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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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It's worth it 100% to visit this wonderful castle!it's a really nice place for history lover's . I will come back asap ❤

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

It's worth it 100% to visit this wonderful castle!it's a really nice place for history lover's . I will come back asap ❤

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Thank Andreea F
Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had to que fo a short while as we hadn't thought to buy tickets beforehand. Beautiful gardens and the rooms are fantastic

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Thank Heather D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The castle and the surroundings are fantastic, however the admission is quite expensive and you have to pay extra for some internal buildings.

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Thank Si B
Windsor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Having been in the castle numerous times, the very best experience is getting to view the Kitchens (Not open all year so check dates) and the trip up the round towers roof (Please check to confirm selected dates.) We have a 4 year old boy who loves the grand dining room and information and kids activities are plentiful.

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Thank Graham G
Oldham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We wanted to view the exhibition of the queen's clothes through 90years.We were not disappointed. The staff are very informative and help to make the experience interesting.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Decided to come to Windsor for a short break and the castle was on the todo list. Glad we did it. The £20 admission fee seemed a bit step at first but the castle was well worth the money. So much to see we organised with a running commentary head set, even saw the changing of the guards. Great day

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed Windsor Castle. It was built by William The Conquerer almost 1000 years ago along with The Tower of London. It is still an active castle as the Queen apparently stays there frequently during the summer months. My wife said she enjoyed it better than Versailles (although the grounds and gardens don't really compare to Versailles IMO). It... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed this tour. I liked how there were several items of the time period from long ago. They charge to go up to a good lookout point - that seems like gouging since all you do is walk up some stairs, look around and go back down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the second visit this year and this time there were several more rooms open and we noticed things elsewhere that we had missed before. Thoroughly enjoyed the day, so much to see, Queen Mary’s dolls house, the state apartments, An exhibition of clothes worn by the queen at various major events, King Georges chapel, changing of the guard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A visit to the windsor castle is a must when you're in the uk. It takes approx 2 hrs or more to go around and have a look at all the attractions there. The closest you can get to the English Royal family. The architure and the collections in the castle are highlights throughout.

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