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“Lovely to mooch” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Shambles

The Shambles
Shambles, City Centre, York YO1 7LZ, England
0871 266 3676
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Ranked #7 of 116 Attractions in York
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: Shambles (or The Shambles as it is often referred to) is a street in the city centre of York with a long and interesting past. Dating Back to Medieval times it was once the street of the Butcher Shops. Today the Shambles is Europe's most visited street, attracting tourist, shoppers and business clients.
bushey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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“Lovely to mooch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Lot's of interesting and individual shops alongside the mainstream. And then there's Betty's Tea Rooms!

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“A must see.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Very old buildings,down a narrow street.I expected Charles Dickens to walk round the corner any minute !!!
Some lovely shops to look at as well.

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“Historic! Where old means new!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

What a lovely area to shop. A real variety of shops selling all sorts! It's lovely to see all of the historic buildings and the vendors are all so friendly.

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“Like shopping”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Lovely individual shops including Whitby jet shop. Good market at the side of the Shambles. Plenty of coffee shops and the new chocolate museum looks interesting.no trip to York is complete without a walk down the Shambles.

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“Tourists on Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

Very interesting and picturesque street ,just loved the olde worlde style of it. Took many photos here

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