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“Lovely shops”
Review of The Shambles

The Shambles
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US$68.08*
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Private Ghost Tour of York
Ranked #3 of 208 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 31 August 2014

We loved the shambles. The shops were great. It does get very overcrowded because it is so narrow but it is an experience you can't get anywhere else.

Thank Ali492013
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Cool little street with some great shops and history.
Only thing I can recommend is watch your head on the way out the door, got a nice bruise smashing it on the door-frame.

Thank Malchieb
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Architecture like you have not seen before. Used to be a street of butchers hence the type of buildings built. Worth visiting when walking through the city centre.

Thank Angela C
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

Obviously the Shambles are one of the main things to see in York, but what people don't do is visit at might to get a nice photo without the crowds spoiling the view

Thank DrKOJ
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Reviewed 30 August 2014

We loved this street because of the beautiful buildings. Some fab shops, too, but also a fair number of standard 'touristy tat' shops. There is a great little sandwich shop halfway down if you're hungry, and this is the street where the York Ghost Hunt tour starts (a must if you want a walk and a giggle of an evening!)

Thank 40andproud
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