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Close-up Look at York Minster's Stained-Glass Revelations

Rick Steves | Posted 09.08.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

The York Minster is famous for its medieval stained glass. The best window, which fills the east end of the magnificent cathedral, is covered with a g...

York: A City of Many Dimensions

Rick Steves | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

York is arguably the best sightseeing town in England outside of London. I landed at noon at Heathrow, took the express train into London's Paddington Station, caught the tube to King's Cross, and hopped onto an express train.

The York Minster Chapter House's Parade of Faces

Rick Steves | Posted 09.04.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

While the artisans of the 13th century were anonymous, they had personality and were personalities. Here, under the breathtaking roof of York Minster'...

The York Minster Sits on Roman History

Rick Steves | Posted 09.04.2013 | Travel
Rick Steves

On the first day of my summer trip, with the help of local guide Tom Wright, I am getting right up-to-date on the latest in York -- and gaining an app...

PHOTOS: Psychedelic Lightshow Illuminates Aging English Castle

Posted 12.26.2011 | Travel

The Illuminating York Festival, an annual celebration during which elaborate or psychedelic patterns are projected on the city's iconic buildings, beg...