The city’s famed gothic Minster (cathedral) towering over this very walkable city. Medieval York is the most popular urban space in Yorkshire and was for many years England’s second city. Photo by MichaelMaggs.
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The Hospitium was built in the 14th century, probably as temporary accommodation for visitors to St Mary’s Abbey. It’s now appropriately a hospitality centre again, after renovation, offering weddings and wedding receptions. Photo by Kaly99.
York Tower, aka Clifford’s Tower, the 13thC keep and curtain walls of York’s first castle. Photo by Robert Kilpin.
The River Ouse, Lendal Tower, Lendal Bridge and a couple of tourist cruise boats. Photo by Jhsteel.
A River Ouse booze cruise is one popular tourist excursion (trivia: Ouse is derived from Celtic word for water, usa). The city’s original site was chosen for its location at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss.