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May 31, 2018
“An interesting part of history.”
Dec 6, 2018
“Roman history still standing”
Located in the Museum Gardens, this is the most intact section of the Roman walls of Old York, which is dated around 300AD.
As featured in York - A Timeless City
Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
+44 1904 629745
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

Roman history still standing and well worth a visit. it is in the museum gardens. great bit of history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TheHonestExplorer
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

The Multangular Tower is located between St.Leonard’s Hospital and the Abbey of St.Mary ruins and is one of the “not to miss” sights in the beautiful Museum Gardens. It dates back to the Roman history of York and serves a a great example of Roman...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

As someone interested in history I couldn't resist go inf to look at a tower that dates back to Roman times. Definitely worth having a closer look.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

Yorkshire is a must visit for all history lovers. This place is covered as part of the guided tours.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank uday s
Reviewed March 20, 2016

When you think that something has been standing for 2,000 years, its kind of mind boggling to think of what this structure has witnessed. This place has real Roman caskets that we made 2,000 years ago and have stayed there for that long. Incredible. It...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Harrison B
Reviewed February 28, 2016

looks like just another part of the wall, but actually a roman fort reused when the mediaeval wall was constructed. it is in museum gardens

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank HatterWilko
Reviewed October 3, 2015

The Roman Multangular Tower can be found in the Museum Gardens and is one of a number of sites in the garden which makes them so special. There is a path through the fern garden which takes you inside the tower (however there is a...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank mikeedeedee
Reviewed July 1, 2015

Most of the Roman construction in York is buried well below ground indicating how the street - levels have risen in the several hundred years since Eboracum was established. The lowest strata are a small fragment of the impressive fort created by the Romans. That...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank JohnScarr70
Reviewed March 31, 2015

The Tower get's it name from it's 10 sided construction and is the only surviving tower out of eight that protected the city. Walk around the tower and you can see exposed parts of the wall and how well they were constructed, it's amazing that...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank johnhp702
Reviewed March 22, 2015

Others have been a little dismissive of this piece of history in the delightful museum gardens. The fact that this tower still stands is testament to the strength of the original foundations which formed part of the defences to the garrison of Roman Eboracum now...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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