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5 interesting facts about York

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2:15pm 19th May 2017

York is an incredible City, but there is so much more to it than meets the eye. Here's five interesting facts you may have not known about York.


York is said to be the most haunted city in the whole of Europe with an estimated 500 ghosts in the York City Centre...

Quick half a lager in Yorks most haunted Inn #goldenfleeceyork

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York is the UK's home of chocolate and it's said that 47 KitKat's are eaten every second...

It is completely legal to shoot a Scotsman within the York City Walls but only with a bow and arrow and especially not on Sundays...

The Shambles is thought to be the oldest street in Europe, and is arguably the best preserved medieval street in the world...

The Shambles #shamblesyork #york #Yorkshire #yorkmarket #igersyork #longexposure #nikon #picoftheday

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And if that's not enough, York has a pub for everyday of the year...


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