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England, What to See Beyond London: York

The year 2012 for England, and particularly London, is a year full of events and initiatives. The celebrations for the Queen’s Jubilee and the 2012 Olympics, for example, for many are perfect occasions to organize a trip to the capital of England. But London is not the only English center worth visiting. After being in the capital, in fact, you might enjoy a few more days for a trip to other cities in Great Britain features, such as York.

This is one of the most beautiful cities in the north of England, whose main attraction is undoubtedly the York Minster, the largest medieval church in northern Europe. Inside, it is filled with works of art, which among 120 are mosaic windows, and from which you can also access a tower from which to admire a magnificent panorama of the city. Here, you find detailed information on the visit to the cathedral, on guided tours, times and ticket prices for access

Besides the cathedral, the city of York offers visitors some museums where you can discover the history of the city, among them the Yorkshire Museum, York Castle Museum, York Dungeons, the National Railways Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre, as well as various tour cycling, appiedi, bus or boat. All city and tourist information are on the site of VisitYork.org , where you can also see a calendar of events in the city, a list of hotels on where to stay, with places to entertain and shopping options.

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