Game Of Thrones is known for its beautiful, enchanting locations. The King’s Landing, The Dragonstone, all these locations add a unique essence to the plot of the show. No one can deny that these gorgeous places leave them awestruck at the very moment they see it. So here are the 9 locations, where the epic scenes of Game Of Thrones are shot –
1. San Juan De Gaztelugatxe, Basque Country, Spain
Well, what better place to start this journey with. Hardcore Game Of Thrones fans’ will fall in love with this place. This is the Dragonstone. Daenerys’ entry point to Westeros. Who could forget those dragons flying around?
It is just an hour’s drive from Bilbao. The scenery, the calmness, the heartwarming picturesque will take you to a new world. It is one of the best places to revisit your favorite GOT moments.
2. Old Town Dubrovnik, Croatia
Welcome to the King’s Landing. Do you want a piece of royalty? Do you want to roam on the roads chanting Shame! Shame! If your answer is yes, than Old Town Dubrovnik, Croatia is your location. It is a city in Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. It is one of the major tourist spots. The relevance with Game of Thrones is also a reason behind that.
You can feel all the Game Of Thrones character’s rising in front of you, as you walk through the roads of this city. GOT themed walking tour is also available. You can also visit Fort Lovrijenac, to remember the epic Battle of Blackwater.
3. Ballintoy, Northern Ireland
Have you forgotten Iron Islands? The place where you are not considered a man until you have killed your first enemy.
If you want to relive the moments of Greyjoy’s, Ballintoy is your destination. The location and ambiance stand perfect for the Iron Islands.
Ballintoy is a small village, 28 km north-east of Coleraine. Though the place looks a bit shady in GOT, the story is entirely different in reality.
4. Dark Hedges, Northen Ireland
Don’t you want a horse ride on the Kingsroad? The green lustrous scenic view. The silence, the epiphany of mother nature and its beauty. Dark Hedges stands for the road you commonly know as the Kingsroad.
It is one of the most photographed places in Northern Ireland. This place is famous for its tunnel of bent beech trees. It is a road of beech trees on Bregagh Road between Stranocum and Armoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
You should once cross this path to relive those epic moments of Game Of Thrones. Don’t you want to go from Castle Black to the Capital?
5. Castle of Zafra, Spain
One of the most crucial scenes in the 67 episodes of Game Of Thrones is when Jon finds out about his true ancestry. The scene follows Jon Snow knowing that he also a Targerian through Bran’s vision. The scenario happened at the Tower of Joy in Dorne. Castle of Zafra stands as the location for Tower of Joy.
It is a 12th-century castle situated in the municipality of Campillo de Dueñas, in Guadalajara, Spain. The Kingdom of Aragon built this Sandstone castle. This castle was never captured and was triumphantly defended against the King of Castile in the 13th century. Well! This sounds perfect for the location of the Tower of Joy.
6. Castle of Almodovar del Rio, Cordoba, Spain
In Season 7 of Game Of Thrones, we saw the beautiful Highgarden. The place is known for its incomparable scenic beauty. Along with that, it stands as the foundation of House Tyrell.
Castle of Almodovar del Rio is the location for the gorgeous Highgarden of House Tyrell. It is a castle of Muslim origin, built-in the 8th century. Evidently, the VFX team of Game Of Thrones did a touch-up to add to its natural beauty.
7. Vatnajökull National Park, Iceland
Do you want to go beyond the wall? Chills, right? The wall and the things beyond that are a solid pillar of Game Of Thrones. Many crucial scenarios have happened beyond the wall, following the finale of Season 7.
Vatnajökull National Park stands as the basis for the location of beyond the Wall. It is a preserved wilderness area in south Iceland. Ice caves, massive glaciers, snowy mountain peaks, active geothermal fields, and rivers, defines the place. It is one of the three national parks in Iceland.
You can visit this place to relive that epic battle and its consequences in Season 7 of GOT. This place will surely give you the chills, both mentally and physically.
8. Bardenas Reales, Spain
The Bardenas Reales is the location for the Dothraki Sea. In Season 6 of Game Of Thrones, we saw Daenerys as a hostage under the nomadic horse tribes in the gregarious Essos fields known as the Dothraki Sea.
The Bardenas Reales is chosen as the location because of its Mars-like panorama. It is a semi-desert natural region, or badlands, in southeast Navarre. Its soils are made up of chalk, sandstone, and clay, and have been eroded by water and wind. This proves that GOT’s team does put their heart and soul in finding the perfect location.
9. Trujillo Castle, Cáceres, Spain
In Season 7 of Game of Thrones, we saw the ancestral seat for the House Lannister – Casterly Rock. It is known for the Lannister’s stronghold.
Trujillo Castle of Spain stands as the location for the Casterly Rock. It attains at the highest point of this town in Cáceres from which it gets its name. Well, it lands on the list if you want to feel the power and wealth of the Lannister’s.
The team of Game Of Thrones has put its heart and soul to find the most beautiful, unique, exotic and a bit creepy locations in the world. Well! That makes for the big name Game Of Thrones is. Do add some of these beautiful places in your travel list to relive those epic moments of Game Of Thrones.