You know what… ? The best preserved medieval street in Europe is in York

Sloping facades in the houses of the medieval street The Shambles of York in England

Do you know that the York's Shambles Street, to the north of EnglandIs the best preserved medieval street in Europe?

This famous street is the best example of medieval atmosphere which still retains the small town of York, in the north of England, which makes it one of the most attractive places to visit on a trip through Britain.

The shambles It is the oldest medieval street in England and has earned the reputation of being the best preserved in Europe. Their houses, now with their strikingly sloping facades, are preserved practically as they were in the eleventh century, time of origin of this street.

The Shambles Street was historically occupied by numerous butchers and slaughterhouses. It is currently one of the most visited places in York, along with its impressive gothic cathedral, called York Minster.