petergate and Stonegate boulevards if you want to buy some branded apparel. You may head towards The Quarter which has many boutiques and local stores. End your one day in York on a high note by visiting a fine restaurant for a scrumptious dinner.

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