Windsor Castle

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Windsor, England

Windsor Castle Reviews

Ronzo_1984 Ronzo_19…
3 reviews
Don't visit here May 30, 2013
Avoid this place at all costs.

I went in for free because i was with a school and still got really annoyed that my time has been wasted, let alone if i have paid the odd 30 pounds.

This includes the pleasure to visit a small outside part around 5% of the castle if even that.

As the rest is a private residency, your paying for nothing.

You really feel like your in someones back yard.

There is no information, background knowledge, views or anything, and you are treated coldly by the staff, as if you shouldn't even be here, and you should be grateful to even come in.

Plan to visit a another castle which you can actually go inside, see all of it, and are given historic knowledge with a warmer welcome.
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edanfolle edanfolle
6 reviews
A castle without Queen Mar 18, 2011
I came there in the middle of the week after the school holiday was over. I supposed it wasn't busy. Surprisingly, I need to take a queue to buy a ticket even though it didn't take too much time. This ticket, which you buy directly from the locket, can be into a free one year ticket. It's worthed for local people. At the end of your visit, you just need to put your name and signature. Don't try to cheat or they will take your ticket! Before i enter, there is a security check. Make it sure you don't bring any dangerous item, included small folded knife. Apparently, it's illegal to bring that kind of knife in England. There is also a guard change show, but i find it isn't too 'glamour' like the one in Buckingham. As usual, like any other british royal castle, you can see the royal apartment, the royal collection, the chapel, moreover you can see the kitchen, but you need to pay again for this part. Make it sure before you visit the castle, see some dates, it can be closed for royal's purpose.
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mocba mocba
3 reviews
Jan 22, 2008
The castle is excellent £14.20 adult admission but the form if you get it filled in and signed lets you return free in the next year. OK if you are local! The castle rebuilt after the 1992 fire is awesome. I never knew we still had the craftsmen who could do such work. Good selection of rooms and ticket also includes St Georges Chapel where Charles and Camilla had the blessing and Prince Edward married. Kings are commemorated there. Go it is an amazing place to visit and the staff are very friendly...
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snakepit snakepit
7 reviews
A Beautiful Part of Great British History Aug 21, 2008
Windsor Castle can be seen for miles around. The town is built around it, and still retains much charm, with cobbled streets and sloping hills. There are many unique shops around, and, as the castle is still in use by the Royal Family, you can even go inside at certain times and see the opulant interior. It's a beautiful structure, and well worth seeing if you find yourself in south england! :)
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dkmabecker4 dkmabeck…
1 reviews
Jul 17, 2007
Even though we visited on a really Foggy day this castle was beautiful. The grounds are gorgeous and clean and parking was easy and fairly close. The interiors of the castle were amazing. The only drawback was that you couldn't take pictures of the inside. I would love to go back and visit the castle on a clear day.
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X_Drive X_Drive
836 reviews
The largest inhabitated castle in the world. May 28, 2005
Again, this was part of our overall tour, so I do not really know the price of the tour itself.  But if you like Castles or Palaces, this has to be near the top of sights to see.  And the only reason I did not give five stars is that you are not allowed pictures inside the castle.

It takes several hours to properly see this castle and the grounds.  There are several inside tours of various areas, and if possible take all of them.

The shops in the castle are where you want to buy things about the castle.  There is a fairly large shopping center, rail station, at the entrance and they carry more of just about everything else, including food, snacks, etc.
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montecarlostar says:
Congrats on the feature Roger!! Good job! :D
Posted on: Jul 05, 2009
terry7878 says:
Congrats on the featured, great place to visit
Posted on: Jul 05, 2009
world-traveller123 says:
I like seeing this place when i was there.
Posted on: Jul 05, 2009
Koralifix Koralifix
104 reviews
Welcome to Windsor Mar 22, 2004
Windsor Castle, which is located just half an hour away from London, was built in the 11th century when William the Conqueror run the country and is the official summer residence of the Queen and her family nowadays.

Windsor Castle isn't just one of the royal family's private homes because this residence allows every curious citizen and tourist a view behind the scenes.

Regularly expansions during many centuries and under the authority of different monarchs, who also influenced the castle's development, have made this building to a huge, beautiful and gladly presented status symbol.

If you're nearby just come around and, if you're lucky, the Queen will invite you to a cup of Earl Grey Tea.

Strolling around the extensive castle grounds, enjoying the special atmosphere in the royal chambers, looking at the marvellous paintings all around the place and watching the changing of the guards are just a few activities of a wide range.

Visiting Windsor Castle is worthwhile if you're interested in ancient and pretty architecture, experiencing a bit of majestic lifestyle or simply a unique excursion to a very imposing spot.
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sylviandavid says:
Great Review..... 11th century was the start of the castle... I didn't know that... Thanks, Kora.
Posted on: Jul 03, 2009
Flyinhigh says:
Were you lucky enough to have tea with the Queen?
Posted on: Jul 01, 2009

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