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Windsor Castle

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Address: 23 Francis Street, Windsor SL4 1NJ, England
Phone Number: 443031237304
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and...

Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and offers an extraordinarily rich and varied day out. Throughout its history, the Castle has been redecorated, enlarged and rebuilt. Today The Queen spends most of her private weekends at the Castle, which is also used regularly for ceremonial and State occasions. Your ticket to Windsor Castle includes entry to our exhibition Waterloo at Windsor.

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This was an interesting tour and some amazing things to see, but it is quite expensive, and you can be restricted in some of the areas you can go.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Connah's Quay, United Kingdom
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Connah's Quay, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was an interesting tour and some amazing things to see, but it is quite expensive, and you can be restricted in some of the areas you can go.

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londonderry, northern ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Given the size of the castle you would assume you would be able to see more. Did not take long to go round. The free e-guides fine but could be a lot better. Tried the human guided tour also that goes every 20 minutes or so from the visitors entry point. This did not have anything more special than what... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked tickets online which reduce the time standing in queue.The castle is grand and very beautiful from inside but sadly photography is not allowed.The city of windsor is very pretty as well.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Somewhat magical to drop back in time at this super castle. Central to Windsor town, so easy access..

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Bendigo, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited as a part of a tour to Bath and Stone Henge and this was definitely well worth the visit. I would strongly recommend going early in the morning to try to be at the front of the queue, however I believe that it only opens at 9.30 or 10am. We arrived approximately 20 minutes before opening and already... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed visiting Windsor castle for the obvious reasons of history and culture. It's a must see for sure . But I was disappointed in the lack of crowd management and the slow moving lines to get to the ticket counter. The officials were ill-prepared and could,not manage the chaos. Took me over an hour to even get close... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A definite must see for lovers of the English royalty. There is a free half hour talk about the grounds which is worth hearing. The audio guide has lots of detail, if you want to have enough time to hear all of it give yourself at least two hours. The tower tour is good, has epic views on a sunny... More 

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Germantown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Windsor Castle is simply glorious. Fit for a Queen, the castle and its grounds are just spectacular. The rooms and furnishings on display are quite ornate yet beautiful.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Windsor castle, the rooms were stunning and the castle is stunning, Definitely worth the money and if you get your ticket stamped you can visit again for free within a year.

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virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The queue to get into Windsor is long and a pre-paid ticket will move you to a fast-queue. Once in, go to the state rooms, and wait until the crowds die down for the Doll's House, etc. We paid a little extra for the ''moat'' tour, which looked like not much at the entrance but once in, there's a superb... More 

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