'Game of Thrones': Stunning Filming Locations Around the World

The fantasy land of Westeros may seem like a mystical far away place, but many scenes in the popular 'Game of Thrones' series are filmed on-location in countries including the United Kingdom, Canada, Croatia, Iceland, Malta, Morocco, Spain and the United States. Try to recognize where these breath-taking sceneries from earth fit into the world of Westeros.

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Dark Hedges in Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland. Arya Stark made her escape from King's Landing disguised as a boy through this wooded area. It is where she was captured by the Brotherhood without Banners.
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Doune Castle in Stirlingshire, Scotland is used as the set for Winterfell.
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Krka National Park's cascading waterfalls on River Krka, Croatia serve as natural and countryside backdrop for many scenes.
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This harbor in Ballintoy, Northern Ireland is where Theon arrived at Pyke to seek an alliance with Balon.
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Look out for the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon in Iceland to serve as the background in a few season 7 episodes.
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Essaouira in Morocco was used to film various shots that took place in "Kings Landing" but was also used as Astopor (aka The Red City) in Slaver's Bay. Daenerys Targaryen travels here to free the slaves and have them join her army. This is the home of Grey Worm, the chosen commander of the Unsullied (played by Jacob Anderson).
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The exquisite landscape in Castildetierra, Bardenas, Spain fits perfectly in a world filled with sword fights and sorcery.
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The walled city, Dubrovnik Croatia, is real world version of King's Landing, a fictional city in Game of Thrones.
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The Alcazaba of Almería is a fortified complex in Almería, southern Spain. It is the capitol of Dorne, Kingdom of the House Martel, in season 6 of Game of Thrones.
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Situated above Downhill beach, the Mussenden Temple. has became a major tourist attraction. It is where Dragonstone Castle stands, and the beach below it is where the Red Priestess burns the wooden statutes to gather support for King Stannis Baratheon.
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The Grjótagjá Cave in the Mývatn region of Northern Iceland was used as a secret cave for Jon Snow and Ygritte.
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Ait ben haddou in Morocco was used to portray the city of Yunkai, another city captured by Daenerys Targaryen
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