York is a historic walled city in North Yorkshire, England. At the confluence of the Rivers Ouse and Foss, it is the historic county town of the historic county of Yorkshire. York Minster and a variety of cultural and sporting activities make it a popular tourist destination. — The city was founded …
Roman wall and the west corner tower of Eboracum. The top half is medieval.
The southern entrance to York, Micklegate Bar. The lower section was built in the 12th century, the top storeys in the 14th. The gates connected to the York city walls, some sections of which were built in the 12th to 15th centuries, others in Roman times.
A portion of the ruins of St Mary's Abbey, York, founded in 1155, extensively damaged by fire in 1157, rebuilt by 1294 and destroyed during the Dissolution in the 16th century