Then, why don’t you take a virtual tour to the stunning real-life Game of Thrones filming locations of this epic series?
…And then plan to visit them yourself!
1. Mereene filmed at Kliss fortress in Croatia, Morocco
Certainly, you might recall this epic scene with Daenerys and her dragons in Slaver’s Bay as she liberates Meereen. Dracarys! It was shot in Essaouira in Morocco.
2. Winterfell set in castle ward, Northern Ireland
The Castle Ward is the prime location for Winterfell and the lands surrounding Winterfell in the North. And surprisingly, this is where King Robert Baratheon and his retinue arrive and are met by the Starks in Season 1. This is also the place where Bran and Osha’s scenes in Season 1 take place.
3. Eeyrie filmed in Meteora, Greece
The Eyrie, nevertheless ruled by House Arryn in the series, was filmed in Meteora, Greece. And significantly, many great scenes were filmed here, including Tyrion Lannister’s imprisonment in the Sky Cells, plus Sansa Stark and Petyr Baelish’s lives hiding out as fugitives under Lysa Arryn’s reign.
4. Kings landing filmed in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Surprisingly, all the scenes in King’s Landing, the capital of the Seven Kingdoms in the series, were shot in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
5. Starks military encampment set in Audley’s castle and woods, Northern Ireland
Audley’s Field was used during Season 1 as King Robert Baratheon and his retinue arrives at Winterfell. It was also used in the backdrop of Robb’s Camp in Season 2 and the place where he first meets Talisa. Later on, Audley’s Field is where Alton Lannister is imprisoned with Jaime (and doesn’t live to tell the tale).
6. The wall and land beyond the wall in the svínafellsjökull glacier, Iceland
Then again, remember the Wall where the Men of the Night’s Watch guard from wildlings and WhiteWalkers! Additionally, all the scenes of Jon Snow’s adventures in the Night’s Watch were filmed in Iceland.
7. Iron islands in Ballintoy Harbour, Northern Ireland
This picturesque coastal nook is where Theon Greyjoy arrives back in the Iron Islands and where he later admires his ship, the Sea Bitch. This is also where he first meets his sister Yara.
8. Dragonstone set in downhill beach, Northern Ireland
Downhill Beach is indeed used in the filming of Game of Thrones as Dragonstone. It’s also where the Seven Idols of Westeros were burned and Melisandre, flames dancing into the night sky, proclaimed: “For the night is dark and full of terrors.”
7. Kingsroad is in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland
In Season 2, episode 1, On this King’s Road, Arya Stark escaped from the King’s Landing, indeed disguised as a boy. She was with Yoren, Gendry, Hot Pie and others who are to join the Night’s Watch, in a cart, while traveling north on the King’s Road.
8. Tollymore forest in Northern Ireland
In fact, this is where the Starks first meet the dire-wolves as puppies.