Game of Thrones series is the most watched tv series in the world with the record of only 10% of the population in the world that never watched this series. This series is about several squabbling houses from their kingdom who fight for the Thrones. For the Game of Thrones fan out there who ever wondered if the locations in the series really exist, the answer is yes, all the locations in the series do exist. But in the series they have done some impressive editing to make the location look more pleasing and to suit the scenes. For your information since this series was released all the filming locations visitors have kept increasing and will give credit to the tourism industry for the country that host these filming locations. So here’s a few fascinating Game of Thrones Filming Locations to Visit.
- Kings Landing : Dubrovnik, Croatia
In the series, Kings Landing is a capital city for the seven kingdoms in Westeros and where the king lived and ruled his kingdom. The real filming location of King Landing is Dubrovnik, Croatia. Dubrovnik is a beautiful city that is built on the Adriatic Sea and located in southern Croatia. This city was founded almost 13 centuries ago and the city wall is still well preserved. Dubrovnik’s building has a very antique and unique medieval architecture. Furthermore, this beautiful city is the finest and most well preserved medieval city in the whole of Europe.
- Meereen : Klis Fortress, Croatia
Meeren is an ancient and glorious city of slaver’s bay and this city is massive and full with slave masters and their slaves. Some of the real filming locations of Meereen is Klis Fortress. This fortress is a medieval fortress that is built above a village near Split, Croatia. This fortress was originally built as a small stronghold by the ancient Illyrian tribe Dalmate. Later this small stronghold was transformed into a big fortress during the Ottoman War in Europe. Besides, this fortress also served as a seat for many Croatia leader. This fortress is very famous for its defense against the Ottoman Advance. This fortress is also the key Crossroad between the Mediterranean belt and Balkan rear.
- The Great City Of Yunkai : Ait Benhaddou, Morocco
The Great City of Yunkai is also one of the ancient and glorious cities of slaver’s bay besides Meeren. This city was old before the dragon stirred in old Valyria. This city is ruled by the wise master which is an oligarchy of slave merchants. The real filming location of the Great City of Yunkai is Ait Benhaddou, Morocco. Ait Benhaddou is a fortification village that is built along the caravan route from Marrakech to the Sahara. This village is full of very antique architecture which is the Earthen clay architecture and very difficult to find. This village is located in Ouarzazate Province and was established in 757 by Ben Haddou.
- Royal Palace of Dorne : Real Alcazar Palace, Seville Spain
Royal Palace Of Dorne is a palace for House of Martell Lord of Dorne for hundreds of years. Dorne is located south end of Westeros and thousands of miles from Kings Landing. The real filming location of Royal Palace of Dorne is Real Alcazar Palace, Seville Spain. This palace is known as Royal Alcazar of Seville, royal palace built for Christian king, King Peter of Castile. This palace was built in the 14th century on the site of an Abbadid Fortress resident. It has Mudejar architecture and the Upper Alcazar is still used by the royal family.
- Braavos : Sibenik, Croatia
Braavos is a free city located east of Westeros, and it is the richest and the most powerful city. There is an iron bank in Braavos that is the most powerful financial institution in the world, that even the king takes loans from them. The real filming location of Braavos is Sibenik, Croatia. Sibenik is a historic city in Croatia that has medieval architecture. This city is Located in central Dalmatia where River Krka flow to the seas. This beautiful city is founded by Croats. It has very beautiful scenery and city layout that makes the landscape perfect.