Where Game of Thrones Filmed

Where Game of Thrones Filmed

We all know that Game of Thrones is the one of the best TV shows of all time which requires a lot of effort from thousands of actors and crew members. The GOT-Game of Thrones film locations and the nations which have had the honor of posing as the lands of George R. R. Martin‘s vast imagination are Northern Ireland, Croatia, Iceland, Spain, Malta & Morocco.

The Location in some scenes, for example, scenes at winter fall, the Stark family home, were shot at Doune Castle in Scotland. Also in the first season, fans also see a young Daenerys marry Khal Drogo at the Azure Window in Malta, a famous natural limestone archway that collapsed into the Mediterranean Sea in 2017.

Here are some other Game of Thrones filming locations where you can go if you want.

1. Vatnajokull National Park at Iceland – (Beyond the Wall)

In the Game of Thrones, icy lava fields, the frozen lake, & snow-filled craters located beyond Castle Black & "North of the Wall" are the uncharted territories that wildlings and also White Walkers can roam. In originality, this vast tundra is Vatnajökull National Park, a protected wilderness on the east of Reykjavík.

2. Daenerys & Khal Darogo's Wedding

If we go Way back in season one of Game of Thrones, fans can see a pre-dragon Daenarys marry the "blood of her blood" & "moon of her life" Khal Drogo. At the unique and stunning Azure Window in Malta, the marriage scene was filmed. It was a major tourist attraction for both before & after the filming. Sadly, in 2017, the Azure window collapsed in a storm.

3. The Scaffold of the King's Landing

Perhaps from all others, the saddest location from all of Game of Thrones is the Fort Manoel in Malta was used as the location where Ned Stark met his end on King Joffrey’s orders. Which was built in the 18th century, the fort remains in a list of UNESCO’s tentative world heritage list. But really, it should make it to the list from its Game of Thrones appearance alone.

4. Old Town Dubrovnik in Croatia - King's Landing

Dubrovnik's Old Town appeared on screen as "King's Landing" during the 2nd season of Game of Thrones. Visitors can meander through the capital of the 7 Kingdoms on a GOT-themed walking tour, passing through the steps of Old Town’s magnificent St. Ignatius of Loyola Church (which was the site of Cersei Lannister’s brutal “walk of shame”).

5. Alcazar of Seville in Spain - Water Gardens of Dorne

During the 5th season of HBO’s hit TV show, this 700-year-old Andalusian palace was appeared as the Water Gardens of Dorne, and the seat of the House Martell of Sunspear. in real-life it was known as the Royal Alcázar of Seville, However, this UNESCO World Heritage site is recognized as Europe’s oldest still-in-use royal palace.The intricately detailed building in Seville is also considered as the best-preserved example of Mudejar (as Moorish-style) architecture.

6. Beyond The Wall

The scenes beyond the Wall in Game of Thrones have been filmed at various locations around Iceland, mostly at the Myrdalsjokull glacier, the Hverfjall volcano, and the Vatnajokull glacier.

7. The Mountain Beyond The Wall

One specific location beyond the wall happened in Season 7 E-6. It was then that Daenerys & her dragons saved the lives of almost everyone from certain death at the hands of the Night King. That location is actually Kirkjufell, a famous mountain and waterfall in Iceland.

8. Bordenas Reals, Spain - Dotharki Sexy

During GOT’s 6th season, Daenerys Targaryen, the Mother of Dragons is held captive by nomadic horse tribes in the most expensive Essos grasslands known as the Dothraki Sea. To shout these scenes, the show’s cast and other crew members traveled to a Mars-like landscape in northern Spain known as Bardenas Reales Natural Park. It is stretched in around 100,000 acres across the country’s Navarre region bordering Basque Country and it can be explored by car, foot, or with a bike riding.

9. Meteora, Greece - The Eyrie in the Vale of Arryn

The GOT cast team did not actually shoot scenes at this UNESCO World Heritage site. However, Meteora’s famed mountain-top monasteries were digitally mastered into the GOT series ’first season as a backdrop for the Sky Cells where Tyrion Lannister was imprisoned. At Meteora Greece, Travelers are completely free to catch beautiful views of these natural pinnacles by hiking plus biking, or rafting through the northern Greece valley, if anyone wishes to visit there, it is reachable by train from Athens.

10. Essaouira, Morocco – Astapor

Essaouira is most familiar place for Game of Thrones fans as the ancient city of Astapor, which is the home of the highly skilled slave-soldiers known as the Unsullied. In actual life, Essaouira is one of the port cities on Morocco’s Atlantic coast recognized for its fresh seafood, argon oil production, & world class kite surfing, Although UNESCO inscribed in the eighteen century Medina filled with local artisan shops.

11. Jon & Ygritte Cave

In perhaps the hottest scene in Game of Thrones history, Jon Snow proves he doesn’t, in fact, know anything, while spending an intimate evening with his Wildling love interest Ygritte. In the show, the pair spends the night north of the Wall, but in real life, the shouting location is actually inside lava caves Grjótagjá, Iceland.

12.The Great Pit of Daznak

Daznak Pit is the largest fighting pit in the Slaver’s Bay City in Meereen, it is seen in the 9th episode of 5th season, To fight for the Queen’s honor Sir Jorah enters combat at this location. In actual life, the Osuna BullRing is in Sevilla, Spain, stood in as the Great Pit.

13. Castle of Zafra, Spain - Tower of Joy

Castle of Zafra is one of the most revelatory moments in GOT history and takes place during a flashback at the Tower of Joy. (The naturally gifted Bran Stark sees a vision of his father, Ned Stark, and learns game changing detail information about a vital character’s familiar past.) This fundamental scene was shot at the Castle of Zafra in Guadalajara, Spain. It is located in the Sierra de Caldereros about 2 hours east of Madrid.

14. High Garden

In the 4th episode of the seventh season, fans finally got a look at High Garden, which is the home of the House Tyrell. It was seized by Jaime Lannister. However, the filming location, the Castillo de Almodóvar del Río in the Andalusian state of Córdoba, remains free from the Lanister grip.

So these all above are the famous locations where the Game of Thrones Series was filmed.