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“Step back in time.”
Review of The Shambles

The Shambles
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Ranked #3 of 207 things to do in York
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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.
Reviewed April 5, 2013

York is steeped in history, and the museums and attractions capture that.
This however being a working street, makes you feel like you've stepped back in time. The most quaint and stunning street.

Don't miss this.

Thank Steven B
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

Im a chocolate addict & this was right up my street! so many chocolat shops all made on the premises I was waiting for Willy Wonka to pop out from the back of the shop, lovely little shops each one different & don't forget to look up at the architect, stunning!

1  Thank hazelmayclark
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Reviewed April 5, 2013

Nostalgia is great, but it doesn't change from one visit to the next, but then where would the nostalgia go?

Thank ALLYSONH487
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

go early in morning to avoid tourist crowds who keep stopping to take photos. lots little shops , some of them selling the same touristy stuff

Thank cazza1962
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Reviewed April 4, 2013

This is a must, what a treat to be able to walk down such historical streets and see the wonderful designs of old England... take time to take in the architecture as well as the treasures within

1  Thank toffeeyface
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