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“Lovely,”
Review of The Shambles

The Shambles
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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.
Stoke on trent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Lovely,”
Reviewed January 17, 2014

Lovely little place to visit, Would recommend a visit as its this place has so much character.
Boutique shops to visit

Visited December 2013
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Fresh Meadows, New York
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“walk through the past”
Reviewed January 16, 2014

A beautiful, interesting and exciting section of old York. Once butcher shops and the like down narrow dreamy streets----if only the shops had not almost all been turned into tourist traps. Ruination of something unique.

Visited April 2013
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Greenknight2613
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“History All Around”
Reviewed January 16, 2014

Interesting walk down an incredibly historic street that has been in use since Viking times! My wife and I spent some time marveling at the architecture and stopping in to explore all of the unique gift shops that line the street.

Visited December 2013
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York, United Kingdom
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“Atmospheric if you avoid the crowds.”
Reviewed January 15, 2014

This is a great little street to visit. It has plenty of interesting shops and eating places, but I think the best thing to do is just imagine what it must have been like to live and work here in the past.

Visited December 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Very Pretty”
Reviewed January 15, 2014

Great setting thanks to the Shambles being dotted with many lovely little shops and cafes. We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon stroll down the Shambles, and came back several times throughout our trip to eat, drink and be merry.

Visited January 2014
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