Game of Thrones is said to be the most pirated TV series in the history of entertainment, for rather obvious reasons. Unpredictable plot meets characters that you either hate or love, with an intricate detail to the background. In fact, the background is what got a lot of people addicted to the series in the first place.
You are perhaps familiar with the view of The Wall overlooking eternal snow, the mysterious castle of Winterfell, or Westeros with its buzzing medieval life. While a lot of the charm is attributed to the special effect team, locations where Game of Thrones do exist, and they are as breathtaking as you see on screen.
If you are a Game of Thrones fan, below are some of the places you must visit:
We have mentioned multiple times of how underrated Croatia is, and we can not stress that enough! Dubrovnik is where the scenes for King’s Landing are shot, and it is just as beautiful as you might remember it from the series. Perhaps even more. The city has earned UNESCO heritage status for its historical significance.
Considering how many memorable scenes were shot here, you will feel as if you were reenacting them yourself as you stroll around the beautiful city of Dubrovnik. The Old Town of Dubrovnik is filled with spots where the shooting took place, most can be accessed on feet. Several others are located towards and around the outskirts, thus a taxi ride or public transportation is needed.
Trsteno Arboretum for example, is a beautiful garden overlooking the ocean which you might recognize from scenes in which Lady Olenna Tyrell lounges for her infamous afternoon tea.
Or the Jesuit Staircase, where Cersei Lannister did her walk of shame back to the palace. While plenty of providers offer tours through Dubrovnik, it is also entirely possible to visit sites on your own.
Ireland is perhaps another underrated destination everyone should visit. Northern Ireland
Murlough Bay also appeared in the background of Battle of Blackwater Bay shipwreck. Northern
Ballintoy Harbor features a breathtaking rock formation adorned with sparse greenery which contributes to the grim atmosphere of the series. Step away from the