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Things to do in York

By Zoe Smith, United Kingdom, January 2013

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With its labyrinth of rambling cobblestone streets, ancient stone-brick houses and a city center encircled by defense walls dating back to the 13th century; few places in England so perfectly embody the word ‘quaint’, as the northern city of York.

With a sizable chunk of its center pedestrianized, York is a city best explored on foot, where you can soak up the centuries old ambiance of the historic streets, traditional pubs and renowned northern hospitality. First stop has to be the York Minster Cathedral, an awe-inspiring feat of Gothic architecture that presides over the city skyline.

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