Cliffords Tower

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Recommended by 6 out of 6 hikers


  • Timber

    The preserved Clifford's Tower was the moated castle keep of York Castle. The Tower was the site of a massacre in 1190, when the small Jewish community of York sought protection from an angry mob on the day of the Passover. Many Jews took their own lives before the enemy invaded. The event is considered as the most notorious example of anti-Semitism in medieval England.

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    • August 12, 2019

  • Jan

    Beautiful castle complex

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    • August 24, 2018

  • troghalls

    Cliffords Tower is part of York Castle in the city of York, England. The castle is a fortified complex built over the last nine centuries. It comprises a sequence of castles, prisons, law courts and other buildings on the south side of the River Foss

    • June 12, 2018

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Location: York, England, United Kingdom


  • Elevation60 m

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