Discover the places where «Game of Thrones» was filmed

Game of Thrones It is one of the best valued television bets with the highest number of audiences in recent years. Many fans want to visit the locations where this adaptation of the literary saga has been filmedSong of ice and fire, created by the writer George R. R. Martin. Do you want to know where those places are located? We show you some of them.

Northern Europe

Ireland

Ireland is the territory where more scenes have been filmed, acting as the primary stage in the production of the series.

HBO decided to establish facilities in Belfast, in which the shots that take place indoors are recorded. Many surrounding spaces are also used in history, for example, the immediate vicinity of the Down County tower, which serves as the Kingdom of Winterfell on television

Cliffs of Moher, Ireland - MVPhoto

Moreover, the characteristic and steep shape of the cliff of the coast of Rocadragón finds its real counterpart on the beaches of Londonderry.

Iceland

The events that take place in those strange and cold lands known as Beyond the Wall took shape in Iceland. The natural parks of this island were responsible for hosting the filming equipment in the middle of the ice. This is the case of the Vatnajökull glacier, the largest in Europe.

Vatnajökull Glacier, Iceland - Ralf Siemieniec

These icy spaces provided the viewer with the possibility of contemplating landscapes as beautiful as the Grjótago thermal cave. This location is located north of the country and owes its fame to the fact that it is allowed to enjoy a swim in its natural pool, which is completely surrounded by snow but whose waters reach temperatures above 50 degrees.

South of Europe

Malt

During the first season, Malta made numerous appearances in the series, turning its streets into those of King's Landing. The gate of the wall of Mdina, capital of the island during the 18th century, was transformed thanks to television magic at the entrance of the Red Fort.

Mdina, Malta - Karel Gallas

The Monastery of St. Dominic served as the palace gardens. For its part, the city of Pentos also saw the light there. In fact, the luxurious mansion in which Daenerys is staying in the first season is actually the summer residence of the president of the Maltese Republic.

Croatia

Croatia took over and Dubrovnik became King's Landing from the second season. This is due to the spectacularity of the metropolis. It has small Mediterranean-style houses protected from inclement sea and invaders by a thick and majestic wall. Walls that ended up having a great role during the walk of shame of Cersei Lannister.

Dubrovnik, Croatia - Sergey Novikov

The famous Minceta Tower, nestled next to this enormous fortification, shaped the House of Eternal, place to which the Mother of Dragons comes to rescue precisely these creatures.

The rest of this fantastic city known as Quarth, was filmed in Lokrum, a beautiful island located off the coast of the Croatian capital.

Spain

Spain was one of the last to join the recreation of the story told in the saga. The Kingdom of Dome and its fabulous Water Gardens came to life thanks to the Alcazar of Seville. It is one of the wonders considered World Heritage in which the cast of Game of Thrones He has had the pleasure of acting.

Reales Alcázares, Seville - jorgedasi

The scenes of the Sands of Meereen in which slaves and soldiers fight against dragons were shot in the Osuna bullring. Shots that have been listed as the most expensive in the history of television.

For its part, the Roman bridge of Córdoba was transmuted, giving rise to the Long Bridge of Volantis, the only union of this town with the rest of that world of fantasy and magic created by George R. R. Martin.

Africa

Morocco

The Khaleesi Odyssey through the Slave Bay and its tour of the so-called Free Cities was filmed in Marrakech and its surroundings.

The citadel of Aït-Ben-Haddou is an important tourist destination that was transformed into the fictional Yunkai. It is located in the middle of the desert and is considered a World Heritage Site by Unesco.

Ait Ben-Haddou, Morocco - Patricia Hofmeester

The fishing town of Essaouira, transformed into the imaginary Astapor, is another of the Moroccan populations that have seen their attributes moved to the series.

Imagination and reality have been mixed in these scenarios. If you read the saga, did you imagine them like that? And if you are a fan of the series, did you know where some of the most representative scenes had been recorded?

«The series is the series, the books are the books. Two different stories from the same story. »

-George R. R. Martin-

It is what the author of the saga pointed out about the differences in the plot between the literary and television versions. But fictitious or real, the truth is that the scenarios in which the plot unfolds are magnificent.

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