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“A fascinating area”
Review of Shambles

Shambles
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US$19,88*
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City Sightseeing York Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #3 of 210 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 3 weeks ago

A very interesting area with old buildings and narrow streets with a market and performers in the nearby square.

Thank kevski5
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"quaint shops"
in 352 reviews
"harry potter"
in 507 reviews
"diagon alley"
in 256 reviews
"individual shops"
in 162 reviews
"lovely street"
in 143 reviews
"historic street"
in 119 reviews
"narrow streets"
in 193 reviews
"step back in time"
in 302 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 402 reviews
"steeped in history"
in 124 reviews
"fudge"
in 232 reviews
"when visiting york"
in 136 reviews
"york minster"
in 119 reviews
"tourists"
in 505 reviews
"stroll"
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"pubs"
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"olde"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of shops - individual and some chains, Harry Potter a major theme since Diagon Alley was modelled on the Shambles. Sweet toothed visitors will find plenty to indulge in. The narrow streets can be very crowded at times, it was getting busier for the Easter weekend towards the end of our stay.

Thank feepeet
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Steeped in history and full of quirky little shops. The only downside is the vast amount of annoying kids going to any of the 3!!!! Harry potter shops.

Thank Princesspeach74
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little shopping area. 3 Harry Potter shops in 1 area and the most haunted pub in york at the top.

Thank B263MFkarenr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This street is amazing and if going to York make sure you add it to your itinerary. Quirky buildings and a fab little market. Try the fudge.

Thank PeteGaryga
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