York is a historic city in England dating back from Roman times. Therefore the city contains some historic structures of enormous interest and they attract visitors from the world over. We’ve put together some of York’s main visitor attractions and provided you with some interesting facts about them.
York Minster Cathedral
York Minster is the largest gothic cathedral in the world. Learn more.
Clifford’s Tower is what remains of York’s two medieval castles. Learn more.
The Shambles is one of York’s medieval streets and once sold fresh meat upon its window ledges. Learn more.
The Multangular Tower is part of the original Roman wall that fortified the fortress built here.Learn more.
Bootham Bar is the most northern gateway to the city of York. Learn more.
Monk Bar is the most eastern gateway to the city of York. Learn more.
Walmgate Bar is the most complete gateway in England as the barbican still remains today. Learn more.
Micklegate Bar is the most southern gateway making it the Royal Gateway to the city of York. Learn more.
Fishergate Postern Tower
Fishergate Postern Tower is one of the remaining towers on the York City Walls. Learn More.
The Red Tower
The Red Tower is the only red brick structure on the York City Walls. Learn More.
Fishergate Bar is a smaller gateway without a roomed structure. Learn more.
Dick Turpin’s Grave
Dick Turpin’s grave can be found at St George’s Church in York. Learn more.