York Is ‘The City With The Greatest History In Europe’ Says TV’s Dan Snow


From YorkMix.

He has travelled the world to document history, often for his popular TV programmes.

But one place stands above all others, in the view of historian Dan Snow.

“I am coming to York – the city with the greatest history in Europe,” Dan said today.

He’s been in the city recently, he told Victoria Charles on YorkMix Radio.

“It’s an amazing city to walk through during lockdown. Just walking those streets when they’re completely empty – I’d never seen them like that before. It’s kind of magical.”

Dan said York is fortunate to have held on to so much of its history.

“There’s something about the shape of York – its Roman foundations, Viking York, and then medieval York which is obviously so visible today with a little streets.”


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