Windsor Castle is the largest in Europe and the most populated in the world.
It's located in Berkshire, about 35 km far from London.
This castle covers about 45,000 square meters and it has a park of about 200 square meters (called Home Park).
It was originally built by Guglielmo il Conquistatore in 1066.
Although it had been destroyed by the fire several times, it was always rebuilt, extended and modified according to the tastes and needs of the various owners.
It is one of the official residences of Her Majesty The Queen.
You can recognize when she is in residence!
In fact the sign is a flag in the Castle's Round Tower; if it's the Royal Standard flag the Queen is in the castle.
This royal palace has a magnificent chapel, includes two farms with many cottage inhabited by the employees of the castle.
The Castle host foreign heads of state during their official visits
Today inside the Windsor Castle you can visit: the State Apartments, the royal apartments where the queen lives.
These apartments are gorgeous and preserve important paintings made by Rembrandt, Rubens, Holbein, Brueghel, Van Dyck and Canaletto, and drawings made by Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo all these belong to the Royal Collection.
The Semi-State Rooms are the rooms used during official meetings with government leaders .
The Doll's House is a spectacular home for the dolls that reproduces in detail the architecture and furnishings of an aristocratic house, with electricity and running water.
In the castle there is the St George's Chapel that is the chapel where are buried ten English monarchs.
The dining room is one of the largest in the world because it has more than 100 seats.
Like as in all the royal residences in UK, there are royal guards who guard the castle.
Even in Windsor Castle the changing of the guard is a remarkable tourists attraction.
The Royal Windsor Triathlon is a major event in the summer and there are marathons and 10K races throughout the Royal Borough too.