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Best Free Tours in York

Famously known for being one of the few remaining walled cities in the world, York is undoubtedly a top destination for any traveler. If you are looking to visit a medieval city with 15th century architecture that is perfectly suited for a king, then this is the perfect destination for you. Sign up for Free Walking Tours in York and explore the area’s top attractions and sights with an expert guide. One popular option is the Essential York City Tour. It is perfect for discovering all the important monuments in an entertaining way and in just a few hours. On the other hand, if you want to delve into the darker and more magical side of England, you can’t miss the Free York Ghost Tour in York. You will discover why there are so many stories of poltergeists and crimes while you walk the spooky streets by night.

Highlights of a Free Tour in York

York has been the scene of many momentous events in English and world history. Free Tours in York will take you through some of the many places where history was made. You will learn about the legacy of the Roman Emperor Constantine the Great at the Multangular Tower. At the Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar you will also discover that York played a crucial role during the epic War of the Roses, which lasted 30 years and inspired ‘Game of Thrones’. One of York’s most fascinating sights is its popular 13th-century Gothic-style Cathedral, decorated with medieval stained-glass windows and two bell towers. As you chat with your local guide, you’ll learn about this architectural marvel that attracts millions of visitors each year; a top attraction in York and throughout all England. Plus, on a night tour you can visit York’s most terrifying, cursed and haunted places.

Things to Do in York

York is a lovely city to explore, and has plenty of attractions to keep tourists busy. Spend the morning, sign up for a York Free Walking Tour of the historic center, and keep an eye out for the strange street names you’ll come across! The most famous is “Whip-ma-whop-ma Gate”: the shortest street in York with the longest name! It’s a great stop for a quick photo. To explore the darker side of York, head to the York Dungeons. Here you can see and hear (and smell!) York’s history as its past comes to life. If a cruise on York’s River Ouse is what you’re in the mood for, there are many options available for different price points. In particular, a romantic evening cruise is highly recommended for couples. You can sip a glass of wine and listen to music while gazing at the lights of the city.

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