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It's so much fun at walk on the ancient walls around much of the city - built between 12th and 14th centuries.
The Shambles is a narrow medieval street.
Tourists flock to The Shambles with its many shops.
The Abbey of St Mary, built in late 1200s, was destroyed in the 1500s after the dissolution of the monasteries under Henry VIII. Take the fabulous free guided walking tour offered by the Association of Voluntary Guides to the City of York. Walks start at 10:15 am at the Art Gallery in Exhibition Square. Additional walks in the summer months start at 14:15 and 19:00. No booking required.
was begun in about 1230 and completed in 1472.
Approximately 2 million individual pieces of glass make up the cathedral's 128 stained glass windows in York Minster.
50-Foot tall "Five Sisters" window had 200,000 pieces of glass - built around 1260.
More of York Minster
View of York Minster from city wall.
The Multangular Tower in the Museum Gardens - lower portion is original Roman Wall from 71 AD.
View from Clifford's Tower, part of the original York Castle built in 1200s.