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“Charming and historic”
Review of Shambles

Shambles
Ranked #3 of 216 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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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 2 April 2018

Absolutely loved looking around. Could have spend hours and hours wandering around. An absolute must if visiting York.

Thank AWN2013
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love visiting the Shambles they are so cute and enchanted! It feels like you are taking a walk through history. Would highly recommend!!

Thank NatalieGee89
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Very nice historic place to visit with plenty of places to eat and niche shops to browse.
It’s very compact and easy to get around with informative sign posts on every corner

Thank Garry A
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We didn,t spend much time here but there are so many different shops, Harry Potter based shops, jewelery shops and chocolate shops.

Thank Frederik S
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It's a street and other than being small has nothing much left of history, you will find this street rammed full of people taking photos which leaves little room for movement or chance to appreciate the history unless you visit late at night

Thank siw81
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