York is a great cathedral city in the north of England that boasts some of the best preserved historical buildings and structures in Europe. York's many sights of religious interest include the largest Gothic cathedral in northern Europe, a handful of medieval churches, abbey ruins, a historical Jewish site, a Catholic shrine, and a museum with ancient religious artifacts.
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Sacred Sites and Religious Attractions in York
- Clifford's Tower
Margaret Clitherow ShrineA tiny medieval house on the Shambles in York, the Shrine of Margaret Clitherow is dedicated to a Catholic housewife who died as a martyr in 1586.
York MinsterThe largest Gothic cathedral north of the Alps, York Minster has breathtaking proportions. Its largest stained glass window is the size of a tennis court!
St Mary's AbbeyThis picturesque ruined medieval abbey in the gardens of the Yorkshire Museum is the legendary home of Friar Tuck.