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“A York Must See”
Review of Shambles

Shambles
Ranked #3 of 167 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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 July 23, 2013

Like the Royal Mile in Edinburgh & Buckingham Palace in London, The Shambles are a must see when visiting York. Really not much to them but of all the streets you can go down this one definately has a unique charm & atmosphere

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Get a feel of olde englande when you walk down this narrow cobblestone street. It is next to all the modern shops but somehow York still feels quaint and pretty . It seems to be full of life and vibrancy. Only had one night here but could have spent a long weekend exploring easily.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Interesting little shops but OAP's should beware of busted ankles from falling over uneven cobble stones.

Thank Claude G
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

shopping heaven if you love little shops and even smaller streets.
don't forget to look up every now and then as you will miss some wonderful old buildings

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

I was really looking forward to visiting here, but wow it took all of 10 minutes to walk down the Shambles. It was a olde street with very interesting buildings, but very little else. The shops were poor. Yet other areas of York centre certainly made up for this.

Thank Teresa J
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