Windsor Castle, viewed from the Long Walk

Windsor Castle, viewed from the Long Walk

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Windsor Castle at sunset.

Viewed from the Long Walk in Windsor, England.

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Diliff, Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

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Windsor Castle

Quickly after its construction on the ancient location that was utilized for defensive purposes by both Celts and Romans, Windsor Castle became one of the most favorite residences of the English crown. With such attention, castle Windsor received numerous upgrades and fashion renovations during its long life.

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