While we wait for the premiere of House of the Dragonthe first spinoff of game of Thrones which will reach the screen HBO on August 21 of this year; We can’t stop talking about the main series that started this great franchise. An unstoppable success, which is still a topic to talk about.
Although its last season and its final outcome generated a lot of scandal, there is no doubt that we are facing one of the most popular series in recent years. A production that surprised us with its history, performances and locations.
Game of Thrones was filmed in these beautiful and surprising places
Several of the sets belonging to King’s Landing were filmed in Croatia. In this way, in Dubrovnik you will be able to find the streets, ocean horizons, fortresses and even the walls that helped to recreate this fictional place. If you visit it, you can walk through the alleys that were part of the successful series of HBO.
When we talk about the continent of Essos, it is impossible not to remember the Middle East or North Africa. Interestingly, the fictional Yunkai and Pentos locations were filmed in the real world: precisely between Morocco Y malt.
game of Thrones also used several locations of Iceland to film some of his most famous scenes. In this way, in this panorama full of icy landscapes, you can find the cave with hot springs where Ygritte and John Snow had their first love encounter. This is Grjótagjá lava cave.
Northern Ireland’s County Antrim, which is known under the name Magheramorne, served to give life to different settings: Castle Black, Hardhome and The Wall. This destination was chosen to film the northern area inhabited by the blue-eyed undead and the savages.
Most of the scenes were filmed in Ireland, both in North and South Belfast. These locations can be seen when showing Winterfell (Winterfell) and The Iron Islands. On the other hand, Spain It was also one of the favorite places of game of Thrones.
Almería served to give life to the city of Meereen and the Dothraki territories. At the same time, the Basque Country was also preferred to record many events of the last season: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe served to recreate the scenes outside the island of Dragonstone, when Daenerys arrives in her homeland.
The Alcazar of Seville and the Monumental Ensemble of the Alcazaba of Almería were used to give life to the Poniente Gardens. As for the scene in the fifth season, when Daenerys is saved by Drogon, this was recorded in Seville. Precisely, in the Archaeological Ensemble of Italica.
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The incredible places where the series Game of Thrones was filmed