What are the best real locations of Game of Thrones?

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    #1Thingvellir, Iceland

    Thingvellir, Iceland

    The Thingvellir National Park is one of those places that seems to come from a fantasy book. Is one of the most popular destinations of Iceland, and appeared at season 4 of Game of Thrones. 

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    Victoria Salinas
    Written on June 6, 2017
    "I am a die hard GoT fan as well as a nature enthusiast. GoT gives me the best of both worlds because of its' gripping plot and breathtaking landscapes. Visiting some of the settings of GoT have been a dream of mine and Thingvellir, Iceland is no exception. Nature lovers, scuba divers and sightseers alike will love this location for its views, scuba diving spots and cultural history. It's a must add to any bucket list."
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    #2Real Alcázar Palace, Seville, Spain

    Real Alcázar Palace, Seville, Spain

    The Alcázar of Seville is a royal palace renowned as one of the most beautiful in Spain. It has appeared in many epic Hollywood movies, like Lawrence of Arabia, and it used as a double for the Water Gardens of Dorne in Game of Thrones. 

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    William Peters
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "I loved seeing The Alcázar of Seville palace in the Game of Thrones. I personally study castles and palaces of history and this is one of my top favorites. The architecture is amazing."
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    #3Ouarzazate, Morocco

    Ouarzazate, Morocco

    Nicknamed The door of the desert, is the capital of Ouarzazate Province, Morocco. Its name comes from a Berber phrase meaning "without noise" or "without confusion", and it was used as a double of the city of Yunkai in Game of Thrones.

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    Eugene Davidson
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "Now this is one city in the Mid East that beckons me. And anymore that is saying a lot. The movie crew got out of there alive, so what the hell, put on my Hollywood duds and buy a ticket to antiquity! Not recommended for folks who like it cool, but if you can take the heat, join me for the adventure of a lifetime!"
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    #4The Roman Bridge, Cordoba, Spain

    The Roman Bridge, Cordoba, Spain

    The Roman bridge of Córdoba is a bridge in the Historic center of Córdoba, Spain, built in the early 1st century BC across the Guadalquivir river, and it was used as a double of the Long Bridge, a bridge spanning the mouth of the Rhoyne River.

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    Kathryn Garrett
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "Winter is Coming! I am a really big fan of Game of Thrones and the "Long Bridge" in the show looks amazing. It is one of the locations that I would like to visit along with other locations in the show."
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    #5Sibenik, Croatia

    Sibenik, Croatia

    This Renaissance Croatian city was introduced in season 5 of Game of Thrones when it was used as a double for the city of Braavos. A curious fact is that Bravoosi are skilled sailors and swordsmen just like the people of Sibenik.

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    Aaron Wood
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "Sibenik, Croatia was used in the 5th season of Game of Thrones as Braavos in the series. There are many similarities and that's perhaps why it was chosen for filming- there are many good sailors and swordsmen in Sibenik in real life."
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    #6Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik is known for its old town surrounded by stone walls. This paradise city of Croatia is one of the most real-life locations of the show Game of Thrones. It doubles up as King’s Landing, the fictional capital of the Seven Kingdoms.

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    Kelly Robinson
    Written on June 13, 2017
    "One of the most beautiful cities in the world. If you ever get the chance to visit you should. It would be so awesome to see all the GoT shooting areas."
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    #7Azure Window, Malta

    Azure Window, Malta

    Azure Window is one of the most unforgettable filming locations of the television series Game of Thrones. It was used to illustrate Vaes Dothraki, the city of the Dothraki people. 

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    Philip Butler
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "The Azure Window also known as the Dwejra (bay) Window is located in Malta. It was a 92 foot tall limestone natural arch on the island of Gozo in Malta. The Azure window was one of Malta's major tourist attractions. The arch, together with other natural features in the area, has appeared in a number of international films and media productions. Sadly, the arch fell into the sea in March of 2017"
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    #8Girona Cathedral, Girona, Spain

    Girona Cathedral, Girona, Spain

    The Girona Cathedral was used in season 6 of Game of Thrones as a double for the Great Sept of Baelor the center of religious worship for the Faith of the Seven and the seat of the High Septon of the Faith.

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    Ryan Coleman
    Written on September 29, 2017
    "I am huge fan of Game of Thrones and have been looking to visit sites and locations that they have used for filming. I coworker recommended the Girona Cathedral in Girona, Spain as the best location to visit to see a real location from Game of Thrones. I researched the Girona Cathedral on wikipedia and I think that I have to agree with my coworker. In fact, I am planning a trip to visit there next spring. Everything about the cathedral should make it an excellent choice to get a true Game of Thrones experience. "

Summary

Best What are the best real locations of Game of Thrones
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Thingvellir, IcelandPlaces 18 Paid
2Real Alcázar Palace, Seville, SpainPlaces 13 Paid
3Ouarzazate, MoroccoPlaces 12 Paid
4The Roman Bridge, Cordoba, SpainPlaces 9 Paid
5Sibenik, CroatiaPlaces 8 Paid
6Dubrovnik, CroatiaPlaces 5 Free
7Azure Window, MaltaPlaces 3 Paid
8Girona Cathedral, Girona, SpainPlaces 1 Paid
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