Tour of Windsor Castle

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Tour of Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle - a residence of British monarchs for the past 900 years in Windsor, Berkshire. His attendance is a mandatory program for every self-respecting British guest. Castle more accurately and vividly reflects the history and customs of this country.

I would like to come back on a sunny October day on the shores of Albion. But what he foggy? He's a bright saturated by Kolor Windsor.

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Arriving at Windsor Station - and this is where the shot hit the plate is forbidden to smoke. And in the picture below royal locomotive - already exhibit ... And once it arrived here crowned heads.

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are already seeing it - Windsor Castle, it is the name of the castle was the name of the current ruling royal dynasty

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In this phone booth, painted in the colors of the British flag, just "telephoned" grandmother Elizabeth II, on the other hand her grandson Harry.

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opposite the monument of another queen - Victoria.

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The castle was founded by William the Conqueror, in 1066. Of course, since then much water has flowed, and each monarch to contribute to the construction of the castle.

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The highest point of the castle - "Round Tower", which is located on a large hill and over it ...

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Flying the Royal Standard - Queen Elizabeth II is located in the castle.

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Just to the previous image I want to "bind" this one shot when the guard said something like, "and only the Queen of Great Britain ..

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This "holy of holies" - the personal residence of the Queen, her space. Here the tourists are not allowed.

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Official reception rooms and many other facilities are available for viewing, but can not be photographed. With the protection of Her Majesty did not joke and put the camera away.

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This is, of course, this postcard protection queen ...

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It is famous for its red uniforms and, of course, fur hats - that such a cap weighs 3 kilos, its height is 45, 7 cm, it is worn not only in winter but in summer. One cap leaves skin of a Canadian grizzly bear. This issue has become alarming animal rights, as a result of the Ministry of Defense tried to find another material for caps. However, artificial fur is less practical and perishable.

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against the introduction of artificial fur hats acts and Canada. The population of grizzly bears in the country hundreds of thousands. There are too many, and the Canadian government to issue licenses for their shooting. They hunt them mostly Canadian Indians who excrete sweat and bearskins. In other words, the transition of the royal guard in the synthetics can deprive Canadian Indians of good earnings.

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And this Chapel of St.. George (left), built as far back as the Middle Ages. There could not be there: they went worship, and tourists were not allowed.

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Last October rose.

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Golden Autumn Windsor.

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So we leave the residence of the British Crown.

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Finally the guy in the kilt, the bagpipes played us a farewell song.

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It is on this phone booth with the British flag, and I end up stories about a short stay in this country.

Tour of Windsor Castle