York has to be the most fascinating city in the United Kingdom. It has something to do with there having been a city here for around two thousand years. Every corner brings another building that has been around for at least five
hundred years. Some like the Abbey of St. Mary’s are in ruins ( thanks to Henry VIII). Others are remarkably well preserved.
The city walls date from medieval times and are still largely complete.
The best preserved building is York Minister. It took around two hundred and fifty years to build and was dedicated in 1472. It is the sixth cathedral to stand on the site.
The streets around the Minister are narrow and distinctly medieval in character.
After dark something almost magical happens as the town takes on a whole new dimension.
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