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Preparing your trip to York: advices & hints - things to do and to obey

1. The most convenient way to call to other cities and countries is to use payphones, which can be found in every major street of the city. These phones are operated by plastic cards that can be purchased in any newsstand.
2. Guests of the city are recommended to purchase clothing and jewelry in specialized stores only. In this case you can be sure that the product you buy is not a fake.
3. The most expensive prices are set in the restaurants dedicated to the national cuisine. Therefore, budget travelers are recommended to visit numerous pubs and cafes, the selection of dishes in which is also very decent.
4. Many hotels are equipped with bathrooms that are different from the usual. They have separated taps for hot and cold water. This is done to save water. Mixer taps are usually installed in new and luxury hotels.
5. Power supply voltage is 240V, so before you start your journey make sure to check the compatibility of all the appliances that will be used in the hotel. In luxury hotels adapters and connectors are available upon request. Copyright
6. York is considered a very calm and quiet city. One can easily walk through the main streets of the city even late at night. In crowded areas travellers should not forget to be vigilant and monitor their personal belongings closely.
7. The locals are very friendly and are always willing to help. The only rule that should be followed when dealing with the local people is to be polite. A sincere smile and words of gratitude are more valuable than any awards here.
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8. The streets of the city are distinguished by exemplary cleanliness. Waste can be disposed in specially designated areas only. Any violation of public order is due to large fines.
9. Before you go to have some rest in one of the local parks, make sure to specify what area of the park is designed for this type of recreation. In some parks visitors are allowed to sit on the lawn, while others can charge a penalty for this violation.
10. Smokers should pay particular attention to signs as smoking in all public places is prohibited. However, there are specially designated areas for smokers close to all public institutions, trading and entertainment complexes, and restaurants.
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What to visit being in York - unique sights


From the series “The Last City-Fortresses Survived to This Day”
The craft stall, souvenir shops have placed in the old buildings. There you can buy wonderful memorable gifts. The most adorable palace has been saved in York. Nowadays there has placed the historical museum. Its collections are multi-faceted, there was collected thousands of artefacts, from the old household items and weapons to the crucial historical documents. York Minster, a large Gothic Cathedral, is the main outstanding landmark in the city. It was built in 13th-14th centuries. York is a real asset for lovers of walks in historical places. … Read further

Mumbo Jumbo

From the series “The Most Thrilling Roller Coasters in the World”
Mumbo Jumbo looks like a huge maze with complex interweaving of its parts. In some areas carts rotate 180 degrees and passengers go upside down; there are also twisted drops, vertical ascents and descents on the ride. Every day, the sophisticated metal construction of saturated orange color provides adrenaline rush to thousands of visitors of the park. … Read further

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