People living in the foggy Albion consider castles of England one of the greatest treasures of their country. Not only are they masterpieces of architecture, but also a true embodiment of tradition – for which England is famous. These are mainly very old castles, usually inhabited by a ghost or associated with another mystical legend. Strong ancient walls, round towers as well as restrained, slightly ascetic appearance made these medieval strongholds, once erected to protect the homeland against land invasions, easily recognizable. Even though they have not managed to withstand all confrontations, there is no doubt that they have coped with the struggle with time with dignity, becoming part of the history of Britain and writing one of the most interesting of its pages. Tower of London, Windsor Castle, Leeds, Dover and hundreds of other English castles are open to visitors from all over the world.